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Title: The Fifty States


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The Fifty States
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Power Point Presentation EDT 417 Dr. Ronald Helms
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Sheila Curtis Nikki Foster Cherie
Lynch Anntionette Sams
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Third Grade

Goal and Objective
The goal and objective of this presentation is to
examine sample activities in the six strands of
Social Studies. Particular emphasis will be
given to the Fifty States, its past, its people
and its institution.
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Instructional Objectives
1. American Heritage 2. People in
Societies 3. World Interactions 4. Decision
Making and Resources 5. Democratic
Processes 6. Citizenship Rights and
Responsibilities
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American Heritage
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Activities
  • Take a field trip to the Ohio Historical Center.
  • Have students research and create their personal
    family tree.
  • Role play different ethnic groups coming to
    America.
  • Read and research the history of the American
    flag.
  • Take part in a mock trial and discuss the
    American system of government.

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Web Sites
Http//www.ohiohistory.org/resource/oahsm/index.ht
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Http//lcwebz.loc.gov/amhome.html
Http//www.ashp.cuny.edu/
Http//jefferson.village.virginia.edu/vshadow2/
Http//www.forham.edu/ha/sall/sbook.html
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People in Societies
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Activities
  • Community Helpers
  • Where do you live? Construct model of their
    community.
  • Native-American Games
  • Webbing around the world
  • Collect Stamps from the fifty states

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Web Sites
Http//www.si.edu/resource/faq/nmai/start.htm
Http//www.lonelyplanet.com/dest
Http//www.usps.gov/
Http//www.eduplace.com/tview/index.html
Http//www.members.home.net/hemriksent
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World Interactions
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Activities
  • Write to a pen pal in another country
  • Participate in a game of Jeopardy about the
    world
  • Design and construct a unique planet with
    scraps from around the classroom.
  • Write an essay about why earth is or is not the
    best place to live.
  • Draw maps from different time periods

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Web Sites
Http//www.usgs.gov/education/learnweb/Maps.html
Http//www.earth.nasa.gov/
Http//www.nationalgeographic.com/
Http//kidsat.jpl.nasa.gov/
Http//metroscope.com/
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Decision Making and Resources
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Activities
Supreme Court Building
  • Reporter--Prepare for an interview with the
    governor by researching information about
    him/her.
  • Electoral Vote Map and Tally Sheet
  • Is it fair?
  • Create a classroom Bill of Rights
  • Peace throughout the world--learn the word
    peace in different languages

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Web Sites
Http//www.youthevote.net/takepart.html
Http//www.usask.ca/education/ideas
Http//www.ucalgary.cal
Http//www.pbs.org
Http//lcweb.loc.gov
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Democratic Processes
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Activities
  • Read the book Mark Twain and investigate the
    court trial.
  • Guest Speaker- Judge Gowdown
  • Visit actual court trial
  • Conduct a classroom Mock Trial
  • Use internet site to follow a court case and
    make predictions for the outcome based on
    students knowledge of the court system

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Web Sites
Http//www.abanet.org
Http//www.ajs.org
Http//www.fjc.gov
Http//www.judges.org
Http//www.supct.law.cornell.edu/supct/
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Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities
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Activities
  • Students will make a poster for Citizenship day
    on September 17th.
  • Field trip to participate in Kid Vote
  • Students will dress as early settlers of the
    U.S.
  • Mock lottery to draw for a green card
  • Students will develop classroom citizenship
    rights

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Web Sites
Http//www.immigration-center.com
Http//www.about.com
Http//www.usa-green-card.com
Http//www.mycounsel.com
Http//www.medlawplus.com
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General Overview
There are six strands in Ohios Model
Competency-Based Program. Again, these are 1.
American Heritage 2. People in Societies 3.
World Interactions 4. Decision Making and
Resources 5. Democratic Processes 6.
Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities
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Conclusion
  • This model is designed to enhance the quality of
    social studies learning.
  • To achieve the goals that this model has set,
    teachers should become familiar with it and use
    the model to help guide them in setting up
    activities for their students learning.

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