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Modern America: Disasters of the 21st Century Jigsaw {U.S. History}

Modern America: Disasters of the 21st Century Jigsaw {U.S. History}
Modern America: Disasters of the 21st Century Jigsaw {U.S. History}
Modern America: Disasters of the 21st Century Jigsaw {U.S. History}
Modern America: Disasters of the 21st Century Jigsaw {U.S. History}
Modern America: Disasters of the 21st Century Jigsaw {U.S. History}
Modern America: Disasters of the 21st Century Jigsaw {U.S. History}
Modern America: Disasters of the 21st Century Jigsaw {U.S. History}
Modern America: Disasters of the 21st Century Jigsaw {U.S. History}
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Modern America: Disasters of the 21st Century Jigsaw {U.S. History}

This resource is a great way to put students in charge of their own learning through the jigsaw cooperative learning strategy. Students are in charge of becoming the experts on the topic of disasters that occurred in the 21st century in order to teach the rest of the class.

Disasters included in this jigsaw:
The Space Shuttle Columbia
Hurricane Katrina
Deepwater Horizon
The Super Tuesday Tornado Outbreak

Included in this resource:
-Directions for the jigsaw method
-Research based rationale for the jigsaw method
-A set of research passages broken down into jigsaw chunks
-A list of ideas for how students can share their information with their group
-Student note taking pages for accountability
-3 types of notes pages are included to differentiate:
1. a blank notes page with topics only
2. a scaffolded notes page with fill in the blanks
3. a completed notes page with all pertinent information
-Student assessment for accountability with answer key
-Both multiple choice and open ended questions available

By making students the experts in their content area they take ownership of their learning and flourish as both learners and teachers.

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For more jigsaw method activities click HERE.

What does the research say about the jigsaw method?
• Cooperative learning has been identified as one of the nine instructional methods proven by research to make a significant difference in student performance
(Marzano, Pickering & Pollock, 2001).
• Cooperative learning consistently yields higher levels of achievement than either competitive or independent learning
(Johnson, Johnson, & Holubec, 1994).

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To see a video of how jigsaw works check out this video from Jennifer at Cult of Pedagogy.

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Other Modern America Resources:
Modern America PowerPoint
Modern America Notebook Kit
Modern America Task Cards
Modern America: 21st Century Disasters Jigsaw
Modern America Events of the 21st Century Order Chain
Modern America: War on Terror Fan & Pick
Modern America: Using Social Media to Report a Current Event

Or SAVE with this BUNDLE!

Total Pages
19 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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