Government: US and Australia
Our K-5 Global Gateway lesson plans are student-centered and follow a PBI structure of:
-ASKING a compelling question.
-INVESTIGATING & ANALYZING resources, information and knowledge.
-SYNTHESIZING what you learned & CREATING a product of your learning.
-SHARING the product of learning with others.
-REFLECTING on the learning experience & REVISING the product of learning.
In the lesson, Government: US and Australia, students engage in a comparative investigation focused on democratic institutions in Australia and the United States.
1) Demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the structures and processes of the U.S. and Australian governments.
2) Use the Web 2.0 tool PreZentit to produce their final learning product.
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