Examines the meaning of curriculum, discusses curriculum integration, describes how to plan, create, and evaluate a curriculum, and examines how modern literacy, mathematics, social studies, science, and expressive arts curricula evolved into their present forms. Methods of assessing children's progress through the curriculum are integrated throughout.
Contents: Preface. Planning and Creating the Curriculum. Language and Literacy: Speaking, Writing, and Reading. Mathematics: How Much, How Many, What Size, What Shape. Science: Curiosity About Their World. Social Studies: Learning to Live Together. The Expressive Arts: Creativity in Action.