Active Engagement with Current Events and Addressing Marzano's 9 10:00-11:00, 12:15-1:10 JCMS D107 1. 2. 3. 4. UNITS of STUDY History Civics/Government Geography Economics 5. STANDARDS Choices have consequences Individuals have rights and responsibilities Societies are shapes by beliefs, idea, and diversity Societies experience continuity and change over time Relationships between people, place, idea and environments are dynamic 4-ESS3.B (4-ESS3-2) A variety of hazards result from natural processes. Humans cannot eliminate the hazards but can take steps to reduce their impacts. 5-ESS3.C (5-ESS3-1) Human Impacts on Earths Systems. Human activities in agriculture industry and everyday live have had major effects on land. But individuals and communities are doing things to help protect the earth’s resources and environments. MS ESS2.D (MS ESS2-5) Weather and Fourth Grade-Geography (G), pg 5 • Students will use maps, graphic representations, tools and technologies to locate use and present information about people , places a and environments Fifth Grade – Geography Skills, pg 7 • Answer geographic questions to construct knowledge and connect To effectively summarize, students must delete some information, substitute some information and keep some information. Non-linguistic representations should elaborate on the pre-existing knowledge or the newly introduced knowledge. A variety of activities to produce non-linguistic representations should be used. • • • • • Creating Graphic Representations Making Physical Models Generating Mental Pictures Drawing Pictures and Pictographs Engaging in Kinesthetic Activities Hypotheses generation and testing can be approached in a more inductive or deductive manner. Inductive-Use general rules to make a prediction about a specific event. Deductive-Specific pieces of information lead to general conclusion Presenting students with explicit guidance in identifying similarities and differences enhances students’ understanding of ability to use knowledge Students should be encouraged to personalize the teacher’s goals, adapting them to their personal needs and desires. Students can effectively provide some of their own feedback. Non-authoritative feedback produces significant gain. Cooperative learning should be applied consistently and systematically, yet not overused. Organizing groups based on ability should be done sparingly. Cues, questions and advanced organizers should focus on what is important, rather than what is unusual. Daily Curriculum Available Reward is most effective when it is contingent on the attainment of some standard of performance. The amount of homework should vary from elementary, to middle, to high school. Parent involvement in homework should be kept at a minimum. Paper Options e-Options Spiral Notebook Pocket Folder Note Taking Guide Preparation Remember that CNN Student News is a news program that presents current events and issues in the real world. We strongly advise you to preview each program before showing students, as you are the best judge of the appropriateness of its news content for your specific class. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Teacher Establish learning target Play Student News Clips or entire video Guide in clarification of main idea and supporting details. Lead discussion by using H.O.T.S. Exit Ticket, Home Connection, Reflection on Class 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Students Reflect and TPS Using note-taking materials thoughtfully Students are partnered or groups accordingly Discuss and ask questions for clarification Adding to Reflection and participating in closing activity.