The Social Studies Teacher's Book of Lists. 2nd Edition. J–B Ed: Book of Lists

  • ID: 2211001
  • Book
  • 448 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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This unique information source and time–saver for social studies teachers provides more than 550 useful lists for developing instructional materials and planning for students from the fourth through the twelfth grades. This updated and expanded edition contains 200 new lists!

For quick access and easy use, all of these lists are organized into seven sections corresponding to seven areas of the social studies curriculum, numbered consecutively, and printed in a format that can be photocopied as many times as required for individual or group instruction.

This book is filled with illuminating facts, startling statistics, practical checklists, and relevant research findings which will enhance social studies courses. Here are just a few examples of the interesting and challenging information you′ll find to enrich and enhance your social studies classes in each section of this resource:

United States History Section I is packed with 132 lists such as "North American Explorers" . . . "Thomas Jefferson′s Recipe for Ice Cream" . . . "Civil War Firsts" . . . "Women′s Rights Pioneers" . . . and "Terms Contributed by the Vietnam War."

World History Section II features 77 different lists ranging from "The Code of Hammurabi" . . . "Early Weapons" . . . "The Axis Powers of World War I" . . . "Members of the European Union" . . . and "Major World Philosophers."

American Government Among more than 50 lists in Section III are "The Bill of Rights" . . . "Kinds of Taxes" . . . "Presidential Firsts" . . . "Significant Third Parties" . . . "Most Frequently Challenged Books" . . . and "Online Resources for American Government."

Consumer Economics Section IV offers 57 useful lists such as "How to Complain Effectively" . . ."Nontraditional Occupations for Women" . . . "Types of Mortgages" ... "Tips for Shopping Smart and Avoiding Fraud" . . . . "Busiest U.S. Airports" . . . and "Home Computer Use and the Internet."
Sociology Section V presents 89 varied lists such as "Pioneers in the Field of Sociology". . . "Funeral Rituals and Customs". . . "Annual American Celebrations" ..."Teens & Sex: A Few Facts" . . . and "Women in the Labor Force."

Psychology Another 85 lists are provided in Section VI, including "Careers in Psychology and Mental Health"..."Mental Health Indicators". . . "Psychology Firsts" ... "Items for Creativity Brainstorming" ... "Smoking Behavior". . . and "Behavioral and Mental Disorders in Fiction."

Geography The last section presents 58 stimulating lists such as "Map Features" . . . "The 20 Most Populous Countries" . . . "The Great Lakes" . . . "World Currencies" "Nations of Africa" and "Environmental Education Resources."

The National Council for the Social Studies has established ten interdisciplinary thematic standards that encompass the subject areas of social studies. The lists provided in this book can augment instruction in at least one and often several of these ten thematic standards.

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Ronald L. Partin, Ph.D., is a professor emeritus from the College of Education at Bowling Green State University. He lives, writes, and consults in the mountains of Western North Carolina.
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