Conjecture, If-Then logic, SWOT analysis, and persuasive writing skills are honed in this unit. Research, analysis, and speculation will be a driving factor in this interesting unit. Students will examine today’s innovations and choose one that could benefit society much earlier as the students time-travel to deliver this information to someone in the colonial period. 8-10 week Project Based Learning Unit.
How would life have changed, what support will they have for that idea? How would they introduce this idea with a lack of modern day resources? The essential question of how would life be different if the past had something different, aligns with the idea of how life will be different in the future. Students will be engaged while working within their groups to delve into these thoughts. They will practice critical thinking and problem solving as they ready their final presentation.
This unit comes with all primary resources but allows for resources of your own. Instructional practices and the theories behind the practices are included as well. Finally, the unit includes simple, yet effective rubrics for the teacher to easily assess the students learning. All GoTeachGo's Project Based Learning units are surprisingly adaptable to meet the needs of your individual classroom, and align with the Common Core Standards.
• Technology integration
• Creative Writing
• Problem Solving
• Social Studies
Note to HOMESCHOOLERS
GoTeachGo units are designed to work well with homeschools and homeschool co-ops. They take the natural “small group” and vitalize it with fun, engaging projects that capitalize on teamwork and collaborative works. Our units can easily be adapted to a single student or a small group of students of varying abilities.