Gr5 Ss Academic Choice

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Gr5 Ss Academic Choice

  1. 1. Grade 5 Social Studies Academic Choice Assignment NYS Assessment Monday, November 16, 2009 and Tuesday, November 17, 2009 Presented by Dr. Isaac, Assistant Principal
  2. 3. KEY CONCEPTS OF SOCIAL STUDIES HISTORY GEOGRAPHY ECONOMICS CIVICS, CITIZENSHIP, AND GOVERNMENT
  3. 4. Big Ideas of History Imperialism Nationalism Urbanization Movement of people and goods Interdependence Identity Empathy Diversity Culture Choice Conflict Change Belief systems
  4. 5. Big Ideas of Geography Human systems Physical systems Places and regions The world in spatial terms The uses of geography Environment and society
  5. 6. Big Ideas of Economics Science and technology Scarcity Factors of production Economic systems Needs and wants
  6. 7. Big Ideas of Civics, Citizenship, and Government Human rights Decision making Civic values Political systems Identity Empathy Nation-State Power Citizenship Government Justice
  7. 8. Academic Choice Activity <ul><li>What? </li></ul><ul><li>Choose at least one of the key concepts </li></ul><ul><li>How? </li></ul><ul><li>Create Visual. Do not use trifold boards or poster board size paper. </li></ul><ul><li>Cartoon, poster, pictures with title and caption. No more than 1 paragraph of text. </li></ul>
  8. 9. Academic Choice - Due on Wednesday, November 4, 2009 <ul><li>Evaluation/Checklist: </li></ul><ul><li>4 - Excellent The student's work is accurate, is exceptionally detailed, and meets or exceeds grade-level requirements for written communication. Presentation is unique and visually outstanding. Student can clearly discuss and explain his/her assignment. 3 - Good The student's work is historically accurate, contains ample detail, and meets grade-level requirements for written communication. Presentation is attractive. Student can discuss and explain most of the assignment. 2 - Fair The student's work contains some inaccuracies, needs more details, and contains many errors in written communication. Presentation lacks quality and attention to detail. Student can discuss some or explain some of the assignment. 1 - Poor The student's work contains numerous inaccuracies, lacks focus, and lacks content. Presentation lacks effort. Student is unable to discuss or explain assignment </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Child’s Name_____________________________Teacher _____________________ </li></ul><ul><li>I have received the Social Studies Overview Packet and agree to help prepare my son/daughter __________________________________ for the upcoming Social Studies exam. </li></ul><ul><li>Parent’s Signature _______________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Date ___________________ </li></ul>

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