NEW JERSEY STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - SUMMER 1999

C U R R I C U L U M
F R A M E W O R K

NEW JERSEY
SOCIAL STUDIES
CURRICULUM FRAMEWORK


CHRISTINE TODD WHITMAN
Governor


DAVID C. HESPE
Commissioner of Education


ELLEN M. SCHECHTER
Assistant Commissioner
Division of Academic and Career Standards


JAY DOOLAN
Director
Office of Standards and Professional Development


John Dougherty
Social Studies Coordinator

Summer 1999
PTM #1501.18

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

introduction.pdf
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 Cover

Table of Contents

List of Tables

Preface

Vision: A New Beginning for Social Studies in New Jersey

Acknowledgements

INTRODUCTION TO THE NEW JERSEY SOCIAL STUDIES
CURRICULUM FRAMEWORK INITIATIVE

Historical Perspective
Overview and Organization

chapter1.pdf
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Chapter 1: UNDERSTANDING CIVICS

Standard 6.1 Citizenship and Government
Standard 6.2 Citizenship and Democracy

chapter2.pdf
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Chapter 2: UNDERSTANDING HISTORY

Standard 6.3 Political and Diplomatic History
Standard 6.4 Social History
Standard 6.5 Cultures and History
Standard 6.6 Economics and History

chapter3.pdf
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Chapter 3: UNDERSTANDING GEOGRAPHY

Standard 6.7 Physical Geography
Standard 6.8 Human Geography
Standard 6.9 Environment and Society

chapter4.pdf
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Chapter 4: INSTRUCTIONAL ADAPTATIONS FOR STUDENTS WITH DIVERSE NEEDS

Part A: Adaptations for Students with Disabilities
Part B: Adaptations for Students with Limited English Proficiency
Part C: Adaptations for Exceptionally Able (Gifted) Learners

chapter5.pdf
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Chapter 5: WORKING WITH STUDENTS USING THE CROSS-CONTENT WORKPLACE READINESS STANDARDS
appendix.pdf
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 APPENDICES

Appendix A: SUGGESTED HISTORY GUIDELINES

Appendix B: LIST OF HISTORIC SITES AND ORGANIZATIONS

Appendix C: GENERAL BIBLIOGRAPHY
(Proposed by Educational Media Association of New Jersey)

Appendix D: TOPICAL GUIDE TO RESOURCES FOR TEACHING NEW JERSEY HISTORY
(Prepared by The New Jersey Historical Commission)