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Crossroads: Ideas for Thematic Teaching. Kelly McKee Lake Forest High School [email protected] Overview of Presentation. Common Core 10 NCSS Themes China First! Four “P” Themes Classroom Application. Let’s begin…. One Minute Essay!. Common Core. One Minute Essay!.

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Crossroads ideas for thematic teaching

Crossroads: Ideas for Thematic Teaching

Kelly McKee

Lake Forest High School

[email protected]


Overview of presentation

Overview of Presentation

  • Common Core

  • 10 NCSS Themes

  • China First!

  • Four “P” Themes

  • Classroom Application


Let s begin

Let’s begin….

  • One Minute Essay!


Common core

Common Core


One minute essay

One Minute Essay!

  • What does Common Core mean to you and your students?

  • How has Common Core changed your teaching?


Http www corestandards org ela literacy rh 9 10

http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RH/9-10


10 ncss themes

10 NCSS Themes

  • Culture

    2. Time, Continuity and Change

    3. People, Places and Environment

    4. Individual Development and Identity

    5. Individuals, Groups and Institutions


10 ncss themes1

10 NCSS Themes

  • Power, Authority and Governance

    7. Production, Distribution and Consumption

    8. Science, Technology and Society

    9. Global Connections

    10. Civic Ideals and Practices


10 ncss themes2

10 NCSS Themes

Application of NCSS Themes to the Ancient Crossroads exhibition…..

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Selecting themes

Selecting Themes

  • Everyday Life

  • Power and Glory

  • Influence and Innovation


The four p themes

The Four “P” Themes

  • Progress

  • Power

  • Population

  • Poverty


Crossroads ideas for thematic teaching

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Ming to mao

MING to MAO!

Zhu Yuanzhang – Hongwu Emperor

Mao Zedong


China first

CHINA FIRST!

MING (1368-1644)

QING (1644 – 1911)

REPUBLIC OF CHINA (1911-1949)

PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

(1949-Present Day)


Ming dynasty

MING DYNASTY

Global Events?


Forbidden city

Forbidden City


Great wall

Great Wall


Columbus

Columbus


Constantinople 1453

Constantinople 1453


Elizabeth and akbar

Elizabeth and Akbar


Martin luther

Martin Luther


Mayflower

Mayflower


Crossroads ideas for thematic teaching

MAKING CONNECTIONS


Taiping rebellion 1850 1864

Taiping Rebellion 1850-1864

  • Emancipation of serfs in Russia

  • U.S. Civil War

  • Colonial conquest of Africa

  • Unification of Italy and Germany

  • Perry arrives in Japan

  • Meiji Restoration in Japan

  • Sepoy Mutiny in India

  • French conquest Indochina


The learning process

The Learning Process

What instructional strategies most impact student learning?

Robert J. Marzano“Classroom Instruction that Works: Research Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement”


The learning process1

The Learning Process

-Question, Cues and Advance Organizers

-Identifying similarities and differences

-Summarizing and note taking

-Setting objectives and providing feedback

-Homework and Practice

-Nonlinguistic Representations

-Cooperative learning

-Generating and testing hypotheses


The learning process2

The Learning Process

Identifying similarities and differences = 45%

Summarizing and note taking = 34%

Homework and Practice = 23%

Nonlinguistic representations = 27%

Cooperative learning = 27%

Setting Objectives and providing feedback=23%

Generating and testing hypotheses = 23%

Questions, cues and advance organizers=22%


Classroom application

Classroom Application


Board games

Board Games!


Monologues

Monologues


Commonplace book

Commonplace Book


Commonplace book1

Commonplace Book

  • Thematic Application

  • Finding Common Ground…

    • PAST

    • PRESENT

    • FUTURE


Commonplace visual book

Commonplace Visual Book

  • Four ‘P’ Themes + Global Context

    • Thematic approach across regions and eras

  • Past-Present-Future

    • Indentifying similarities and differences

  • Visit to the Art Institute

    • Promoting Visual Literacy

    • Selecting objects at the museum

  • Student Voice

    • Cooperative Learning


Commonplace art talk

Commonplace Art Talk

  • Is this Common Core curriculum?


Crossroads ideas for thematic teaching

谢谢你!

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