Lyndsay Janzen & Jennifer Byrnes
Stage 3- Learning Plan
History of the World
Materials: A Street Through Time Book & protocol
Cause and Effect (arrow flow chart)
The Critter Game (Inherently unfair game of capture the flag)
I.e. the Middle Ages was a time of inequality and unfairness.
Options for students who will find this game difficult
Note taker, photographer, reflector
Reflection: How did you feel during the game knowing it was designed to be unfair? How did you feel knowing there was nothing you could do about it? Bear Cards & Seesaw reflection
What is Digital Citizenship
Class discussion: What is Digital Citizenship- Use Padlet to generate ideas before discussing
Create definition as a class
Finding Out/Sorting Out
When were the Middle Ages?
Interactive Class Time Line
Watch Middle Ages 3.5 minutes
Slides Presentation (lots of/too much info- needs editing after transitioning from PPT)
Create a classroom (wrap around the classroom) timeline starting in 400-1500
Mark major events students know.
Add to timeline as you go through the unit.
Seesaw post reflection
When were the middles ages?
Where are we talking about?
Explore maps of the world from different time periods (Insert thinking routine)
Zoom in on the Netherlands map (front loading for later)
Compare and contrast the land borders of the Netherlands from the start of the Middle Ages to the end of the Middle Ages and Today
(Maybe look at the Dutch colonies)
What was life like during the Middle Ages?
Reading Carousel: Explore different aspects of middle ages life. Carousel, have different articles with butcher paper. When students read the article, they practice using RIT strategies on sticky notes.
Students read sticky notes and then read and respond to the article.
Resources: Lego stop action video - a day in the life
A day in the life (article)
Seesaw Reflection: What were the different stations in life during the Middle Ages?
What problems/conflict did this cause?
The Middle Ages
What was life like?
Choose specific conflicts of the Middle Ages. identify:
What it was
How the people worked together to create change or resolve the problem
Were they successful? Why/why not?
Seesaw Post: What are the common characteristics of life in the Middle Ages?
The Feudal System
Exit Ticket: Seesaw post explaining the Feudal System pyramid & how it worked.
Middle Ages Simulation
Tape the Feudal Triangle on the floor.
Student draw roles out of a hat. Peasants, Knights, Barons/Baronesses, King
The Black Plague
Buddy Read Medieval Europe
Students create mind map
What they know
Activity: Create poster or mindmup of questions: What are we wondering about the middles ages
History of the Netherlands
How did the borders of Holland Change over time? Why
Digital rights and responsibilities
Watch the UN rights of a child video. Compare to Digital Citizen rights
What are your rights as a digital citizen?
Create class poster using Padlet
What conflicts can arise when using the Internet?
How can you resolve digital conflict?
Students choose an event. Identify the conflict. Did people work together to cause change? If so, how? Did it work? Explain why/why not
What would you have done differently if you were them?
Students complete a carousel, viewing each other’s work. Complete a See-Think-Wonder as they are viewing.
What are the commonalities of conflict?
What are the commonalities of resolution?
Reflecting and Action
Conflict Resolution (In collaboration with Counselor)
Students come up with real-world ASH Kid problem or a Middle Ages problem
Rubric for students to self/peer assess