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Learning from the Past

Class 14

Learning

-Understands that studying the past helps us understand how the world has changed and how it might change in the future.

-Develops new and imaginative ideas that have impact.

 

Doing

 

Practice & record Flipgrid project presentation. See the screen cast below giving directions on how to record your Flipgrid presentation.

Class 13

Learning

-Understands that studying the past helps us understand how the world has changed and how it might change in the future.

-Develops new and imaginative ideas that have impact.

 

Doing

1. Plan & create Flipgrid presentation script. (This is the only day you have to write your script.)

2. Exit Ticket: What is the #1 thing you want to remind yourself to focus on in how you give your presentation?

Class 12

Learning

Create a future object with design ideas from my  research.

 

Receive constructive feedback in a postive way.

 

Kiva update

1) Listen to Class 11 Flipgrid from partner who listened to you share your project last class.

 

2) Complete Day Four plan: Today I am going to…

 

3) Finish future model.

 

4) Exit Ticket: How do you think this experience of being in virtual school will change you?

Class 11

Learning
 

Create a future object with design ideas from my research.


Give constructive feedback in a positive way.

 

Doing
 

1) Complete Day Three plan: Today I am going to…
 

2) Work on your future model.

 

3) Complete Day Three plan: Here is what I did…(image) and My next steps are…
 

4) Share with a partner. (last 10 minutes)

 

5) Exit Ticket: 

 

  • Who did you listen to?
  • What comments/feedback do you have for your partner?

Class 10

Learning
 

Create a future object with design ideas from my research.
 

Doing

 

1) Complete Day Two plan: Today I am going to…
 

2) Work on your future model.
 

3) Complete Day Two plan: Here is what I did…(image) and My next steps are…
 

4) Exit Ticket: 

  • What did I accomplish today (include image)?
  • What will I work on in the next class?

Class 9

Learning
 

Create a future object with design ideas from my research.

 

Doing

 

1) Brainstorm possible mediums for your future model. 
 

2) Identify what medium you will use.
 

3) Jot down future features you will incorporate in your model based on your research.
 

4) Prepare to Create.
 

5) Exit ticket: 

  • What medium(s) do you plan to use for your future model
  • What are 2 design features you are thinking you will include in your future model and why

 

Class 8

1) Complete the student-led conference sheet. (20 min.)
 

2) Continue researching and taking notes to answer your research questions. (20 min.)

 

Class 7

Slideshow
 

1) Continue researching and taking notes to answer your research questions.

 

2.)Show and tell research with peers.

 

3) Exit ticket: On a 1-5 scale, how complete do you think your research is? 

Class 6

Slideshow
 

1) Respond to your teacher’s comments by improving your note cards.
 

2) Continue researching and taking notes to answer your research questions.
 

3) Exit ticket: How did you improve on your research today?
 

     *Describe 1-2 things you changed in your note cards.

     *Explain what you learned from improving your research today.

Class 5

Including Images

 

Goals

 

1) Determine key ideas and details in the text (note-taking)

 

2) Identify and explain images in your research.

 

Link to Slideshow

 

1) Continue research and taking notes, including finding images of your object for your research.
 

2) Exist ticket:  What was an image you found that was interesting and why?

 

Class 4

Asking Effective Questions

Slideshow

Asking Questions film
Breakout Room Etiquette & Helping Ask Questions film
  1. Add additional questions that relate to the past, present, and future.
  2. Continue researching and taking notes.
  3. Exit Ticket: What was most valuable about your breakout room session today?

Breakout room etiquette. Unmute, Video on, share 

Class 3

Slideshow

1. Research and take notes for 2-3 notecards.
 

2. Add additional questions that relate to the past, present, and future.

 

3. What will be your next question to research and why?
 

SAMPLE - Notecards
 
*Bicycle NoteCard example
 
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PowerPoint Review on Summarizing

Graphic Organizer for Summarizing

Class 2

Class 2

1) Review of Zoom ​

2) Open Inquiry Process Document

3) Open Notecards - In your Google Classroom

4) Copy and paste your questions into the Notecards

5) Review Screencast on how to answer questions using Britannic

6) Links to Resources below, the Screencast is in the LibGuide.

 

Slideshow

 

 

Notecards

 

*Bicycle Notecards example

 

Online Schedule

Class 1 (Thursday/Friday)

1) Watch 'Back to the Future 2015'

​2) Watch the screencast 'Back to the Future Project Overview'

3) Review and Complete the 'Inquiry Process Document' in Google Classroom

  1. List your top 2-3 object choices
  2. What you already know about the object?
  3. Research 2-3 objects using Google and/or Britannica
  4. Why do you think the object will hold your interest over the next several weeks?
  5. What do you want to learn about these objects?
  • Example of completed 'Inquiry Process Document'

Bicyle Future Model

To view an example of a drawing of a future model of a bicycle - Click Here.

Please note the labels explaining each feature.

Calendar - Odd Days - Click on image and open in new tab

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Calendar - Even Day - Click on image an open in new tab

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Asking Questions

Break out room - helping each other with questions

Creating a Notecard

Media

Finding Images

Types of Sources

Resources

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?

How to Record a Flipgrid Presentation