NCGE August 3, 2013

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Climb the Common Core Ladder, presented at NCGE, Denver, CO on August 3, 2013.

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NCGE August 3, 2013

  1. 1. Supporting the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) through Social Studies Presented by Becky Reed, Delaware Geographic Alliance August 3, 2013
  2. 2. Common Core Standards Ladder Standard1–ReadingCloselyandMakingLogicalInferences Standard10–TextComplexity Standard 9 – Compare Similar Texts for Ways Texts Develop Similar Claims Standard 8 – Analyze the Trustworthiness and Soundness the Support to the Claims Standard 7– Integrate and Evaluate Content in Different Media Standard 6 – Reading to Assess the Author’s Point of View and How it Shapes the Text Standard 5 – Analyze the Structure of a Text Standard 4 – Analyze How Word Choice Shapes Meaning Standard 3 – Analyze How Individuals, Events and Ideas Develop and Interact in a Text Standard 2 – Determine Central Ideas and Themes Craft and Structure Integration of Knowledge and Ideas Key Ideas and Details
  3. 3. What is your comfort level with the CCSS-ELA?
  4. 4. Surtsey
  5. 5. Mont Saint-Michel
  6. 6. Hawaii
  7. 7. Australia
  8. 8. What is your comfort level with the CCSS-ELA? Surtsey Mont Saint-Michel Hawaii Australia
  9. 9. Regions Delaware Geography Standard Four Students will explain how conflict and cooperation among people contributes to the division of the Earth's surface into distinctive cultural regions and political territories.
  10. 10. Human Systems Geography Standard 13 How the forces of cooperation and conflict among people influence the division and control of Earth's surface
  11. 11. The World’s Most Exclusive Condominium What do you think this article is about? A condominium is a term used by geographers to describe a place where the ownership of a place is shared.
  12. 12. Students will explain how conflict and cooperation among people contributes to the division of the Earth's surface into distinctive cultural regions and political territories. As you read, look for examples of conflict and the ways countries have cooperated to resolve issues of sovereignty (ownership). Read to the first star. 1
  13. 13. Standard 1 Reading Closely and Making Logical Inferences • What is the purpose of this text? Remember that Standard 1 is to be addressed throughout the reading. We will revisit this standard again.
  14. 14. Standard 2 Determine Central Ideas and Themes • What is the central idea? • Is there more than one central idea? • Cite evidence from the text to support your determination of the central idea.
  15. 15. Continue Reading…. Read to the second star. 2 • Is the idea that I thought was central to this text turning out to still be central? • Is the article forwarding other ideas more strongly?
  16. 16. Standard 3 Analyze How Individuals, Events and Ideas Develop and Interact in a Text • What did you notice about the sequence of events? • Why were facts presented in the way they were? • How are the first paragraphs related to the other paragraphs?
  17. 17. Continue Reading…. Read the remaining paragraphs. Stop before the footnotes section.
  18. 18. Standard 4 Analyze How Word Choice Shapes Meaning • What words seem more important or suggestive than others? Are some words symbolic? Are some surprising? • What about the tone of the article? How would you describe it? What support do you find for that?
  19. 19. Standard 4 Analyze How Word Choice Shapes Meaning
  20. 20. Standard 5 Analyze the Structure of a Text • How are the details of this text arranged? (cause/effect, chronological, compare/contr ast, description, problem/solution) • What key words support your choice?
  21. 21. Standard 6 Reading to Assess the Author’s Point of View and How it Shapes the Text • How does the author feel towards the subject of the document? • What loaded or biased language do you notice, if any?
  22. 22. Standards 7,8 and 9 Integration of Knowledge and Ideas • What medium most impacts your understanding of the selected work? • Are these claims valid/invalid, and if so, why? • What evidence does each author use to shape his/her claim?
  23. 23. CNN Report, April 24, 2013 Japan Threatens China over Disputed Islands Landings (France 24, April 23, 2013)
  24. 24. Chinese army-designed video game lets players fight Japan for the Diaoyu Islands Washington Post (online), July 26, 2013
  25. 25. Asia's disputed islands -- who claims what? From the East China Sea to the South China Sea, tensions have long simmered between rival countries seeking ownership of a range of territory, from lush island chains to barren, rocky outcrops. CNN looks at the main flashpoints.
  26. 26. Standard 10 Read and Comprehend Text Independently and Proficiently • What parts did you understand? • What can you do to aide in your comprehension? • Briefly summarize the central idea of the text.
  27. 27. Standard 10 Read and Comprehend Text Independently and Proficiently Quantitative Measure Flesch-Kincaid = 10.8
  28. 28. Standard 10 Read and Comprehend Text Independently and Proficiently 3 Considerations for Determining Text Complexity
  29. 29. The Results!!! Essential Questions: • What are the advantages and disadvantages of condominiums? • Why do conflicts occur when political and cultural boundaries are drawn? How are they resolved?
  30. 30. NOW, what is your comfort level with the CCSS-ELA? Surtsey Mont Saint-Michel Hawaii Australia
  31. 31. Common Core Standards Ladder Standard1–ReadingCloselyandMakingLogicalInferences Standard10–TextComplexity Standard 9 – Compare Similar Texts for Ways Texts Develop Similar Claims Standard 8 – Analyze the Trustworthiness and Soundness the Support to the Claims Standard 7– Integrate and Evaluate Content in Different Media Standard 6 – Reading to Assess the Author’s Point of View and How it Shapes the Text Standard 5 – Analyze the Structure of a Text Standard 4 – Analyze How Word Choice Shapes Meaning Standard 3 – Analyze How Individuals, Events and Ideas Develop and Interact in a Text Standard 2 – Determine Central Ideas and Themes Craft and Structure Integration of Knowledge and Ideas Key Ideas and Details

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