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  • Crossroads: Ideas for Thematic Teaching Kelly McKee Lake Forest High School kmckee@lfschools.net
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  • Overview of Presentation Common Core 10 NCSS Themes China First! Four P Themes Classroom Application
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  • Lets begin. One Minute Essay!
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  • Common Core
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  • One Minute Essay! What does Common Core mean to you and your students? How has Common Core changed your teaching?
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  • http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RH/9-10
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  • 10 NCSS Themes 1.Culture 2. Time, Continuity and Change 3. People, Places and Environment 4. Individual Development and Identity 5. Individuals, Groups and Institutions
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  • 10 NCSS Themes 6.Power, Authority and Governance 7. Production, Distribution and Consumption 8. Science, Technology and Society 9. Global Connections 10. Civic Ideals and Practices
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  • 10 NCSS Themes Application of NCSS Themes to the Ancient Crossroads exhibition.. ?
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  • Selecting Themes Everyday Life Power and Glory Influence and Innovation
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  • The Four P Themes Progress Power Population Poverty
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  • POWERPROGRESS POPULATIONPOVERTY
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  • CHINA FIRSTCHINA FIRST
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  • MING to MAO! Zhu Yuanzhang Hongwu EmperorMao Zedong
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  • CHINA FIRST! MING (1368-1644) QING (1644 1911) REPUBLIC OF CHINA (1911-1949) PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF CHINA (1949-Present Day)
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  • MING DYNASTY Global Events?
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  • Forbidden City
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  • Great Wall
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  • Columbus
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  • Constantinople 1453
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  • Elizabeth and Akbar
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  • Martin Luther
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  • Mayflower
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  • EAST ASIA: CHINA/JAPAN/ KOREA EUROPEMIDDLE EAST/AFRICA SOUTH/SOUTHE AST ASIA LATIN AMERICA 1500 1700 1700 1800 1800 1900 1900 today MAKING CONNECTIONS
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  • POWERPROGRESS POPULATIONPOVERTY
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  • Taiping Rebellion 1850-1864 Emancipation of serfs in Russia U.S. Civil War Colonial conquest of Africa Unification of Italy and Germany Perry arrives in Japan Meiji Restoration in Japan Sepoy Mutiny in India French conquest Indochina
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  • The Learning Process What instructional strategies most impact student learning? Robert J. Marzano Classroom Instruction that Works: Research Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement
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  • The Learning Process -Question, Cues and Advance Organizers -Identifying similarities and differences -Summarizing and note taking -Setting objectives and providing feedback -Homework and Practice -Nonlinguistic Representations -Cooperative learning -Generating and testing hypotheses
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  • The Learning Process Identifying similarities and differences = 45% Summarizing and note taking = 34% Homework and Practice = 23% Nonlinguistic representations = 27% Cooperative learning = 27% Setting Objectives and providing feedback=23% Generating and testing hypotheses = 23% Questions, cues and advance organizers=22%
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  • Classroom Application
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  • Board Games!
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  • Monologues
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  • Commonplace Book
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  • Thematic Application Finding Common Ground PAST PRESENT FUTURE
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  • Commonplace Visual Book Four P Themes + Global Context Thematic approach across regions and eras Past-Present-Future Indentifying similarities and differences Visit to the Art Institute Promoting Visual Literacy Selecting objects at the museum Student Voice Cooperative Learning
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  • Commonplace Art Talk Is this Common Core curriculum?
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