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Social Studies In Action A Methodology Workshop, K-5.
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Engage.

1

Getting Started

Watch the video introduction to familiarize yourself with the session, instructor, and participants. As you watch, think about the resources you use in teaching social studies.

Mary McFarland.

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View Video Segment: Introduction

Go to this segment in the video by matching the image (to the left) on your TV screen. You'll find this segment at the beginning of the video. Watch for about 17 minutes.

In this video segment, participants share resources they use to teach social studies, and analyze classroom examples.

2

What Do You Know?

A concept chart can help you connect learning goals and resources that you currently use to teach social studies. Begin by thinking of a social studies unit you teach. Recall the objectives for the unit and the resources you use.

Use the Concept Chart (PDF) to list the objectives and the resources.

Here is an example:

Example concept chart.

3

Reflect on Your Work

When you have completed your chart, review the resources you use and consider the following questions:

  • What types of resources do you tend to use?
  • What influences your choice of resources?
  • Why have some resources been more successful than others?
  • What resources from the video would you add to your list?

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