B. Course Syllabus.HW: read over it and get it signed by Tuesday/Wednesday
C. Finish, if needed, and turn in Birthplace Maps
D. Due: Summer Adventure Primary source proof
In your groups, share your evidence and what you rated it.
Discuss your ratings. Do you all agree with each person’s evidence rating. If not, what do you think it should be changed to?
If you change your evidence rating, go back to your written answers and edit them.
Decide as a group who has the most interesting evidence to share with the whole class.
E. Artifact Bags 1. At the teacher’s signal, open your group's bag and examine the items within. 2. All of the items in the bag are artifacts from one person’s life. Try to determine what the person is like based on the evidence in their bag.
A man or woman
Old or young
Married or single
Parents or childless
Homeowners or renters
What type of job do they have
Hobbies & other interest
3. For each claim you make about the person, provide supporting evidence related to the objects in the bag. •example: “This person has a pet because they have a postcard reminder to schedule a vet appointment for their pet.”
1. Quiz about you (4-6 Periods only) 2. School and Class procedures
4. Primary Source Proof of a Summer Adventure: Think of something that you did this past summer. How can you prove that you did this? What primary sources were created? For HW, Due Thursday/Friday: find and bring in one example of p.s. proof and answer the the questions to the right in sentence format.
5. "Sacred Rac of the Asu Tribe" Read the short story and fill out the claim statement form.
6. Birthplace Geography Cut a small paper into the shape of your birth state or country. Label your state sign with •your birth city’s name •A dot identifying the city’s location (or star if the city is the capital) •Your name Turn in to Ms. Day or finish for HW. Our maps will be hung on the class bulletin board.
Monday, August 17, 2015 (1st day of school!): 1. Quiz about me (1st & 2nd Periods only) 2. School and Class procedures 3. Classroom Eye-Spy 4. Primary and Secondary Sources Review *HW: Primary Source Proof of a Summer Adventure: Think of something that you did this past summer. How can you prove that you did this? What primary sources were created? For HW, find and bring in one example of p.s. proof and answer the the questions to the right in sentence format.
*HW: get your school supplies by Monday, Aug 24 and decorate the cover of you folder with images of your favorite things.
Learning Goals: Students will understand... *the difference between primary and secondary sources. *how primary and secondary sources are used to learn about the past. *school and class expectations.
Benchmarks: SS.8.A.1.1-Provide supporting details for an answer from text, interview for oral history, check validity of information from research/text, and identify strong vs. weak arguments. SS.8.A.1.2- Analyze charts, graphs, maps, photographs and timelines; analyze political cartoons; determine cause and effect. SS.8.A.1.5- Identify, within both primary and secondary sources, the author, audience, format, and purpose of significant historical documents.