3rd Grade Curriculum Objectives <ul><li>Social Studies Content Standard: Peoples of the Nations and World -  Students will...
Where in the World?
Finding Information Using <ul><li>Task Definition </li></ul><ul><li>Information Seeking Strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Locat...
Step 1…Task Definition: <ul><li>Our Task for today is to find out how people live in the communities around the world.  </...
Step 2:  Information Seeking Strategies <ul><li>Where are places we could look for information about the communities in Se...
Step 3: Location and Access <ul><li>Culture Grams is our source…  </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s take a tour of Senegal Africa an...
Watch and learn about daily meals in Senegal.
Culture Grams <ul><li>Culture Grams is a database of information about the U.S., Canada, and other countries.  </li></ul><...
Use of Information <ul><li>At your table each of you will be learning about a different culture.  </li></ul><ul><li>In pai...
Synthesis of Information <ul><li>Print your notes and use them to create a brochure about your country and its culture.  Y...
Evaluation <ul><li>Click on the link below to evaluate the process we have gone through to complete our task.  </li></ul><...
Works Cited <ul><li>&quot;Sengal Cooking A Meal.&quot; CultureGrams. Web. 13 Nov 2009. <http://online.culturegrams.com/kid...
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  1. 1. 3rd Grade Curriculum Objectives <ul><li>Social Studies Content Standard: Peoples of the Nations and World - Students will understand how people in Maryland, the United States and around the world are alike and different. </li></ul><ul><li>Media Content Standard: The students at all grade levels 2-3 will demonstrate the ability to use resources, in a wide variety of formats, to locate information to meet an identified need. </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation created by Janet Yarn </li></ul>
  2. 2. Where in the World?
  3. 3. Finding Information Using <ul><li>Task Definition </li></ul><ul><li>Information Seeking Strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Location and Access </li></ul><ul><li>Use of Information </li></ul><ul><li>Synthesis </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation </li></ul>
  4. 4. Step 1…Task Definition: <ul><li>Our Task for today is to find out how people live in the communities around the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Senegal, Africa </li></ul>
  5. 5. Step 2: Information Seeking Strategies <ul><li>Where are places we could look for information about the communities in Senegal, Africa? </li></ul>Google Earth
  6. 6. Step 3: Location and Access <ul><li>Culture Grams is our source… </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s take a tour of Senegal Africa and see what we can learn about their community. </li></ul>Lambert, Michael C. &quot;Senegal.&quot; World Book Student. World Book, 2009. Web. 1 Nov. 2009 .
  7. 7. Watch and learn about daily meals in Senegal.
  8. 8. Culture Grams <ul><li>Culture Grams is a database of information about the U.S., Canada, and other countries. </li></ul><ul><li>You can find… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Maps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pictures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Videos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>articles </li></ul></ul>Click on the link above for Culture Grams and see what more you can learn about Senegal, Africa.
  9. 9. Use of Information <ul><li>At your table each of you will be learning about a different culture. </li></ul><ul><li>In pairs you will be accessing different tools that teach about the same place. </li></ul><ul><li>Record the information you locate on the document link below. </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure to type in your assigned space. </li></ul><ul><li>Google Doc </li></ul>
  10. 10. Synthesis of Information <ul><li>Print your notes and use them to create a brochure about your country and its culture. You can use the template in your folder as a starting point. </li></ul><ul><li>community template.doc </li></ul>
  11. 11. Evaluation <ul><li>Click on the link below to evaluate the process we have gone through to complete our task. </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation </li></ul>
  12. 12. Works Cited <ul><li>&quot;Sengal Cooking A Meal.&quot; CultureGrams. Web. 13 Nov 2009. <http://online.culturegrams.com/kids/video_gallery.php#Senegal>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Traditional Music of Africa.&quot; Discovery Education. Web. 13 Nov 2009. <http://player.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm?guidAssetId=F1DE78B2-651F-4AD6-BD23-D447D45C863C&blnFromSearch=1&productcode=US>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Howard County Public School System Academics.&quot; HCPSS. HCPSS, Web. 13 Nov 2009. http://hcpss.org/academics/media/ </li></ul>

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