social studies

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Lisa A. Riggenbach
Sara Maurer
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Science
3, 4, 5
Elementary (K-5)

This unit is designed for students as a final project to connect learning they have done in content areas of Science and Social Studies throughout the year. They have already learned about landforms, rocks, soils, and have some research experience. Students will record all information for this...

Women’s Rights

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Terry Roberts
Laura Billings
Brooke Mabry
Melissa Hedt
Eleanor Dougherty
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English / Language Arts
History / Social Studies
Interdisciplinary
6
Middle (6-8)

In this module middle school students analyze several key 19th century women’s rights speeches: Sojourner Truth’s Ain’t I A Woman (1851) and Susan B. Anthony’s On Women’s Rights to Vote (1873). After multiple readings of these speeches, students will discuss the speeches'...

Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Vivian Masket
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History / Social Studies
U.S. History
10
High (9-12)

This module is a case study situated at the end of the high school United States history course's second unit: Industrialization and Immigration. Prior to beginning this module, students should have already studied industrialization and been introduced to immigration. With a narrow focus on...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Casey G. Plouffe
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History / Social Studies
U.S. History
8
Middle (6-8)

In 1846 the United States went to war with Mexico. Like several wars the United States has fought this war had its supporters and critics. 

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Terri Lewis
Jennifer Bean
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History / Social Studies
1, 2
Elementary (K-5)

Do you know which American landmark is a symbol of Thomas Jefferson's role in Westward Expansion? In this module, students will learn facts about American landmarks and what makes them significant. For the students' final written task, they will create a travel blog describing a landmark and...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Audrey R. Mazzotta
David L. Abbott
Jan Powell
Amanda S. Gaither
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English / Language Arts
6, 7, 8
Middle (6-8)

In this module, students investigate deforestation of Africa. The module is designed for a science, social studies, and language arts teacher to divide the reading materials and mini-tasks so that students are working on some tasks in science class, some in social studies, and the remaining in...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Kim J. Offerman
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History / Social Studies
5
Elementary (K-5)

This module is meant to be completed with Colorado Department of Education Instructional Unit Sample for the 5th grade Social Studies unit, "The Melting Pot?", learning experience #3. http://www.cde.state.co.us/...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Christine Jasmann
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History / Social Studies
6, 7
Middle (6-8)

What are the positive and negative features of different types of map projections? After reading three different types of map projections (conical, cylindrical, and flat-plane), write an essay in which you explain the positive features of each map as well as any problems with the projection such...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Linda L. Crocker
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History / Social Studies
Other
4
Elementary (K-5)

In this module, the Gold Rush time period in American History will be analyzed through the lens of the economic concepts of choice, opportunity cost, and positive and negative incentives. 

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Vivian Masket
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History / Social Studies
Other
11
High (9-12)

This module serves as a case study within Unit 1 in the high school Civics course and focuses on these essential questions: "How did the founding of the U.S. government reflect the founders’ beliefs about power and authority? Does our current government still reflect these same beliefs?" The...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Melissa A. Seggelke
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History / Social Studies
Other
6
Middle (6-8)

This module takes place within the context of the Interconnected World Unit for 6th Grade Social Studies Students in Denver Public Schools. This module is designed as a case study where students take an in- depth look at one particular human right that the UN established a series of goals around...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Cassie Todd
Missy Rayburn
Nick Hanna
Robin Smith
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History / Social Studies
6, 7, 8
Middle (6-8)

How does the high pollution of Mexico City impact the people of the city? 

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Justin I. Minkel
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History / Social Studies
2, 3
Elementary (K-5)

Students will consider the experience of immigration from the point of view of children who have immigrated to the U.S., based on a blend of fiction and nonfiction texts. These texts might include immigrants who lived in the past as well as contemporary times. Students compare and contrast the...

Rubrics
Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE)
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History / Social Studies
6, 7, 8

This common analytic rubric is for use with history/social studies tasks in the middle grades. It was developed for the New York City Department of Education Local Measures Project.