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EDEL 335 Social Studies (SS) – September 14, 2011

14 Sep

Watched PART II of David George Video:

Brenda wrote key words on the board of the video:

She drew the World View Compass on the SS Program of Studies on page 3: @ http://education.alberta.ca/media/456082/sockto3.pdf

Identity

Vision    K-12     21st Century     Citizenship     Perspectives: Aboriginal & Franco phone & Other

Pluralism     interdisciplinary     issues   critical inquiry

THINKING: Geographic thinking     Historical Thinking   Metacognitive & Creative thinking

***As Teachers we are: moving them from what to think to —-> showing them of HOW to think & how to be in control of their KNOWING HOW

SS is about REAL PEOPLE who contributed or are part of history

RE: Unit Plan Assignment EXAMPLE

In the SS Program of Studies:

  • VALUES & ATTITUDES: choose 1-2 to focus on
  • KNOWLEDGE & UNDERSTANDING:  choose 2-4 to focus on
  • SKILLS & PROCESSES (Dimensions of Thinking): choose 2 -3 to focus on
    • don’t need to hand in next week (Sept. 21, 2011)

How to create a CURRICULUM CLUSTER example from Grade 5

5.1.1.4: appreciate how the land sustains communities and the diverse ways that people have of

living with the land (GC, LPP)

5.2.2.1: What do the stories of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples tell us about their beliefs

regarding the relationship between people and the land? (I, CC, TCC, LPP)

5.S.#: (We will add later as course progresses for final assignment)

5.1.1.7: appreciate the geographic vastness of Canada (LPP)

5.1.3.1: In what ways do natural resources and the physical geography of a region determine the

establishment of communities? (ER, LPP)

5.1.2.2: How do landforms, bodies of water and natural resources affect the quality of life in

Canada? (LPP)

5.S.#: (We will add later as course progresses for final assignment)

 
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