These methods include; use of questions and answers, lecturing, demonstration, discussion and field trips.
Response: My students are assessed after every topic. However, at the closing stages of every lesson we normally conduct a question-and-answer session to ensure that all students have understood the concept taught.
Response: With the help of bright and exceptionally gifted students, I have developed a program set outside the normal class routine. In this program, they are given learning aids to help them understand the subject better. Furthermore, while teaching them, I usually start with simpler concepts before proceeding to complex ones. In this case, they will understand and appreciate the subject.
Social Studies denote an integrated study of humanities and social sciences with the aim of promoting civic competence. The major topics of study that have been paid attention to in the 1st grade Social Studies program are; The Family, Clothing, Shelter, Food as a Basic Need and Proud to Be American. There is thoroughness in the setting of the curriculum. These standards have gone thorough details to ensure that the children in the first grade learn a lot at the end of each topic (Adler, Dougan & Garcia, 2006). Every standard has the objective of making sure that all concepts are understood to depth, and the difficulty level of the concept matches the grade level.
The social studies curriculum standards have provided a structure in planning what should be taught in the social studies program not only for the 1st grade but also starting from kindergarten to the 12th grade. This structure provides themes in which students learn about the general human experience in the world. Students are educated to and prepared for the challenges that citizens face in a democratic nation (Adler et al 2006). The standard is organized in a manner ...Show more