عنوان مقاله [English]
The place of human capabilities in social society is manifested when it can be defined in order to develop life goals. In other words, having desirable conditions in life is possible if it is defined in accordance with life skills. Life skills are competencies that the educational system prepares and prepares for students in the learning process. The aim of this study was to identify the characteristics of life skills according to the World Health Organization in the social studies curriculum. The research approach was qualitative and documentary study. The research population included elementary school social studies textbooks in the 99-98 academic year, in which all third to sixth grade textbooks were studied. Content analysis method was used to Coding method. To ensure and validate the accuracy of the data, the researcher's self-review method and the technique of obtaining accurate parallel information were used. The steps of data analysis are: 1) Determining semantic units 2) Coding semantic units 3) Classifying codes 4) Determining themes The findings of this study were examined, 6 Themes of interpersonal interactions, Structuring interaction, Friend Orientation, attitude creation, decision-making and awareness, and 23 classified codes and 141 primary codes. Therefore, it can be said that life skills in elementary school include dimensions and characteristics whose importance has been identified by global organizations.