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Civil War

  1. 1. By Michael Zwicker
  2. 3. <ul><li>Provide students with the ability to comprehend the living conditions in America during the times of the Civil War </li></ul><ul><li>Establish a comparison between the Union and Confederate States </li></ul><ul><li>Understand the duties of both the men and women during the time of war </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a comprehension of the result of the Civil War and how it changed the culture of America </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Students will work individually researching websites on the Civil War that have been selected for them </li></ul><ul><li>Students will use MindMeister to record their gatherings </li></ul><ul><li>Students will work together to interpret the information found in order to create an appropriate PowerPoint presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Students will use Jing to record their presentations </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Students will be asked to recover prior knowledge on what they have learned in the classroom on the Civil War </li></ul><ul><li>Students will watch a Brainpop educational video on the Civil War </li></ul><ul><li>Students will use CPS Controllers in order to take a quiz on what the video covered </li></ul><ul><li>Students will start exploring the websites in which they will get their information from </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Each student group will be provided MindMeister accounts that was previously created for them </li></ul><ul><li>Students will use the computer lab in order to complete research on the websites provided </li></ul><ul><li>Students will work individually to add important Civil War details to their mind map </li></ul><ul><li>With 10 minutes left in class, the groups will come together to talk about their mind maps </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Students will receive a tutorial on the functions of PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>Students will learn the appropriate methods of adding animation and fonts </li></ul><ul><li>Students will experiment with PowerPoint setting up their initial presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Students will be introduced to Jing and presented a tutorial already created </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Students will complete their PowerPoint slides covering all of the topics asked of them on the rubric </li></ul><ul><li>Students will create a Jing project by demonstrating their PowerPoint and adding voice </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations will be presented when all the groups are finished </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>MindMeister </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>Jing </li></ul><ul><li>Smart Board </li></ul><ul><li>Headsets </li></ul><ul><li>Brainpop </li></ul><ul><li>CPS Controllers </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>A rubric will be presented to the students covering all of the lesson objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Students scores will be recorded with the CPS controllers </li></ul><ul><li>Students are assigned higher level questions that must be covered in the group’s PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>Checklist will be completed by the teacher in order to assure that students are all on task </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Social Studies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Elementary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Standard 1 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3 – Understand the major social, political, and cultural developments in world history involves learning about the important roles and contributions of individuals and groups </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>4 – Explain the significance of a historical event </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Understand the importance of changing and competing interpretations of historical events </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>I – Basic Operations and Concepts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A. Students have a sound understanding of the nature and operation of technology systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Students are proficient in the use of technology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>II – Social, Ethical, and Human Issues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Students practice responsible use of technology systems, information, and software </li></ul></ul><ul><li>III – Technology Productivity Tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A. Students use technology tools to enhance learning, increase productivity, and promote creativity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Students use productivity tools to collaborate in constructing technology-enhanced models, prepare publications, and produce other creative works. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>IV – Technology Communication Tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A. Students use telecommunications to collaborate, publish, and interact with peers, experts, and other audiences </li></ul></ul><ul><li>V – Technology Research Tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A. Students use technology to locate, evaluate, and collect information from a variety of sources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. Students evaluate and select new information resources and technological innovations based on the appropriateness for specific tasks </li></ul></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>Smart Board </li></ul><ul><li>CPS controllers </li></ul><ul><li>Computers </li></ul><ul><li>MindMeister </li></ul><ul><li>Jing </li></ul><ul><li>Headsets </li></ul><ul><li>Research Websites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bascom Lesson </li></ul></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>Create accounts for each student group for MindMeister and Jing </li></ul><ul><li>Test each student computers to make sure all programs are updated </li></ul><ul><li>Form the Bascom Lesson page which contains all of the Research websites </li></ul><ul><li>Create a Jing tutorial </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare a tutorial on how to work with PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>Determine groups </li></ul><ul><li>Generate the CPS quiz </li></ul><ul><li>Develop the rubric </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>Day 1 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5 min – Prior knowledge Recovery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 min – Brainpop Video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>15 min – CPS controller Quiz </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 min – Research on Bascom website </li></ul></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>Day 2 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>30 min – Individual Research Time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 min – Group time with MindMeister </li></ul></ul>
  17. 18. <ul><li>Day 3 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>15 min– Tutorial on how to create a PowerPoint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 min – Introduce how to add animation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>15 min – Students experiment with PowerPoint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 min – Jing Tutorial </li></ul></ul>
  18. 19. <ul><li>Day 4 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>10 min – Students will complete their PowerPoint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>20 min – Students will create their Jing project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 min – Time left will be to present end results </li></ul></ul>
  19. 20. <ul><li>Bloom’s Taxonomy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Comprehension </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Identify the different positions that the Confederate and Union states took on issues such as: slavery, voting, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Application </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create a PowerPoint demonstrating the two sides issues in dealing with the war </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Relate the lives of people during the Civil War to the people of today </li></ul></ul></ul>
  20. 21. <ul><li>Bloom’s Taxonomy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create a comparison between the Union and Confederate states including details such as: location, nicknames, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Synthesis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Collect information from the websites provided to develop a well organized PowerPoint </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluate the reasons of the war and determine if it was possible to eliminate bloodshed between the two sides </li></ul></ul></ul>
  21. 22. <ul><li>This Lesson allows for students of all learning abilities to participate </li></ul><ul><li>Students will be working in groups for support </li></ul><ul><li>Students of all learning styles will be covered by the teacher and tasks that will be done on the computer </li></ul>
  22. 23. CATEGORY Exemplary 4 Accomplished 3 Developing 2 Beginning 1 Group Work Students worked exceptionally well together based on the teacher checklist Students adequately worked well together based on the teacher checklist Students somewhat worked well together based on the teacher checklist Students did not work well together based on the teacher checklist Sources PowerPoint contains at least 10 facts from the websites PowerPoint contains 7-9 facts from the websites PowerPoint contains 5-6 facts from the websites PowerPoint contains less than 5 facts from the websites Oral Presentation Interesting, well-rehearsed with smooth delivery that holds audience attention. Relatively interesting, rehearsed with a fairly smooth delivery that usually holds audience attention. Delivery not smooth, but able to hold audience attention most of the time. Delivery not smooth and audience attention lost. Individual Progress – CPS Controllers Student scored 9-10 on remote quiz Student scored 7-8 on remote quiz Student scored 5-6 on remote quiz Student scored below a 5 on the quiz MindMeister Map Students displayed 15-20 ideas or facts Students displayed 10-14 ideas or facts Students displayed 7-9 ideas or facts Students displayed less than 7 ideas or facts