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Ideas for Teaching on the Block. MNPS Social Studies In-Service 8/10/10 Doug Trotter John Overton High School [email protected] Guiding Principle. Time is a resource to be maximized. . www.mnpsblockideas.wikispaces.com. What We Do. Challenges & Benefits of Block?. What are they?

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Ideas for teaching on the block

Ideas for Teaching on the Block

MNPS Social Studies In-Service

8/10/10

Doug Trotter

John Overton High School

[email protected]


Guiding principle

Guiding Principle

Time is a resource to be maximized.


Www mnpsblockideas wikispaces com

www.mnpsblockideas.wikispaces.com


What we do

What We Do


Challenges benefits of block

Challenges & Benefits of Block?

  • What are they?

  • Can we use the benefits to address the challenges?


Teaching strategies a sampling

Teaching Strategies – a Sampling

  • Quick Writes

  • SOAPS/APPARTS

  • Defend/Refute/Qualify

  • Think/Write/Pair/Share

  • Expert Jigsaw

  • Lecture/Discussion

  • Group Presentation

  • Frayer Models

  • Graphic Organizers

  • Association Chains

  • It Says/I Say

  • Dialectical Notebooks

  • Learning Centers

  • Videos

  • Socratic Seminar

  • List/Group/Label

  • Debate

  • Simulation

  • History Frames

  • Induction/Deduction

  • Posters/Charts

  • Textbook Questions

Teacher-Centered vs. Student-Centered?


What we do1

What We Do


Ideas for teaching on the block

American Studies

Race in the Gilded Age/Progressive Era

John Hope, Booker T. Washington, WEB Dubois

Bridge to Prior Knowledge

  • New Learning

    Application

    ReviewAssessment


Ideas for teaching on the block

AP US History

Politics of Immigration mid-to-late 1800s

Rise of Nativism

Clip from Gangs of New York

Selections from The American Reader & The American Spirit

  • Bridge to Prior Knowledge

  • New Learning

  • Application

  • ReviewAssessment


Ap us government civil rights liberties 14 th amendment case presentations

AP US GovernmentCivil Rights & Liberties – 14th AmendmentCase Presentations

  • Bridge to Prior Knowledge

  • New Learning

  • Application

  • ReviewAssessment


Standard us history intro 1960s textbook reading exercise 1960s social change

Standard US HistoryIntro 1960sTextbook Reading Exercise1960s Social Change

  • Bridge to Prior Knowledge

  • New Learning

  • Application

  • ReviewAssessment


Ap us history photos soup kitchens then now great depression new deal d r q hoover s response to gd

AP US HistoryPhotos – Soup Kitchens Then & NowGreat Depression & New DealD/R/Q – Hoover’s Response to GD

  • Bridge to Prior Knowledge

  • New Learning

  • Application

  • ReviewAssessment


Observations

Observations

  • Over-plan at first.

  • Don’t go slower…go faster

    • You have less time, so prioritize!

  • Students must do more on their own.

    • At home & in classroom (student-centered)

    • Find ways to hold them accountable.

  • Review, review, review.

  • You don’t have to change who you are.


Strategies a sampling

Strategies: A Sampling


Frayer model

Frayer Model

Imperialism


List group label

List – Group - Label

17th Amendment

Referendum

Pure Food & Drug Act

NAWSA

Carrie Nation

Ida Tarbell

Federal Reserve Board

Recall Election

Theodore Roosevelt

19th Amendment

Federal Trade Commission

Muckrakers

Anne Dallas Dudley

18th Amendment


Ideas for teaching on the block

  • SOAPS

  • APPARTS


Association chains with thesis

Association Chains with Thesis

Billie Holiday - ___________ ____________

___________ ___________ _____________

Topic Sentence: __________________________

_______________________________________

_______________________________________

_______________________________________


History frame story mapping name

HISTORY FRAME: Story Mapping Name: ________________________

TITLE OF EVENT

PARTICIPANTS/KEY PLAYERS

PROBLEM OR GOAL

WHERE:

WHEN:

RESOLUTION OR OUTCOME

KEY EPISODES OR EVENTS

THEMES/LESSONS/SO WHAT?


Writing thesis statements

Writing Thesis Statements

Pentagon Papers

My Lai Massacre

Walter Cronkite

Public Opposition to War

Television

Tet Offensive

Topic Sentence: ___________________________

________________________________________

________________________________________

________________________________________


Graphic organizers

Graphic Organizers


A word about technology

A Word About Technology

  • Twitter

  • Google Docs

  • Wordpress, Blogspot, Ning, etc.


Resources

Resources

  • Teaching in the Block: Strategies for Engaging Active Learners, Canady & Retting

  • Websites

  • www.mnpsblockideas.wikispaces.com


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