Do the Iowa social studies standards have you stumped? Does an Inquiry Design Model leave you scratching your head?
This resource contains everything you will need to lead your students through an Inquiry about economics
. The compelling question is: Is Corn Farming a Stable Income?
Use a lapbook to guide your students through the Compelling Question, three Supporting Questions, and a Summative Performance Task.
Each lapbook section is broken down by using the Compelling and Supporting Questions.
Each Inquiry resource will include:
• Teacher Directions
• Inquiry Framework
• All texts and documents for the Inquiry
• Instructions for constructing a lapbook
• All needed pieces and parts for your students to complete each section of the lapbook
• Vocabulary Activities
• 2-point Written Responses (one per Supporting Question)
• 4-point Written Response (for Summative Task)
• Rubrics for the written responses
• PowerPoint Slides to help guide you and your students through the Inquiry
This comprehensive resource has everything you need to keep the content organized and your students engaged!
This resource is being offered in a BUNDLE that contains all 6 inquiries.
You can find the bundle here:
Iowa Grade 4 Social Studies Inquiries BUNDLE
ECONOMICS: Is Corn Farming a Stable Income?
HISTORY: Could the Black Hawk War Have Been Prevented?
GEOGRAPHY: Why was the Transcontinental Railroad a Big Deal?
CIVICS & GOVERNMENT: How Do the Iowa Caucuses Impact Our Elections?
BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES: Is Bottle Redemption Worth It?
FINANCIAL LITERACY: Is the Internet a Safe Place to Save and Spend?
Visit my blog to take a closer look at how Inquiry lapbooks are designed!
Fourth and Fritcher Blog
Or, watch a brief video on YouTube:
YouTube of NYS Grade 4 SS Inquiry: New York Geography
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