Social  Studies is   STORIES
 
MY STORY MY  STORY
OUR     STORY   America’s Beginnings
The story of Social Studies is   EVERYWHERE
How do we  learn  that story?
Where do we  SEE  it?
WHY DO WE  CARE?
HISTORY IS THE FORCES  OF  CHANGE
AND CONTINUITY
the relationship between the  present and the past
and the  mistakes  and the  triumphs   of the world that can teach us about  future  behavior
<ul><li>Who   are we as a nation? </li></ul><ul><li>How   did we get to be the way we are? </li></ul><ul><li>What  are our...
THIS YEAR...
American Independence   and  the  Revolutionary War
The Constitution and  the Bill of Rights
Creating government and presidents
...MOVING WEST
The  American Civil War
What's your story? Share something with the people at your table:  what will you will remember from this summer? It's part...
How do we  LEARN Our STORIES?
Primary Sources Original materials  from the time period , that have not gone through interpretation or evaluation.
 
Letters Documents Diaries Journals Eyewitness articles Videos/recordings Speeches Photos Artifacts Works of art  Architect...
SECONDARY SOURCES Relates to or discusses information originally presented somewhere  ELSE
Textbooks Magazines Encyclopedias Online databases Biographies
ORAL HISTORY Historical information based on the  personal experiences  or opinion of the speaker Shared via word of mouth...
songs stories myths legends folk tales traditions
Share some oral history! What is a tradition or something unique that your family does? Share with your table
Where do we  SEE  our stories?
EVERYWHERE <ul><ul><li>Television </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Movies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video games  </li></ul></ul...
TELEVISION
On TV…Social Studies can even make you rich!
MOVIES
 
 
VIDEO GAMES
EVERYWHERE, EVERYDAY
  <ul><li>Social Studies is EVERYWHERE!   </li></ul><ul><li>Can you find references to: </li></ul><ul><li>Geography? </li>...
What history will you leave behind? what's your   story?
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Social studies is stories

  1. 1. Social Studies is STORIES
  2. 3. MY STORY MY STORY
  3. 4. OUR   STORY   America’s Beginnings
  4. 5. The story of Social Studies is EVERYWHERE
  5. 6. How do we  learn  that story?
  6. 7. Where do we SEE it?
  7. 8. WHY DO WE CARE?
  8. 9. HISTORY IS THE FORCES OF CHANGE
  9. 10. AND CONTINUITY
  10. 11. the relationship between the present and the past
  11. 12. and the mistakes and the triumphs of the world that can teach us about future behavior
  12. 13. <ul><li>Who are we as a nation? </li></ul><ul><li>How did we get to be the way we are? </li></ul><ul><li>What are our great achievements as a nation? </li></ul><ul><li>Why have we failed and what do we need to change? </li></ul><ul><li>When does our responsibility to ourselves and to society begin? </li></ul>
  13. 14. THIS YEAR...
  14. 15. American Independence   and  the Revolutionary War
  15. 16. The Constitution and  the Bill of Rights
  16. 17. Creating government and presidents
  17. 18. ...MOVING WEST
  18. 19. The  American Civil War
  19. 20. What's your story? Share something with the people at your table: what will you will remember from this summer? It's part of your history!
  20. 21. How do we  LEARN Our STORIES?
  21. 22. Primary Sources Original materials from the time period , that have not gone through interpretation or evaluation.
  22. 24. Letters Documents Diaries Journals Eyewitness articles Videos/recordings Speeches Photos Artifacts Works of art Architecture Music Literature
  23. 25. SECONDARY SOURCES Relates to or discusses information originally presented somewhere ELSE
  24. 26. Textbooks Magazines Encyclopedias Online databases Biographies
  25. 27. ORAL HISTORY Historical information based on the personal experiences or opinion of the speaker Shared via word of mouth, not written down
  26. 28. songs stories myths legends folk tales traditions
  27. 29. Share some oral history! What is a tradition or something unique that your family does? Share with your table
  28. 30. Where do we  SEE our stories?
  29. 31. EVERYWHERE <ul><ul><li>Television </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Movies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video games </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Songs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Everyday items </li></ul></ul>
  30. 32. TELEVISION
  31. 33. On TV…Social Studies can even make you rich!
  32. 34. MOVIES
  33. 37. VIDEO GAMES
  34. 38. EVERYWHERE, EVERYDAY
  35. 39.   <ul><li>Social Studies is EVERYWHERE! </li></ul><ul><li>Can you find references to: </li></ul><ul><li>Geography? </li></ul><ul><li>Culture? </li></ul><ul><li>Economics? </li></ul><ul><li>Language? </li></ul><ul><li>Natural resources? </li></ul><ul><li>Government & Law? </li></ul><ul><li>Art & Literature? </li></ul><ul><li>Diversity? </li></ul>
  36. 40. What history will you leave behind? what's your story?

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