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Grade/Subject: 9th grade/World History
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== Grade/Subject ==
  
Time Required for completed lesson: 1-2 class periods
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9th grade/World History
  
NJCCCS: 6.2.12.C.3.b
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== Time Required for completed lesson ==
  
Common Core State Standards: RH.9-10.2. Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.<br>RH.9-10.3. Analyze in detail a series of events described in a text; determine whether earlier events caused later ones or simply preceded them.<br>RH.9-10.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary describing political, social, or economic aspects of history/social science.
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1-2 class periods
  
Materials Required: Copies, computer/screen access, board, coloring utensils
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== NJCCCS ==
  
Anticipatory Set: Students will write 1-2 paragraphs to answer the question “How would the world be different today if there had never been the invention of the skyscraper?”<br>
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6.2.12.C.3.b
  
Procedures: <br>1. Students will pair up with a classmate to discuss the similarities and differences of their paragraphs<br>2. Utilizing the chalkboard, white board, SmartBoard, etc., the students will put their ideas together for everyone to see all the different thought processes and will then brainstorm for any additional ideas that could develop<br>3. Using the “Development of the Skyscraper” worksheet, the students will note the unique pieces of the skyscrapers that advance through the PowerPoint presentation.
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== Common Core State Standards ==
  
Assessment/Evaluation: Either independently or with a partner, the students will take the pieces they wrote on their worksheets and design their own skyscraper on the “Scraping the Sky” worksheet.
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RH.9-10.2. Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.
  
Integration: Technology, history, deaf studies, language arts
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RH.9-10.3. Analyze in detail a series of events described in a text; determine whether earlier events caused later ones or simply preceded them.<br>RH.9-10.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary describing political, social, or economic aspects of history/social science.
  
Accommodations: Students can work closely with a teacher to be sure they are on task; “Scraping the Sky” can be taken home for homework if needed
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== Materials Required ==
  
Closure: Students will present their skyscrapers to their classmates, who will vote on whose is the best.
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Copies, computer/screen access, board, coloring utensils
  
<br>[[Media:Scraping_The_Sky.doc|Scraping_The_Sky.doc]]
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== Anticipatory Set ==
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Students will write 1-2 paragraphs to answer the question “How would the world be different today if there had never been the invention of the skyscraper?”
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== Procedures ==
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1. Students will pair up with a classmate to discuss the similarities and differences of their paragraphs
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2. Utilizing the chalkboard, white board, SmartBoard, etc., the students will put their ideas together for everyone to see all the different thought processes and will then brainstorm for any additional ideas that could develop
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3. Using the “Development of the Skyscraper” worksheet, the students will note the unique pieces of the skyscrapers that advance through the PowerPoint presentation.
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== Assessment/Evaluation ==
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Either independently or with a partner, the students will take the pieces they wrote on their worksheets and design their own skyscraper on the “Scraping the Sky” worksheet.
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== Integration ==
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Technology, history, deaf studies, language arts
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== Accommodations ==
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Students can work closely with a teacher to be sure they are on task; “Scraping the Sky” can be taken home for homework if needed
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== Closure ==
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Students will present their skyscrapers to their classmates, who will vote on whose is the best.
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[[Media:Advancement of the Skyscraper.ppt|Advancement of the Skyscraper Powerpoint]]
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[[Media:Scraping_The_Sky.doc|Scraping The Sky Worksheet]]
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[[Media:Development Skyscraper.doc|Development of Skyscraper Worksheet]]
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Latest revision as of 20:36, 18 April 2012

Contents

Grade/Subject

9th grade/World History

Time Required for completed lesson

1-2 class periods

NJCCCS

6.2.12.C.3.b

Common Core State Standards

RH.9-10.2. Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.

RH.9-10.3. Analyze in detail a series of events described in a text; determine whether earlier events caused later ones or simply preceded them.
RH.9-10.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary describing political, social, or economic aspects of history/social science.

Materials Required

Copies, computer/screen access, board, coloring utensils

Anticipatory Set

Students will write 1-2 paragraphs to answer the question “How would the world be different today if there had never been the invention of the skyscraper?”

Procedures

1. Students will pair up with a classmate to discuss the similarities and differences of their paragraphs

2. Utilizing the chalkboard, white board, SmartBoard, etc., the students will put their ideas together for everyone to see all the different thought processes and will then brainstorm for any additional ideas that could develop

3. Using the “Development of the Skyscraper” worksheet, the students will note the unique pieces of the skyscrapers that advance through the PowerPoint presentation.

Assessment/Evaluation

Either independently or with a partner, the students will take the pieces they wrote on their worksheets and design their own skyscraper on the “Scraping the Sky” worksheet.

Integration

Technology, history, deaf studies, language arts

Accommodations

Students can work closely with a teacher to be sure they are on task; “Scraping the Sky” can be taken home for homework if needed

Closure

Students will present their skyscrapers to their classmates, who will vote on whose is the best.

Advancement of the Skyscraper Powerpoint

Scraping The Sky Worksheet

Development of Skyscraper Worksheet