Unwrapping the Newly Articulated Social Studies Standard at High

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					     Unwrapping the Newly
     Articulated Social Studies
     Standard at High School


           Maria Abalos                 Christopher Van Dyke
         Grant Coordinator            History/Technology Mentor
  Teaching American History Grant   Teaching American History Grant



Please adjust your sound so that you can hear the narration.
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Goals
 Become familiar with the format of the
  new Social Studies Standard
 Understand the changes from the old to the
  new Social Studies Standard
 Explore how to refine existing lessons to
  meet the Performance Objectives (POs) of
  the new Standard



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The Teacher’s Role
 Understand the strand(s) and the
  connection to your students
 Map the curriculum (group Performance
  Objectives)
 Convert Performance Objectives to
  student-friendly versions
 Ensure mastery of the strand(s) through
  ongoing student evaluation
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Plan
    2006-2007
     •   Familiarize
     •   Compare old v. new
     •   Materials adoption
     •   Gather resources


    2007-2008
     • Implement new Standard

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How the Standard Was Developed
   2004 – Development of Standard Began

   2005 - March: public review
       - June: submitted to Board (postponed)
       - September: adopted

   2006-2007 – Transition Year
    & Materials Adoption (HS & MS)

   2007-2008 - Implementation
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Organization of the Standard
   5 Strands:
       Strand 1:American History (Old Strand 1)
       Strand 2: World History (Old Strand 1)
       Strand 3: Civics (Old Strand 2)
       Geography (Old Strand 3)
       Economics (Old Strand 4)
   Spiraling
     K-3 introduces concepts
     4-8 revisits concepts
     9-12 analyzes concepts in depth
   Glossary                                       6
Language of Standard
   Bullets
    a,b,c or i.e. – specific items that must be taught
    e.g. – examples for the teacher
   Coding
    SSHS-S2C3-01
    High School Social Studies
    Strand 2
    Concept 3
    PO1
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Crosswalk Old<->New
OLD
*Describe the Political and economic events and the social and geographic
characteristics of Medieval European life and their enduring impacts on later
civilizations, with emphasis on: (SS1-P4)(SS1-E13)
PO 1. the creation and expansion of the Byzantine empire and the reasons for the
fall of Rome
1SS-P4(1SS-E13)-PO1


NEW
People of different regions developed unique civilizations and cultural identities
characterized by increased interaction, societal complexity and competition.
*World in Transition. (SSHS-S2C3)
PO 1. Contrast the fall of Rome with the development of the Byzantine and Arab
Empires (e.g. religion, culture, language, governmental structure).
SSHS-S2C3-01
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Activity
 Look at the Social Studies Crosswalk
  (old to new).
 Tally the POs no longer covered in the
  new Standard.
 Tally the POs newly covered in the new
  Standard.
 Look over the new Standard (Crosswalk,
  new to old) and consider which POs you
  will choose to emphasize in your class.
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Dropped POs
 Open up the
  Crosswalk (Old to
  New).
 Scroll through the
  strand that
  interests you.
 Count the POs
  with N/A

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Dropped POs
  Scroll to the end of the Crosswalk.
  You’ll see the new POs listed by strand.




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New POs
     Open the New to Old Crosswalk.
     Look for the new POs here.




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Priorities
 Refer to either the New to Old Crosswalk or
  look at the TUSD Social Studies Standard.
 Select 5 or so POs that you think are critical
  for students to know within your strand.
 Consider the language of the PO.
 Do you prefer the language of the new
  Standard or the old Social Studies Standard?

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Summary
   Learn the new Standard nomenclature

   Look at what you are doing/have done
    and align it to the new Standard

   Begin to use the new Standard

   Prepare for next school year
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Where to Get More Information
   Teaching US History Website:
    http://edweb.tusd.k12.az.us/ushistory
   TUSD Social Studies Links
    http://instech.tusd.k12.az.us/SS/ss.html
   TUSD Social Studies Standards:
    http://instech.tusd.k12.az.us/standards.html
   ADE Social Studies old/new Standards:
    – Old: http://www.ade.state.az.us/standards/sstudies/
    – New: http://www.ade.state.az.us/SBTL/sdi/socstudies.asp
   Social Studies Standard Webquest
    http://edweb.tusd.k12.az.us/ushistory/standard-hs           15

				
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