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PowerTeacher FG Setup

American Nicaraguan School
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on 28 August 2012

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Looking at the Course of study- How many objectives were taught in a single day?
How will you assess all of this?
Where does the Social Studies textbook fit into all of this? Questions to ask Looking at the Course of study- How many objectives were taught in a single day?
How will you assess all of this?
Where does the Social Studies textbook fit into all of this? Questions to ask In Alabama, Language Arts is allocated 2 hours. Social Studies is 45 min. in the upper grades.
In the lower grades, each block typically lasts up to 30 min.
In the upper grades, each block happens on a MWF or T/TH type schedule with longer blocks used for writing and guided reading.
By combining your social studies objectives with your Language Arts objectives you can add that 45 min. to your Lang. Art time block and extend the blocks if needed Time usage State assessments dictate teaching of Expository, Descriptive, and Narrative essays
All these forms lend themselves to Social Studies themed prompts
Narrative- Imagine you’re on the journey to the Pacific Northwest with Lewis and Clark. You are sitting at the mouth of the Missouri when you hear a loud noise. Tell a story about what happens next .
Descriptive- Imagine you’re on the journey to the Pacific Northwest with Lewis and Clark and you’ve arrived at Fort Mandan in the winter. Describe the winter day. You may want to include what it looks like, sounds like, and feels like.
Expository- Imagine you’re on the journey to the Pacific Northwest with Lewis and Clark. Write a letter to Thomas Jefferson that explains why you think it is important to maintain peace with the various native tribes on the journey. Be sure to include details and examples that clearly explain your reasons,. Using the 4-Block Model
Writing with Social Studies Making Words with word tiles using vocabulary from content
Guess the Covered Word with Social Studies text to teach context clues
Looks Right/Sounds Right with homophones to help with spelling
Nifty Thrifty Fifty- for root/suffix/prefix study Using the 4-Block Model
Making Words with Social Studies
WHOLE GROUP Book Clubs (Social Studies themed novels)
Partner reading (Social Studies themed novels or non-fiction articles)
Independent Conferences (Social Studies themed novels and/or choice novels) Using the 4-Block Model
SSR with Social Studies Reading the Four-Blocks Way

Children are NOT ability grouped

Teacher starts with whole group to present lesson and then connects students to text and provides appropriate support for success through formats (echo, choral, plays, book club, partner, shared, etc.)

Grade-level and easier texts are used on a rotating basis

Emphasis is on comprehension skills and strategies, practiced and applied in the context of real reading

Only one part of a balanced approach to reading, 1 of the 4 blocks Language Arts Philosophy What did reading look like when you were a kid?

What did Social Studies look like when you were a kid?

How have you learned to teach either of these subjects? Using Thematic teaching to make the most of the time you have! Integrating Language Arts and Social Studies Whole Group mini-lesson (Social Studies picture book or piece of text to teach comprehension strategies)
Making connections, questioning, visualizing, inferring, determining importance, and synthesizing information

Book Clubs (Social Studies themed novels) to apply strategies learned in Whole Group Lesson

Partner reading (Social Studies themed novels or non-fiction articles) to improve fluency skills, attain new vocabulary, and to apply strategies learned in Whole Group Lesson

Independent Conferences (Social Studies themed novels and/or choice novels) to assess use and understanding of strategies and to determine if comprehension is taking place. Using the 4-Block Model
Guided Reading with Social Studies What did reading look like when you were a kid?

What did Social Studies look like when you were a kid?

How have you learned to teach either of these subjects? Looking at the Course of study- How many objectives were taught in a single day?
How will you assess all of this?
Where does the Social Studies textbook fit into all of this? Questions to ask In Alabama, Language Arts is allocated 2 hours. Social Studies is 45 min. in the upper grades.
In the lower grades, each block typically lasts up to 30 min.
In the upper grades, each block happens on a MWF or T/TH type schedule with longer blocks used for writing and guided reading.
By combining your social studies objectives with your Language Arts objectives you can add that 45 min. to your Lang. Art time block and extend the blocks if needed Time usage State assessments dictate teaching of Expository, Descriptive, and Narrative essays
All these forms lend themselves to Social Studies themed prompts
Narrative- Imagine you’re on the journey to the Pacific Northwest with Lewis and Clark. You are sitting at the mouth of the Missouri when you hear a loud noise. Tell a story about what happens next .
Descriptive- Imagine you’re on the journey to the Pacific Northwest with Lewis and Clark and you’ve arrived at Fort Mandan in the winter. Describe the winter day. You may want to include what it looks like, sounds like, and feels like.
Expository- Imagine you’re on the journey to the Pacific Northwest with Lewis and Clark. Write a letter to Thomas Jefferson that explains why you think it is important to maintain peace with the various native tribes on the journey. Be sure to include details and examples that clearly explain your reasons,. Using the 4-Block Model
Writing with Social Studies Making Words with word tiles using vocabulary from content
Guess the Covered Word with Social Studies text to teach context clues
Looks Right/Sounds Right with homophones to help with spelling
Nifty Thrifty Fifty- for root/suffix/prefix study Using the 4-Block Model
Making Words with Social Studies
WHOLE GROUP Book Clubs (Social Studies themed novels)
Partner reading (Social Studies themed novels or non-fiction articles)
Independent Conferences (Social Studies themed novels and/or choice novels) Using the 4-Block Model
SSR with Social Studies Whole Group mini-lesson (Social Studies picture book or piece of text to teach comprehension strategies)
Making connections, questioning, visualizing, inferring, determining importance, and synthesizing information

Book Clubs (Social Studies themed novels) to apply strategies learned in Whole Group Lesson

Partner reading (Social Studies themed novels or non-fiction articles) to improve fluency skills, attain new vocabulary, and to apply strategies learned in Whole Group Lesson

Independent Conferences (Social Studies themed novels and/or choice novels) to assess use and understanding of strategies and to determine if comprehension is taking place. Using the 4-Block Model
Guided Reading with Social Studies Reading the Four-Blocks Way

Children are NOT ability grouped

Teacher starts with whole group to present lesson and then connects students to text and provides appropriate support for success through formats (echo, choral, plays, book club, partner, shared, etc.)

Grade-level and easier texts are used on a rotating basis

Emphasis is on comprehension skills and strategies, practiced and applied in the context of real reading

Only one part of a balanced approach to reading, 1 of the 4 blocks Language Arts Philosophy Using Thematic teaching to make the most of the time you have! Integrating Language Arts and Social Studies What did reading look like when you were a kid?

What did Social Studies look like when you were a kid?

How have you learned to teach either of these subjects? Looking at the Course of study- How many objectives were taught in a single day?
How will you assess all of this?
Where does the Social Studies textbook fit into all of this? Questions to ask In Alabama, Language Arts is allocated 2 hours. Social Studies is 45 min. in the upper grades.
In the lower grades, each block typically lasts up to 30 min.
In the upper grades, each block happens on a MWF or T/TH type schedule with longer blocks used for writing and guided reading.
By combining your social studies objectives with your Language Arts objectives you can add that 45 min. to your Lang. Art time block and extend the blocks if needed Time usage State assessments dictate teaching of Expository, Descriptive, and Narrative essays
All these forms lend themselves to Social Studies themed prompts
Narrative- Imagine you’re on the journey to the Pacific Northwest with Lewis and Clark. You are sitting at the mouth of the Missouri when you hear a loud noise. Tell a story about what happens next .
Descriptive- Imagine you’re on the journey to the Pacific Northwest with Lewis and Clark and you’ve arrived at Fort Mandan in the winter. Describe the winter day. You may want to include what it looks like, sounds like, and feels like.
Expository- Imagine you’re on the journey to the Pacific Northwest with Lewis and Clark. Write a letter to Thomas Jefferson that explains why you think it is important to maintain peace with the various native tribes on the journey. Be sure to include details and examples that clearly explain your reasons,. Using the 4-Block Model
Writing with Social Studies Making Words with word tiles using vocabulary from content
Guess the Covered Word with Social Studies text to teach context clues
Looks Right/Sounds Right with homophones to help with spelling
Nifty Thrifty Fifty- for root/suffix/prefix study Using the 4-Block Model
Making Words with Social Studies
WHOLE GROUP Book Clubs (Social Studies themed novels)
Partner reading (Social Studies themed novels or non-fiction articles)
Independent Conferences (Social Studies themed novels and/or choice novels) Using the 4-Block Model
SSR with Social Studies Whole Group mini-lesson (Social Studies picture book or piece of text to teach comprehension strategies)
Making connections, questioning, visualizing, inferring, determining importance, and synthesizing information

Book Clubs (Social Studies themed novels) to apply strategies learned in Whole Group Lesson

Partner reading (Social Studies themed novels or non-fiction articles) to improve fluency skills, attain new vocabulary, and to apply strategies learned in Whole Group Lesson

Independent Conferences (Social Studies themed novels and/or choice novels) to assess use and understanding of strategies and to determine if comprehension is taking place. Using the 4-Block Model
Guided Reading with Social Studies Reading the Four-Blocks Way

Children are NOT ability grouped

Teacher starts with whole group to present lesson and then connects students to text and provides appropriate support for success through formats (echo, choral, plays, book club, partner, shared, etc.)

Grade-level and easier texts are used on a rotating basis

Emphasis is on comprehension skills and strategies, practiced and applied in the context of real reading

Only one part of a balanced approach to reading, 1 of the 4 blocks Language Arts Philosophy Using Thematic teaching to make the most of the time you have! Integrating Language Arts and Social Studies What did reading look like when you were a kid?

What did Social Studies look like when you were a kid?

How have you learned to teach either of these subjects? Looking at the Course of study- How many objectives were taught in a single day?
How will you assess all of this?
Where does the Social Studies textbook fit into all of this? Questions to ask In Alabama, Language Arts is allocated 2 hours. Social Studies is 45 min. in the upper grades.
In the lower grades, each block typically lasts up to 30 min.
In the upper grades, each block happens on a MWF or T/TH type schedule with longer blocks used for writing and guided reading.
By combining your social studies objectives with your Language Arts objectives you can add that 45 min. to your Lang. Art time block and extend the blocks if needed Time usage State assessments dictate teaching of Expository, Descriptive, and Narrative essays
All these forms lend themselves to Social Studies themed prompts
Narrative- Imagine you’re on the journey to the Pacific Northwest with Lewis and Clark. You are sitting at the mouth of the Missouri when you hear a loud noise. Tell a story about what happens next .
Descriptive- Imagine you’re on the journey to the Pacific Northwest with Lewis and Clark and you’ve arrived at Fort Mandan in the winter. Describe the winter day. You may want to include what it looks like, sounds like, and feels like.
Expository- Imagine you’re on the journey to the Pacific Northwest with Lewis and Clark. Write a letter to Thomas Jefferson that explains why you think it is important to maintain peace with the various native tribes on the journey. Be sure to include details and examples that clearly explain your reasons,. Using the 4-Block Model
Writing with Social Studies Making Words with word tiles using vocabulary from content
Guess the Covered Word with Social Studies text to teach context clues
Looks Right/Sounds Right with homophones to help with spelling
Nifty Thrifty Fifty- for root/suffix/prefix study Using the 4-Block Model
Making Words with Social Studies
WHOLE GROUP Book Clubs (Social Studies themed novels)
Partner reading (Social Studies themed novels or non-fiction articles)
Independent Conferences (Social Studies themed novels and/or choice novels) Using the 4-Block Model
SSR with Social Studies Whole Group mini-lesson (Social Studies picture book or piece of text to teach comprehension strategies)
Making connections, questioning, visualizing, inferring, determining importance, and synthesizing information

Book Clubs (Social Studies themed novels) to apply strategies learned in Whole Group Lesson

Partner reading (Social Studies themed novels or non-fiction articles) to improve fluency skills, attain new vocabulary, and to apply strategies learned in Whole Group Lesson

Independent Conferences (Social Studies themed novels and/or choice novels) to assess use and understanding of strategies and to determine if comprehension is taking place. Using the 4-Block Model
Guided Reading with Social Studies Reading the Four-Blocks Way

Children are NOT ability grouped

Teacher starts with whole group to present lesson and then connects students to text and provides appropriate support for success through formats (echo, choral, plays, book club, partner, shared, etc.)

Grade-level and easier texts are used on a rotating basis

Emphasis is on comprehension skills and strategies, practiced and applied in the context of real reading

Only one part of a balanced approach to reading, 1 of the 4 blocks Language Arts Philosophy Using Thematic teaching to make the most of the time you have! Integrating Language Arts and Social Studies
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