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America's Declaration of Natural Rights--An Examination of the Declaration of Independence
Civil Rights 400 years of Struggle
Civil Rights Era in the Mississippi Delta Powerful History
Marching for Freedom a civil rights journey
Nightingale Geography Conference
Notes on Using Differentiation to Promte Literacy in the classroom
Privacy v. Security--Examining Political Cartoons and other Primary Sources related to the Patriot Act
SCAN--Online Critical Thinking Tool
Teaching About Landmark Supreme Court Decisions
Teaching with Essential Questions
Tech Grab Bag
There was no triangle story
Using Google Earth and Children's Literature
What Makes An Essential Question So Essential
What's Really Essential?
Creating Questions to Make Historical Connections
Figuring out what really matters
Teaching American History Project to create curriculum maps
Offer a way to teach around thematic concepts while keeping your chronological curricular map
We want curriculum to matter. Making history meaningful
Over rely on textbooks to frame curriculum. Essential questions to guide planning.
Wiggns & McTighe report which ties questions to specific unit goals
Address the bi ideas, think broadly
Do not have right or wrong answer
Must allow for multiple interpretations
Review an understanding of cause and effect
difficult to answer
EQ's reside at the top pf Bloom's Taxonomy
Why Use...a framework to use to construct their own understanding. For investigation as examine and own their own learning.
Choose 1 or more, trace, to 3 or more units. to review
Why do these in equitiie exist
consideer your wordking
How are groups treated differently?
what is the impact of the belief of equality
Use the same EQ's for the year
Make sure your questions are as pertinent to modern issues as to the past
Carefully select 3-7 EQs to use throught the year
Excercise shared with a list and then share in the restruction.
Essential questions forum on line
How to use EQ' effectively - provide multile perpespectives. Investigate through primary and secondary surces
Essential News Stories - use EQ's in every assignment. Canbe done online
Formulate 4 questions - to make it work add historical questions. HQ's for eachunti of study.
Find the topic relevant to time period/topic
EQ+ standard = HQ
HQ - articles of confederaton. Find the commonailties. Show connection, underline accordlingly
Add benchmark - review documents, forumulate the connectiion and see th specific...
Prove it exercise; EQ-HQ. Making sure they can back it up with evidence. Great prep for the organizer. HQ, openended
help on how to format text
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