Social Studies in Elementary Education, 16th edition

  • Walter C. Parker
  • Terence A. Beck


Social Studies in Elementary Education presents field-tested content, strategies, tools, and resources for teaching K-8 social studies. It helps you develop the knowledge and skills to bring social studies to life in your classroom and give context to reading, writing, science, and math.

Table of contents

Part 1: Introduction to Social Studies Education
1. Social Studies Education: Why and What
2. Teaching in Diverse Classrooms

Part 2: The Social Studies Curriculum
3. Civics and Democratic Citizenship Education
4. Civics: Current Events and Public Issues
5. Economics, Anthropology and Sociology
6. Geography
7. History

Part 3: Planning and Teaching Social Studies
8. Assessing Student Learning
9. Planning Units, Lessons, and Activities
10. Five Great Teaching Strategies
11. The Literacy-Social Studies Connection
12. Social Studies as the Integrating Core
13. Finding, Evaluating, and Using Great Resources

Published by Pearson (June 30th 2021) - Copyright © 2022