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=== Grade/Subject  ===
 
=== Grade/Subject  ===
  
9-12   World History/US History
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9-12 World History/US History  
  
 
=== Time Required for Completed Lesson  ===
 
=== Time Required for Completed Lesson  ===
  
1 class period
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1 class period  
  
 
=== NJCCCS  ===
 
=== NJCCCS  ===
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6.2.12.D.5.c  
 
6.2.12.D.5.c  
  
6.2.12.D.6.a
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6.2.12.D.6.a  
  
 
=== Common Core State Standards  ===
 
=== Common Core State Standards  ===
  
Grades 9-10
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Grades 9-10 Key Ideas and Details RH.9-10.2. Determine a central idea or information of a primary source or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.  
Key Ideas and Details
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RH.9-10.2.
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Determine a central idea or information of a primary source or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.
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RH.9-10.3.
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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.  
Analyze in detail a series of events described in a text; determine whether earlier events caused later ones or simply preceded them.
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Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
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Integration of Knowledge and Ideas RH.9-10.9. Compare and contrast treatments of the same topic in several primary and secondary sources.  
RH.9-10.9.
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Compare and contrast treatments of the same topic in several primary and secondary sources.
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=== Materials  ===
 
=== Materials  ===
  
Whiteboard, projector, PowerPoint, copies of readings, videos
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Whiteboard, projector, PowerPoint, copies of readings, videos  
  
 
=== Anticipatory Set  ===
 
=== Anticipatory Set  ===
  
1) Discussion of the Cold War in the context of the space race and satellite technology.
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1) Discussion of the Cold War in the context of the space race and satellite technology.  
  
 
2) Short teacher-generated PowerPoint on the evolution of telecommunications, from early forms like smoke signals to the internet and satellite technology.  
 
2) Short teacher-generated PowerPoint on the evolution of telecommunications, from early forms like smoke signals to the internet and satellite technology.  
  
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=== Procedures  ===
 
=== Procedures  ===
  
1) Students will read about the space race from History.com.
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1) Students will read about the space race from History.com.  
  
2) Students will fill in a timeline marking the evolution of telecommunications.
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2) Students will fill in a timeline marking the evolution of telecommunications.  
  
3) Students will read select portions of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
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3) Students will read select portions of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.  
  
4) Teacher will lead a class discussion on the consequences of the Telecommunications of 1996.
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4) Teacher will lead a class discussion on the consequences of the Telecommunications of 1996.  
  
5) Teacher will lead a class discussion on the possible democratizing impact of satellite radio on the communications industry.
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5) Teacher will lead a class discussion on the possible democratizing impact of satellite radio on the communications industry.  
  
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=== Accommodations  ===
 
=== Accommodations  ===
  
1) gMain ideas and supporting details of reading will be highlighted
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1) gMain ideas and supporting details of reading will be highlighted  
  
 
2) Varied methods of lesson plan to accommodate different learning abilities.  
 
2) Varied methods of lesson plan to accommodate different learning abilities.  
  
3) Small group interaction
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3) Small group interaction  
  
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=== Assessment  ===
 
=== Assessment  ===
  
Students will break into groups in order to debate the impact of satellite radio on citizen communication and news dissemination.
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Students will break into groups in order to debate the impact of satellite radio on citizen communication and news dissemination.  
  
Open-ended question: What role does satellite radio have in the following areas: communication, news, terrestrial radio, citizenship?
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Open-ended question: What role does satellite radio have in the following areas: communication, news, terrestrial radio, citizenship?  
  
=== Integration ===
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=== Integration ===
  
1) Literacy skills will be applied throughout the lesson.
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1) Literacy skills will be applied throughout the lesson.  
  
2) Computer skills will be applied.
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2) Computer skills will be applied.  
  
3) Artistic and graphic aspects of the lesson will be applied
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3) Artistic and graphic aspects of the lesson will be applied  
  
4) Oral and debate skills will be emphasized.
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4) Oral and debate skills will be emphasized.  
  
=== Closure ===
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=== Closure ===
  
1) Students will create a Venn diagram comparing the terrestrial radio with satellite radio.
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1) Students will create a Venn diagram comparing the terrestrial radio with satellite radio.  
  
2) Teacher will point out that the two original satellite radio companies, Sirius and XM, have merged. We will have a short class discussion on how this alters what they have learned.
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2) Teacher will point out that the two original satellite radio companies, Sirius and XM, have merged. We will have a short class discussion on how this alters what they have learned.  
  
=== Resources ===
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=== Resources ===
  
http://www.history.com/topics/space-race
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http://www.history.com/topics/space-race  
  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ouRbkBAOGEw
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ouRbkBAOGEw  
  
http://www.ntia.doc.gov/legacy/otiahome/top/publicationmedia/newsltr/telcom_act.htm
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http://www.ntia.doc.gov/legacy/otiahome/top/publicationmedia/newsltr/telcom_act.htm  
  
Submitted by:
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Submitted by: Neal Ziskind
Neal Ziskind
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Latest revision as of 13:56, 9 May 2013

Contents

Grade/Subject

9-12 World History/US History

Time Required for Completed Lesson

1 class period

NJCCCS

6.2.12.C.4.d

6.2.12.A.5.a

6.2.12.B.5.a

6.2.12.B.5.b

6.2.12.C.5.b

6.2.12.C.5.c

6.2.12.D.5.c

6.2.12.D.6.a

Common Core State Standards

Grades 9-10 Key Ideas and Details RH.9-10.2. Determine a central idea or information of a primary source 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.

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas RH.9-10.9. Compare and contrast treatments of the same topic in several primary and secondary sources.


Materials

Whiteboard, projector, PowerPoint, copies of readings, videos

Anticipatory Set

1) Discussion of the Cold War in the context of the space race and satellite technology.

2) Short teacher-generated PowerPoint on the evolution of telecommunications, from early forms like smoke signals to the internet and satellite technology.


Procedures

1) Students will read about the space race from History.com.

2) Students will fill in a timeline marking the evolution of telecommunications.

3) Students will read select portions of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.

4) Teacher will lead a class discussion on the consequences of the Telecommunications of 1996.

5) Teacher will lead a class discussion on the possible democratizing impact of satellite radio on the communications industry.


Accommodations

1) gMain ideas and supporting details of reading will be highlighted

2) Varied methods of lesson plan to accommodate different learning abilities.

3) Small group interaction


Assessment

Students will break into groups in order to debate the impact of satellite radio on citizen communication and news dissemination.

Open-ended question: What role does satellite radio have in the following areas: communication, news, terrestrial radio, citizenship?

Integration

1) Literacy skills will be applied throughout the lesson.

2) Computer skills will be applied.

3) Artistic and graphic aspects of the lesson will be applied

4) Oral and debate skills will be emphasized.

Closure

1) Students will create a Venn diagram comparing the terrestrial radio with satellite radio.

2) Teacher will point out that the two original satellite radio companies, Sirius and XM, have merged. We will have a short class discussion on how this alters what they have learned.

Resources

http://www.history.com/topics/space-race

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ouRbkBAOGEw

http://www.ntia.doc.gov/legacy/otiahome/top/publicationmedia/newsltr/telcom_act.htm

Submitted by: Neal Ziskind