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By Jere Brophy, Janet Alleman

Drawing on interview information, the authors describe K-3 scholars' wisdom and brooding about uncomplicated points of the social international which are addressed within the simple social reviews curriculum. The interviews fascinated by human actions in relation to 9 cultural universals which are often addressed within the undemanding social reports curriculum: meals, garments, shield, conversation, transportation, relations residing, adolescence, cash, and govt. This quantity synthesizes findings from the learn and discusses their implications for curriculum and guide in early social reports. kid's wondering Cultural Universals considerably expands the data base on advancements in kid's social wisdom and pondering and, additionally, presents a wealth of knowledge to notify social reports educators' and curriculum builders' efforts to check guideline to scholars' past wisdom, either via construction on already constructed legitimate wisdom and via addressing universal misconceptions. It represents a quantum jump within the availability of data at the trajectories of kid's wisdom approximately universal issues in basic straightforward social reviews schooling.

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Doesn’t know/no relevant response 38 16 11 6 5 –37 1. You get more cereal; bigger box, lasts longer 2. 1 (Continued) Total K 1 2 3 96 24 24 24 24 3. Cereal has additional or more expensive stuff in it: sugar, marshmallows, honey, food coloring, toys in the box, the box itself 15 2 5 4 4 4. Cereal needs to be manufactured but apples can be picked 8 0 0 3 5 Number of Students Phi 32 26. It costs more to eat a meal in a restaurant than it does to have the same meal at home. Why is that? 0. Doesn’t know/no relevant response 31 19 8 3 1 –62 1.

Why are these foods good for you? 0. Doesn’t know/no relevant response 6 0 3 2 1 17 10 5 1 1 1. They keep you healthy 24 3 8 7 6 2. They make you strong 3. They help you grow/make you big 6 11 0 4 2 3 3 2 1 2 4. They help specific parts of the body: heart, teeth, bones, and so on 11 2 2 3 4 5. They give you energy 8 0 1 3 4 24 6. They do not have fats or sugars 8 1 1 2 4 19 7. They contain healthy stuff/nutrition 21 5 4 7 5 8. They contain vitamins, minerals, proteins, fiber, and so on 18 1 2 7 8 33 5A.

They put junk inside of it. ) They’ll make you throw up. ) Oreo cookies. Chocolate chip cookies. 1st 4. Chicken noodle soup, beans, rice, bread, fish . . that’s all I can think of. ) ’Cause they have nutrition in them. ) Nutrition is stuff that helps you grow. It’s like a kind of vitamin. 5. That’s like candy and peanuts and all that stuff. ) ’Cause they have a lot of sugar in them. Good foods don’t have any sugar in them. Junk foods have a bunch of sugar in them. ) It could get in your teeth and rottens them instead of making you grow.

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