Successful Social Studies & ELAR Integration

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A look at how to successfully integrate Social Studies and ELAR with actionable examples.

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  • 1. January 2014 HEB ISD

2. * This Is Who I Am Aubrey & Carolines Mommy 3. 01TODAYS GOAL...From Frustration To Enlightenment 4. 02EXPECTATIONS FOR TODAYPlease place phones on silence or vibrateEnjoy this time to focus on learningEveryone participatesTake care of yourself as necessary 5. 03* 3-2-1 Bridge WITH A PARTNER ON A NOTECARD.Three WordsWrite down three words that come to mind when you think of Social Studies and ELAR integration.Two QuestionWrite down two questions that quickly come to mind about the integration of Social Studies and ELAR.One MetaphorWrite down one metaphor or simile that comes to mind when you think of integrating Social Studies and ELAR. 6. 04* Why is it so important that we integrate?40%36%37%UNDERSTANDING & ANALYZING INFORMATIONAL TEXT 7. 05* this is also why it is important 8. 06* How have expectations shifted?Duke, Nell K. Starting Out: Practices to Use in K-3 , Educational Leadership 2013 9. 07* What does TEA say about this?* A greater depth of understanding of complexcontent material can be attained when integrated social studies content from the various disciplines and critical-thinking skills are taught together. 10. 08* Lets complete a turn and talk 01.Person A: How has the expectations for young children changed?02.Person B: How has this change affected your teaching? 11. 09Lets Get This Out Of The * Way* This is what we do VIDEO 12. 10* Today 01.02.Making Thinking Visible Strategies Project Zero Harvard Literacy Station Ideas 13. 11* When integrating Make sure it: Focuses on the TEKS (ELAR and SS)Utilizes engaging strategies Naturally lends itself to continuous improvement 14. 12* Focus on the TEKS Figure 19 Discuss the purpose for reading and listening to various texts Ask and respond to questions about text Monitor and adjust comprehension Make inferences Retell, act out, or summarize important events in stories Make connections to own experiences and to the larger communitySocial Studies Process Skills Obtain information about a topic using a variety of resources Express ideas orally based on knowledge and experiences Create and interpret visual and written material Use a problem solving process Use a decision-making process Use standard grammar, spelling, sentence structure, and punctuation Identify main idea, fact and opinion, cause and effect, and categorize information 15. 13* Lets Start With The TEKS 1.11A - Explain the purpose for rules and laws in the home, school, and community.1.11B - Identify rules and laws that establish order, provide security, and manage conflict. 16. 14* Using Think-Puzzle-Explore to introduce a topic 1.2.3.What do you think you know about rules and laws?What puzzles you about rules and laws?How would you explore and learn more about rules and laws? 17. 15* What is this text mostly about? ELAR 1.14A - Restate the main idea heard or read ELAR Figure 19C Monitor and adjust comprehension Social Studies Process Skill 1.18B Create and interpret visual and written material. Social Studies Process Skill 1.17B Obtain information about a topic using valid visual sources 18. 16CHALK TALKThis routine asks students to think about ideas, questions, or problems by silently responding in writing both to the prompt and to the thoughts of others.All students can participate in the open-ended and exploratory nature of the routine. 19. 17* Main Idea Literacy Station ?What are these pages mostly about??What are these pages mostly about? 20. 18Lets Look At Benjamin Franklin 1.13B Citizenship - Identify historical figures such as Benjamin Franklin, Francis Scott Key, and Eleanor Roosevelt who have exemplified good citizenship3.1B identify individuals, including PierreCharles L'Enfant, Benjamin Banneker, and Benjamin Franklin, who have helped to shape communities; 21. 19* Resources To Help You http://www.texasbar.com/iwasthefirst/index.html 22. 20* Historical Figure Station Idea 23. 21* Primary Historical Figure Station Idea 24. 22* Vocabulary Station ?Questions to talk about when you are completing read alouds: Does the author explain what the word means? Does the rest of the page help? Do the graphics provide clues? Is there a glossary? 25. 23 Read the word and words around it Look at the pictures Is there a glossary? Draw a picture or write a sentence. 26. 24Pick a word that you dont already know the definition of. 27. 25* Lets talk about graphics in text Recent research indicates that 60 percent of graphics in informational texts for 2nd and 3rd graders convey information not available in the written text (Fingeret, 2012). Comprehension of graphical devices is a stronger predictor of overall comprehension of informational text than several other known predictors, including words read correctly per minute, listening comprehension, cognitive flexibility, attitude toward reading, and individual word reading skill, and is second only to vocabulary knowledge (Roberts & Norman, 2012). 28. 26* Lets study graphics 1Begin by giving students time to examine a graphic.2Ask, "What do you see in this graphic?"3"What do you see that makes you say that?4"What else do you see?" 29. 27* See Think - Wonder What do you see?What do you think about that?What does it make you wonder? 30. 28* Take a look at a picture 31. 29* Step Inside ?What is this person doing??What do you think this person is thinking??What would this person say? 32. 30* Writing in Social Studies Keys to remember: Build on their prior knowledge through language before they write Talk before we write I heard encourages first time listenersTop 5 List 33. 31* Ways to check for understandingLets have a Snowball fight! Who was the first Hispanic member of the Texas Supreme Court? A. B. C. D.Raul Gonzalez Cesar Chavez Willie Amos Jose Antonio Navarro 34. 32* How do you play Snowball Fight with Kinder and 1st Graders?Which of these is a picture of a globe? AB 35. 33I Used To Think Now I ThinkWith a partner on a notecard Write down I used to think and answer what you used to think about Social Studies and ELAR integrationWrite down Now I think and answer what you now think about Social Studies and ELAR integration 36. 44* Lets talkApril Chiarelli aprilchiarelli@hotmail.com 37. Thanks for your time. *Have a great day!