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Week 3/ August 21 to August 25

August 21 2017

Standard:

None due to Eclipse Attendance

Essential Question:

None due to Eclipse Attendance

Activator:

None due to Eclipse Attendance

Teaching Strategies:

Students can work on class note books

Summarizer:

None due to Eclipse Attendance

Differentiation:

None due to Eclipse Attendance

 

 

August 22 2017

Essential Question:

What is World History?  What are the principles we will use to study World History?

Standards:

All apply as we will introduce World History

Activator:

Students will answer this question: What is History? In your opinion.

Teaching Strategies:

Students will be provided with an introduction to World History.  This will go over a number of different key concepts that will help students understand World History as we go forward.  Students will also be introduced to the concept of GRAPES (Geography, Religion, Achievements, Political Systems, Economy, and Social System).

Students will then write about their GRAPES.

Summarizer:

Students will submit their GRAPES writing assignment.

Differentiation:

Direct instruction, creative individual writing.

 

 

August 23 2015

Essential Question:

What are the themes that carry through history?

Standards:

World History Themes

Activator:

Does History repeat itself?  Is so how, provide an example.  If not how, provide an example.

Teaching Strategies:

Students will be provided with and Introduction to Themes.  Each of the themes below will be briefly discussed.

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Georgia Standards of Excellence: Themes

Conflict and Change: When there is conflict between or within societies, change is the result.

Conflict Resolution: Societies resolve conflicts through legal procedures, force, and/or compromise.

Culture: The culture of a society is the product of the religion, beliefs, customs, traditions, and government of that society.

Governance: As a society increases in complexity and interacts with other societies, the complexity of the government also increases.

Individuals, Groups, Institutions: The actions of individuals, groups, and/or institutions affect society through intended and unintended consequences.

Location: Location affects a society’s economy, culture, and development.

Movement/Migration: The movement or migration of people and ideas affects all societies involved.

Continuity & Change Over Time: Although change occurs over time, there is continuity to the basic structure of that society.

Technological Innovation: Technological innovations have consequences, both intended and unintended, for a society

 

Following the discussion of the themes, students will be provided with articles that relate to themes.  They will be asked to identify which theme the article relates to and why.  We will discuss.

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Summarizer:

We will discuss the project the classes will start on the next day.

Differentiation:

Guided reading and class discussion.

 

 

August 24 2015

Essential Question:

What are the themes that carry through history?

Standards:

World History Themes

Activator:

Based on the themes we talked about yesterday, what event going on in the world today, or what event that you have heard about fits under one of the themes?  Indicate the theme.  Indicate the event.

Teaching Strategies:

Students will begin a group project.  Students will be grouped in groups of 3-4.  For this project, they will create a poster that covers five of the themes.  They must create 5 blocks on their poster, each labeled by theme.  The themes are Conflict and Change, Conflict Resolution, Culture, Governance, Individuals, Groups, Institutions, Location, Movement/Migration, Continuity & Change Over Time, and Technological Innovation.  Students will decide which 5 themes they will cover.  In each block, in addition to the theme the groups must include 3 things, a 2-3 sentence description of an event that relates to the theme, a 2-3 sentence description of the theme (in their own words), and a 2-3 sentence description of how the event applies to the theme.  Finally each block must have something creative.  Rather this is an image they draw, a song, a rap, a poster, etc.  Each of the theme blocks is worth 20 points, and overall creativity, for something that is above and beyond, counts for a additional 10 points, for a total possible score of 110 points.

Summarizer:

Answer in questions on themes projects.

Differentiation:

Group project

 

 

August 25 2015

Essential Question:

What are the themes that carry through history?

Standards:

World History Themes

Activator:

Check progress on projects.  

Students will also write what their parts or what they completed on their projects.

Teaching Strategies:

Students will continue working on projects.

Summarizer:

Students will submit their projects

Differentiation:

Group projects

 

 

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