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Elementary School, Social Studies Curriculum

Social studies curriculum for the gifted at the elementary level must contain the elements of good curriculum, exemplary curriculum in the subject area as delineated in the national standards reports for civics, history, economics, and geography, and differentiation features found effective with gifted learners.

Sound curriculum features for all curricula must be designed in such a way as to state goals, outcomes, activities, and strategies and materials to be employed to address outcomes and assessment approaches to assess learning outcomes. Based on how students learn in any given curriculum, the curriculum is revised to reflect a stronger emphasis in areas that students need more help. Thus, the design work of a social studies curriculum is essential by individual discipline first and then in a more interdisciplinary ...

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