Help your students understand current events in Baltimore and elsewhere by developing their historic knowledge and perspective with engaging activities. Perfect for Social Studies, Language Arts, and Reading classes---even more powerful as an interdisciplinary study!
This interactive powerpoint guides students through the following activities...
1. Historic Photograph Analysis: Students examine details from several historic photos of an event and make and support inferences then they read an article about the event and write an unbiased summary of the event.
2. Concept definition Building: Students work together to build their understanding of the concepts of Protest and Riot
3. Word Splash- Students learn and interact with words related to Protest and Riot
4. Voices Calling for Change Through History: Students explore various text based, video, and audio sources bout carious calls for change through history. Students discuss these events and select one to learn more about.
5. Class Museum of Social Action: Students create a visual and report for their selected event and present to visiting classmates.
6. In The News: Baltimore-A Socratic Discussion
7. Take Action! Service Learning Project: Students select a problem in their school or community to raise awareness of and document their journey in a scrapbook or video and journal.
These activities cover all of the Common Core Reading Informational Text Standards.
Teacher notes on each slide give teacher directions and ideas on how to scaffold the lesson as well as links to all of the resources: texts, audio, and videos.