In the research, it was aimed to analyse the social studies course book of 4th graders in Turkey in terms of values. The research was designed in the form of a case study, which is one of the qualitative study design forms. The research data were determined according to the purposeful sampling method. As the book related to a grade in which the social studies education is given at the elementary school level, the social studies course book of 4th graders was generated. The research data were obtained through document analysis. And the data obtained were analyzed through content analysis. According to the outcome of the research, the following results were obtained. In the learning area of “individual and society " the values of; scientificity, responsibility, patriotism, respect for differences, success, benevolence, and in the learning area of “culture and heritage " the values of; giving importance to family unity, respect for elders, love, respect, tolerance, forgiveness, peace, success, honesty, courage and patriotism have been obtained. In the learning area of “people places and environments " the values of; benevolence, scientificness, being a sharer, patience, courage, love of nature, sensitivity to the natural environment, giving importance to family unity, in the learning area of “production, distribution and consumption" the values of; being healthy, benevolence, justice, austerity and success have been determined. In the learning area of “active citizenship " the values of; equality, respect for differences, love, being healthy, freedom, benevolence, responsibility, self-confidence, diligence, friendship, solidarity, being a sharer, peace, patriotism, success, scientificity, secularism, courage, in the learning area of "global connections " the values of; hospitality, responsibility, reliability, honesty, self-confidence, politeness, respect for differences, peace and love were the values obtained.
|Publication Date||December 31, 2020|
|Published in Issue||Year 2020Volume: 18|