Wednesday, October 1, 2014

2014 - 2015 Chester Teacher Study Group

Building Social Studies Skills to Meet the Common Core
Chester: Chester/Andover Elementary School
Times: 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Monthly Meeting
Fall: 10/23, 11/20, 12/11
Spring: 1/29, 2/26, 3/26
Registration: Free to teachers in Two Rivers Supervisory Union

How do we develop literacy-rich tasks and design instruction to help students complete Social Studies tasks?  How do historical thinking skills connect to Common Core ELA standards?  This monthly study group will examine these questions and engage in hands-on activities that model connecting historical thinking to the Common Core. 

Session 1—October 23
Teaching Historical Significance

Session 2—November 20
Teaching the Use of Evidence

Session 3—December 11
Teaching Chronology and Sequencing

Session 4—January 29
Teaching Multiple Perspectives

Session 5—February 26
Teaching History through authentic Research

Session 6—March 26
Sharing Knowledge

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