SCAMPER is a mnemonic device used in creativity and as a prompt to develop creative problem solving through modification.
SCAMPER generally stands for substitute, combine, adapt, modify, put to another use, eliminate, rearrange.
This page is designed for use with 5th grade and the social studies curriculum.
It can also be used with gifted and talented students and any 4th - 6th grader studying character traits like courage and perseverance.
This worksheet activity directs students who have studies propaganda to SCAMPER one of the images they have studied.
SS5H6: World War II
The student will explain the reasons for America's involvement in World War II.
Describe Germany's aggression in Europe and Japan's aggression in Asia.
Describe major events in the war in both Europe and the Pacific; include Pearl Harbor, Iwo Jima, D-Day, VE and VJ Days, and the Holocaust.
SS5IP1: Information Processing Skills
The student will be able to locate, analyze, and synthesize information related to social studies topics and apply this information to solve problems/make decisions.
Distinguish between fact and opinion.
Identify main idea, detail, sequence of events, and cause and effect in a social studies context.
Identify and use primary and secondary sources.
Determine adequacy and/or relevancy of information.
Check for consistency of information.
Interpret political cartoons.