Sue Miller and Valerie Becker: "In Search of the Thirteen Colonies"


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  • no luck finding things within sweet search...for CT govt
  • Sue Miller and Valerie Becker: "In Search of the Thirteen Colonies"

    1. 1. In Search of the  Thirteen Colonies (a step guide) Valerie Becker & Sue Miller
    2. 2. <ul><li>Students will: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Map out what they need to know </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collect and store information which contributes to the         building of understanding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organize findings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create multimedia project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cite sources </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Essential Questions What are the boundaries of this colony? How does that shape the identity of the people who live there? How does where you live affect how you live? How do I find what I am looking for efficiently? How can I effectively document and cite  sources when conducting research?  How do I show what sources affected  my thinking?  
    4. 4. Enduring Understandings <ul><ul><li>The Colonies' independence became the foundation of the United States. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Group identity shapes ideas, choices, and actions of individuals. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The natural resources and location of a place significantly affect the livelihood, politics, and opportunities of the people living there. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Notetaking and organization are fundamental to research and production. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cite original sources when using  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>     information. </li></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>1. Students work in small groups and draw a colony from a hat to research. 2. Rubrics & project sheet are explained. 3. Model using Webspiration </li></ul><ul><li>4. Students develop higher level thinking questions 4. Model using yo link & Sweet Search and EasyBib. </li></ul><ul><li>5. Students gather information & save it  </li></ul><ul><li>in Google Docs. </li></ul><ul><li>6. Students organize the information </li></ul><ul><li>from multiple sources. 7. Students present and evaluate. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>      </li></ul></ul>Procedures
    6. 6. 13 Colonies webspiration
    7. 7. Developing &quot;smart&quot; questions? Brainstorm a list of questions. Catagorize the questions. Identify which questions are the most interesting.  *  Share Bloom's Taxonomy
    8. 8. 1. Search one of the questions for your particular colony. 2.  Use yolink to find the words in your question that are                 highlighted. 3.  Find the section or page that you think will answer your             question. 4. Does it answer or help answer the question? If not, go to         the next entry 5.  If it answers the question, look at words and phrases. Ask yourself: Which of these words and phrases answer my question? Using yo link -  &quot;channeling&quot;
    9. 10. yo link  and Google Docs Note-taking consists of four types:  citation, summary, paraphrase, and quotation.   Students will learn to omit all words or phrases not essential to the meaning. Summarize as necessary and add written comments and reactions to the notes. Notes are to be shared with the teacher.   Record sites at Easybib - Do this as you research so you don't miss recording all of your sources.
    10. 11. <ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul>
    11. 13. Sources for for finding media: Non-Commercial Use: One of the primary uses of a Creative Commons license is to allow people to copy the material as long as it is not made a part of any commercial venture. General rule, neither teachers nor students may use other's materials (graphics, photographs, text, etc.) when they publish on the Web or are used in a formal presentation unless they have received permission. Copyright Interactive
    12. 14. Teach students how to use... Advanced Google Search
    13. 15. Creative Commons Search Wkimedia
    14. 16. <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul>Cite With EasyBib
    15. 18. Assessment Rubrics Multimedia Project : Colony Lifestyle Project Research
    16. 19. NETS Research and Information Fluency     Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information. Students: a. advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of         information and technology.b. exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that    supports collaboration, learning, and productivity.c. demonstrate personal responsibility for lifelong learning.d. exhibit leadership for digital citizenship.
    17. 20. Thank you!