Homeroom / Advisory 21st Century Skills: Challenge Task

Homeroom / Advisory 21st Century Skills: Challenge Task
Homeroom / Advisory 21st Century Skills: Challenge Task
Homeroom / Advisory 21st Century Skills: Challenge Task
Homeroom / Advisory 21st Century Skills: Challenge Task
Homeroom / Advisory 21st Century Skills: Challenge Task
Homeroom / Advisory 21st Century Skills: Challenge Task
Homeroom / Advisory 21st Century Skills: Challenge Task
Homeroom / Advisory 21st Century Skills: Challenge Task
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Teach your homeroom/advisory class (or any subject, really) skills that help them succeed in any subject, relationship, or future.

It doesn't matter what subject you teach: we need to embed 21st Century Skills / Competencies into our classroom programs so that students can survive and thrive in an ever-changing world where you can't Google all of the answers.

(If you're not sure what 21st Century Skills / Competencies are or what the 6Cs of Education are, check out this post.)

We provide over 2 weeks of lessons (311 pages and slides) to do with your class 

  • to learn (or consolidate knowledge) about the 6Cs, 
  • to co-create a rubric to assess each of the 6 Cs,
  • to compare and contrast the 6 Cs… while using the 6 Cs
  • to assess student ability to demonstrate 21st Century Skills / Competencies.

You get:

  • a Microsoft Powerpoint / Google Slideshow explaining all of the 6 Cs and teaching your students strategies and the process to co-create a rubric.
  • a one-page explanation handout for each of the 6 Cs (Character, Citizenship, Collaboration, Communication, Creativity, and Critical Thinking)
  • more handouts to help students brainstorm and identify key aspects for each C.
  • a small group/whole class collaboration task to create new knowledge and to evaluate what are the key success criteria for each of the 6 Cs.
  • a small group / whole class collaboration task for students to demonstrate their ability to use the 6 Cs while trying to analyze the 6 Cs (compare and contrast)
  • an optional summative performance task or written response assessment.

Answer Key not provided as student answers will vary based on class discussions. The point of the Challenge Task is to have classes collaborate and generate new ideas based on their evolving understanding of 21st Century Skills / Competencies.

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13 LESSONS in 2-3 weeks:

This is Chapter 7. CHALLENGE TASK of our Exploring the Six Cs Unit. 

The PDF preview on this download shows you exactly what you get when you purchase this product. Make sure to check it out!

We base this schedule on a 50 minute period and try to provide around 45-50 min of content per lesson. Depending on your teaching style and classroom dynamics, you may find things go longer or shorter than the suggested times. 

A detailed 80 page lesson plan is included in PDF format (as well as in the slide notes of the Powerpoint Presentation / Google Slides.)

DAY/LESSON 1 - What are the 6Cs / Notes - Show don’t tell (slides 1-48) - 60 MIN 

  • Introduction (slides 1-14) - 5 minutes
  • Part 1. Notes - Show Don’t Tell  
    • Introduction Handout 4a Notes (Show dont tell) - 5 minutes 
    • Character - 25 minutes
    • Citizenship - 25 minutes

DAY/LESSON 2 -  Notes - Show don’t tell (slides 49-72) - 50 MIN

  • Part 1. Notes - Show Don’t Tell (Continued) 
    • Collaboration - 25 minutes
    • Communication - 25 minutes

DAY/LESSON 3 -  Notes - Show don’t tell (slides 73-96) - 50 MIN

  • Part 1. Notes - Show Don’t Tell (Continued)
    • Creativity - 25 minutes
    • Critical Thinking - 25 minutes

DAY/LESSON 4 - Look Fors Introduction / Co-Creating criteria - CHARACTER

(slides 97-113) - 55 MIN

  • Introduction (slides 97-103) - 10 minutes
  • Co-creating assessment criteria for Character (slide 104-113) - 45 minutes

NOTE: Lessons 5-9 use the same slides to co-create criteria for the other 6 Cs

  • You can either show the overview (slide 114) or go through each step to focus students

DAY/LESSON 5 - Co-Creating criteria - CITIZENSHIP (slides 114-118) - 45 MIN

  • Co-creating assessment criteria for Citizenship - 45 minutes 

DAY/LESSON 6 - Co-Creating criteria - COLLABORATION (slides 114-118) - 45 MIN

  • Co-creating assessment criteria for Collaboration - 45 minutes 

DAY/LESSON 7 - Co-Creating criteria - COMMUNICATION (slides 114-118) - 45 MIN

  • Co-creating assessment criteria for Communication - 45 minutes 

DAY/LESSON 8 - Look Fors/Co-Creating criteria - CREATIVITY

(slides 114-118) - 45 MIN

  • Co-creating assessment criteria for Creativity - 45 minutes 

DAY/LESSON 9 - Look Fors/Co-Creating criteria - CRITICAL THINKING

(slides 114-118) - 45 MIN

  • Co-creating assessment criteria for Critical Thinking - 45 minutes

DAY/LESSON 10 - Compare and Contrast (slides 119-142) - 50 MIN

  • Introduction: Thinking about the 6Cs - 10 minutes
  • Heads up - You need to use the 6Cs as well - 10 minutes
  • Wait! There’s more: Self Assessment / Teacher Assessment - 15 minutes
  • Step 1. Independent Thinking (slide 141-142) - 15 minutes

DAY/LESSON 11 - Compare and Contrast - continued (slides 143-145) - 50 MIN

  • Step 2. Small Group Collaboration (slide 143) - 30 minute
  • Self Assessment (slide 144-145) - 20 minutes

DAY/LESSON 12 - Compare and Contrast - continued (slides 146; 144-145) - 50 MIN

  • Step 3. Whole Class Collaboration (slide 146) - 30 minutes
  • Update Self Assessment based on Whole Class Conversation (slide 144-145) - 20 minutes

DAY/LESSON 13 - OPTIONAL Assessment / Review - (slides 147) - 50 MIN

  • Chapter Review Test (slide 147) - 50 min 

NOTE: THIS LESSON IS PART OF A LARGER BUNDLE about Exploring the Six Cs / 21st Century Skills / Competencies

The Six Cs are a bunch of transferable skills that you can use at school, at home, at a job… pretty much anywhere. They’re learning skills to help us be successful in the 21st century.

Each Chapter package focuses on a different “C” and contains different lessons, slides, videos, and handouts. Although we use the same structure in each chapter (activity, video, vocabulary building), there is no overlap of content between packages.

Lessons can be purchased individually, or you can SAVE MONEY and purchase the entire unit as a BUNDLE.

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Total Pages
311 pages & slides
Answer Key
Not Included
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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