Through the Eyes of a Survivor Kerri Brown Parker and Wendy Davis Millbrook High School Raleigh, NC bplibrarian.blogspot.com
School Background <ul><li>Media Center Teaching – average 20 collaborative classes per week with direct instruction </li><...
Unit Objectives – English <ul><li>SCoS Goal 1.01:  Reflect - print and non-print texts </li></ul><ul><li>SCoS Goal 1.03:  ...
Unit Objectives – 21 st  Century Goals <ul><li>Connecting to the world globally </li></ul><ul><li>Acquiring fluency in tec...
Unit Summary – 3 week unit  <ul><li>Classroom teacher introduces concept of genocide </li></ul><ul><li>Students read and v...
Unit Summary Continued <ul><li>Students connect art to survivorship today </li></ul><ul><li>Students complete primary rese...
Classroom Set Up <ul><li>Background: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PBS’s Frontline  Ghosts of Rwanda </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ho...
Classroom Set Up <ul><li>Genocide - Mini-research activity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Define Genocide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
Listening to Survivors Online <ul><li>Instructions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Irene  Hasenberg  Butter Interview </li></ul></ul...
Podcasting a Survivor’s Story <ul><li>2 min first person narrative </li></ul><ul><li>Record podcasts in media center – nar...
Degenerate Art and Survivor’s Today <ul><li>Destruction of impressionists’ and others’ artistic work </li></ul><ul><li>Cha...
Survivor Today Podcast <ul><li>Wrap up – Connect it all </li></ul><ul><li>Interview a survivor </li></ul><ul><li>Create an...
Conclusion of Unit <ul><li>Students explore a variety of themes related to survivorship </li></ul><ul><li>Students read, w...
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  1. 1. Through the Eyes of a Survivor Kerri Brown Parker and Wendy Davis Millbrook High School Raleigh, NC bplibrarian.blogspot.com
  2. 2. School Background <ul><li>Media Center Teaching – average 20 collaborative classes per week with direct instruction </li></ul><ul><li>2 teaching media specialists </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on 21 st century skills integrated into content instruction </li></ul>
  3. 3. Unit Objectives – English <ul><li>SCoS Goal 1.01: Reflect - print and non-print texts </li></ul><ul><li>SCoS Goal 1.03: Interpret complex print and non-print texts </li></ul><ul><li>SCoS Goal 2.01: Analyze complex print and non-print critical texts </li></ul><ul><li>SCoS Goal 4.01 Interpret real-world events </li></ul>
  4. 4. Unit Objectives – 21 st Century Goals <ul><li>Connecting to the world globally </li></ul><ul><li>Acquiring fluency in technology skills </li></ul><ul><li>Producing media in multiple formats </li></ul><ul><li>Using information legally, ethically and responsibly </li></ul><ul><li>Developing critical thinking skills </li></ul>
  5. 5. Unit Summary – 3 week unit <ul><li>Classroom teacher introduces concept of genocide </li></ul><ul><li>Students read and view related texts </li></ul><ul><li>Students research and podcast a personal story of the Holocaust with brief wiki entry </li></ul><ul><li>Students research “Degenerate Art” from the period of the Holocaust </li></ul>
  6. 6. Unit Summary Continued <ul><li>Students connect art to survivorship today </li></ul><ul><li>Students complete primary research </li></ul><ul><li>Students podcast a story of a survivor today </li></ul><ul><li>2 weeks in class on genocide </li></ul><ul><li>7 days (broken up in 3 pieces) – Media Center </li></ul>
  7. 7. Classroom Set Up <ul><li>Background: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PBS’s Frontline Ghosts of Rwanda </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hotel Rwanda </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Night by Elie Wiesel </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Classroom Set Up <ul><li>Genocide - Mini-research activity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Define Genocide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8 Stages of Genocide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.unhchr.ch/html/menu3/b/p_genoci.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mini-research on Darfur and Rwanda </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Listening to Survivors Online <ul><li>Instructions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Irene Hasenberg Butter Interview </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your survivor is: Irene Hasenberg Butter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Go to http://holocaust.umd.umich.edu/interviews </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Listen to survivor’s story </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Take notes for podcast </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Podcasting a Survivor’s Story <ul><li>2 min first person narrative </li></ul><ul><li>Record podcasts in media center – narrative with music (Audacity and FreePlayMusic.com) </li></ul><ul><li>Create wiki entry (PBwiki and Wikispaces) </li></ul><ul><li>Post podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>http:// mhsholocaustsurvivor.pbwiki.com </li></ul>
  11. 11. Degenerate Art and Survivor’s Today <ul><li>Destruction of impressionists’ and others’ artistic work </li></ul><ul><li>Chagall windows </li></ul><ul><li>Connect to life today </li></ul><ul><li>Who are “our” survivors? </li></ul><ul><li>Survivor window creation </li></ul>
  12. 12. Survivor Today Podcast <ul><li>Wrap up – Connect it all </li></ul><ul><li>Interview a survivor </li></ul><ul><li>Create and record 2 min podcast </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce survivor with wiki </li></ul><ul><li>http:// mhssurvivor.pbwiki.com </li></ul><ul><li>Link sites together </li></ul>
  13. 13. Conclusion of Unit <ul><li>Students explore a variety of themes related to survivorship </li></ul><ul><li>Students read, write, create, listen, and analyze </li></ul><ul><li>Students develop new technology skills </li></ul><ul><li>Content skills tied to 21 st century skills and a personal connection </li></ul>

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