Students read about the caste system and analyze using their SOAPS and Think Tank protocols.Objective: 7. I will be able to analyze the connections between the caste system and the Hindu religion. Essential Question: "How much of your life depends on who your parents are?"
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Students label and color a map of South Asia.Objective: 6. I will be able to identify the countries and major landforms, bodies, of water, and cities on a map of South Asia.. Essential Question: "What does it take for someone to earn your trust who is from another part of the country?" more
Finishing up the lesson on Hinduism, and then review on Mandela.This includes a Do Now and Homework but seems to be missing the main part of the lesson. Perhaps the review is meant to take most of the period, or perhaps the original teacher had work to catch up on. If you teach it can figure it more
Continuation of the Think Tanks project. Students read about Mandela's fight against apartheid and try their first think tank discussion.Objective: 4. I will be able to describe the major events in Nelson Mandela's life that led to the end of Apartheid. Essential Question: "What would you b more
Introduction of a new project format called "think tanks," which are a little like a historical book club. Students think about how to apply Bloom's Taxonomy in analyzing historical documents. Then, one group models the Think Tank method and other groups evaluate.Objective: 2. I will be able to more
This lesson introduces the first two parts of the SOAPS method of analyzing primary sources--Subject and Occasion.Objective: 2. I will be able to use the first part of the SOAPS method to analyze primary sources. Essential Question: How do we know whether what?s in history books is right or more
Students read and answer questions about Apartheid in South Africa. This is the first lesson in the unit and was taught as the first lesson back from Winter Break, so there's some administrative stuff, too.Objective: 1) I will be able to analyze the different parts of Apartheid (uh -- par - more