Needs Assessment Based upon the Common Core and the AASL Learning Standards we developed this inquiry based lesson to help students investigate the world of social action and social change. From working with this particular group of students we have created lessons (see overview of unit) that:
Scaffold necessary skills to become expert researcher and presenters
Allow the teacher and librarian to tweak lessons to further meet their needs
Learner Analysis By working with this group throughout the year both teachers feel a strong understanding of what they need to successfully complete this project. By engaging students in a variety of activities and allowing them the opportunity to express what they’ve learned in a variety of ways we will reach all learners!
Learner Analysis Historically Underrepresented students Isearch’s purpose is to allow students to seek information within his or her own interests By taking his or her own path students can find the best way path for him or her Students produce a variety of products to explain their learning allowing students to show off a variety of skill sets By using the media center, students who don’t have access to computers will find success in their work
Detailed list on the Unit Plan Overview In general students will: - master the research tools available in the library. -conduct meaningful research. -present their findings. -think about the process of conducting research, writing MLA research paper and participating in changing their communities. Instructional Objectives