Building basic skills in social studies.

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Contemporary Books , Chicago
Social sciences., Basic education., Social sciences -- Problems, exercises,
Other titlesContemporary"s building basic skills in social studies.
ContributionsContemporary Books, inc.
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LC ClassificationsH87 .B84
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 172 p. :
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Open LibraryOL4255455M
ISBN 100809259729
LC Control Number81000803
OCLC/WorldCa7282102

Building Basic Skills: Social Studies is ideal for individualized or group instruction, and contains a wide variety of passages in economics, history, political science, geography, and behavioral science, designed to develop basic reading-comprehension skills.

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As valuable as integration is within. Often, people have the necessary skills but lack the confidence to use them. Either way, practice will increase your confidence and improve your communication skills.

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These concepts can target social studies and literacy while teaching life skills. When we think we don’t have time for social studies – just remember – this isn’t just social studies. This is life skills.Students understand basic economic concepts and their individual roles in the economy and demonstrate basic economic reasoning skills.

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