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									   Curriculum and Instruction
   Division of Social
Sciences and Life Skills
  Social Studies Workshop
     November 2, 2010
         Adrienne Arsht Center
        1300 Biscayne Boulevard
             Miami, Florida
              Agenda

   A quick overview of new standards:
   Next Generation Sunshine State Standards
    in Social Studies (NGSS-SS)
   Pacing Guides
   EOC – End of the year course
    examinations
   Co-curricular programs and competitions
     Social Studies CBC –
  current curricula until 2012
                 Components
I.      Geographic Understanding
II.     Historical Awareness
III.    Civic Responsibility
IV.     Economic Understanding
V.      Cultural Awareness
VI.     Global Perspective

These components or unifying themes, are found
         in all courses, grades K-12.
Current Social Studies Curriculum

    K- My Family and          8th U.S. History
         Others                9th World History
    1st Families Far and      11th American History
         Near                  12th Government/
    2nd Communities            Economics
    3rd Our Cultures          A wide-range of
    4th Florida History        electives are also
    5th U.S. History           offered at the middle
                                and senior high levels;
    6th Geography              e.g., law studies,
    7th Civics                 psychology, sociology.
 Social Studies Curriculum
beginning 2012 school year
 K: Living, Learning, and Working
    Together

 1st Grade: Our Community and Beyond

 2nd Grade: Who We Are As Americans

 3rd Grade: The U.S. Regions and Its
            Neighbors

 4th Grade: Florida Studies

 5th Grade: U.S. History- up to 1850
  Social Studies Curriculum
 beginning 2012 school year

6th Grade: World History- Early Civilizations to the
Ancient and Classical Civilizations of Africa, Asia,
and Europe.

7th Grade: Civics

8th Grade: U.S. History- Exploration to
Reconstruction
    Social Studies Curriculum
   beginning 2012 school year

9th Grade - World History - Middle Ages to the
Present (typically taught in the 9th grade)

11th Grade – U.S. History - Reconstruction to the
Present Day

12th grade) - Economics - Study of Macro and Micro
Economics (typically taught for ½ year in 12th grade).
   Social Studies 2012

Summer 2012
 New materials in schools:

Beginning of School Year 2012
  Next Generation Sunshine State
  Standards will be in full effect.
                    “At a glance”
                     changes for
                        2012
   The following social studies courses and grade level
    course descriptions can be downloaded from the Division
    of Social Sciences and Life Skills website,
    http://socialsciences.dadeschools.net/, under
    “Curriculum Documents- NGSSS-SS Course
    Descriptions.”
   Grades K-3;
   Grade 6- World History;
   Grade 9- World History; and
   Grade 11- U.S. History.
   Teachers teaching these grade levels/courses should
    access the new benchmarks to begin infusing them into
    their social studies instruction where appropriate.
         How is the District
        preparing for change
   New Social Studies Pacing Guides are now available for the
    following grade levels/courses and should be used to guide
    instruction as the official District Curriculum:
   4th Grade- Florida Studies
   5th Grade- U.S. History (Exploration through 1850)
   7th Grade- Civics
   8th Grade- U.S. History (Exploration through the Civil War)
   12th Grade- U.S. Government
   12th Grade- Economics
   New Guides: can be downloaded from the Division of Social
    Sciences and Life Skills website,
    http://socialsciences.dadeschools.net/, under “Curricular Document-
    NGSSS-SS Pacing Guides.”
CBC’S vs. New Pacing Guides

 CBC’S
  Grades: K, 1, 2, 3, 6, 9



 New Pacing Guides
  Grades: 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12
Methodology

 Textbook by Glencoe
  (Reading)
 Graphic Organizers (Writing)
 Online Websites
  (Researching)
 Video Streaming (Evaluate)
 Interactive Learning
  (Participate)
#1 Hook Activity &
Pre-Assessment (Culture)
   Rags to Riches Game

   Materials (web-site)
    – And Clear Report Covers with colored
      insert for student responses.


Go to: http://www.msbrownlee.com/
Raise up your Answers!
Raise Up your answer!
Now we need guidance…
#2 Arrange Groups (of 4)


 Good Prior
  Knowledge
 Some Prior
  Knowledge
 No Prior knowledge
Reading Strategies
   Culture Wheel
    Handout (L1)
   Main Ideas & Details
    Chart (L2)Pdf.
   Guided Reading
    Handout (L3)Pdf.
   Venn Diagram
    Handout (L3)
Keep students on the
computer…
   Most Microsoft Word files can be
    converted to a PDF File.
   Convert “fill-in” documents to PDF .
        Use With

          –Current events
          –Reports
          –Handouts
Turn Files into PDF
#1
Culture
Wheel
#2
Reference
&
Research,
and, main
idea &
details
#3 Putting it all together
Let’s take another look at
    the class web site
 www.msbrownlee.com
            by
 www.teacherweb.com
Do you
use
          Turn them
Current
           into PDF
Events?
             files!
Create a theme for your
      current events
“Human Rights Around the World”
Students must use one of these:
      Amnesty International
      UNICEF Organization
      The Peace Corps
      Reuters Foundation
RESOURCES
   AT YOUR FINGERTIPS!

 www.dadeschools.net
DISCOVERY EDUCATION
         AND
 THE VIRTUAL LIBRARY
 Discovery Education
Lessons are linked to

The Next
Generation
Sunshine
  State
Standards
Discovery is on the
 Employee Portal
Create Folders & Assignments!
Plan your clips ahead of time…
Let’s examine some clips found
on Discovery Education



   Cultures:
    Similarities &
    Differences
More specifically…


   Geography &
    Culture
Excellent for scaffolding &
on-going activities…




              This is a writing &
              research activity.
Discovery Education is a source
   for teachers & students
  Lesson Plans
  Print-Outs

  Maps & Images

  Videos

  Quizzes

  Tests

 *The Next Generation Standards
 This is what a
writing activity
might look like.
You create
the details.
Discovery has many
     features:
Discovery Education can
be used to
   Enhance Learning
   Reach non-English Learners (in closed
    captioning, too)
   Supplement learning
   Improve Critical Thinking and
   It gives the students control of their
    learning!
Another Tech Tool

   Back to…
    www.dadeschools.net
              Library to
       Virtual

        –Facts on File
           World Geography
Dade County VIRTUAL LIBRARY…
Countries & Cultures
  Online Textbooks offer
free interactive activities.
Glencoe -Vocabulary Flashcards


   Begin Using
    Resources
Start a Blog!
Our Blog Categories are:

 Geography/Travel

 We  the People
 The Execution Tsar Nicholas &
  the Royal Family (a primary
  source document)
These activities will help
your students:

   Improve Civic Participation
   Build Character
   Become Active Learners
   Improve English
   Improve Critical Thinking
   Find flexible learning opportunities to
    suit their interests.
  Students have a wide
range of Product Options
   EXPOSITORY & NARRATIVE WRITING
   BLOGS
   REPORTS
   COMMENTARIES
   PROJECTS
   CURRENT EVENTS
The Web sites used in
today’s presentation:

    Dadeschools.net
       Virtual Library
       Facts on File
  Discovery Education
Other sites used...

   Ms. Brownlee's World Geography Class
          by www.TeacherWeb.com

           Quia- Interactive learning

           http://www.glencoe.com/
 The End.

Thank You!
Contact Information

   Ms. Patricia Brownlee
Lake Stevens Middle School
Pbrownlee@dadeschools.net
   Phone: 305.725.5744

								
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