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Connections Past & Present: Home

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Learning from the Past

Class One

Learning

  • Humans view themselves differently during different periods of time (Identity & Diversity)
  • Studying the past helps us understand how the world has changed and how it might change in the future  (Interdependence)
  • Create and use questions to guide research. (Inquiry & Research)
  • Determine key ideas and details in text-- summarizing/paraphrasing and citing evidence (Communication)

Slideshow Click here for today’s lesson

Doing

*Friday: Current Event presentations

1. Padlet: What objects are you curious about and why?

2. Quickwrite: Tech Then and Now

3. Step One of Research Proposal

4. Exit Ticket: HAL

Step One: What objects are you curious about? (They will get their own copy of this on Google Classroom, so they don't need to make a copy of this.)

Class Two

Learning

  • Studying the past helps us understand how the world has changed and how it might change in the future  (Interdependence)
  • Creates and uses research questions to guide inquiry on an issue or event (Inquiry & Research)

Slideshow ← Click here for today’s lesson

Doing

1. Assessment Review

2. QW: Evolution of Objects

3. Mini-Lesson: Britannica & How to Use it

4. Step Two of Research Proposal

5. Exit Ticket

Class Three

Learning

  • Studying the past helps us understand how the world has changed and how it might change in the future  (Interdependence)
  • Creates and uses research questions to guide inquiry on an issue or event (Inquiry & Research)

Slideshow ← Click here for today’s lesson

Doing

1. QW: Asking Questions

2. Generating Questions: Past, Present, & Future

3. Peer Feedback: Questions

4. Calendar Overview & Exit Ticket

Google / Wikipedia

1) Google - Remember to think about the following when reviewing a site:

  • CURRENCY - How recent is the information?
  • RELIABILITY - What kind of information is used in the resource?
  • AUTHORITY - Who is the creator or author? Are they reputable?
  • PURPOSE - Is it a fact or an opinion?

5 W's - Evaluating Sources

Asking Questions