ITU Unit Calendar

Day 1

Common Core Standard: RH 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.

Math Standard: CCSS.Math Content. HSG-SRT.A.1Verify experimentally the properties of dilations given by a center and a scale factor.

EL Standard: 1. Expanding- Exchanging information/ideas Contribute to class, group, and partner discussions, sustaining conversations on a variety of age and grade‐appropriate academic topics by following turn‐taking rules, asking and answering relevant, on‐topic questions, affirming others, providing additional, relevant information, and paraphrasing key ideas.

Combined objective: After listening to the introduction of the project and receiving materials, students will be able to identify the roles of the project by selecting their role.  SWBAT analyze the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) by categorizing each article to the type of right it protects.

Student Activities: Warm up where students respond to the question “What are human rights?” and discussion.  Watch a youtube video about the history of Human rights.  Student will read the UDHR and determine what type of human right each article protects.

Assessment: Entry diagnostic that determines what students know about human rights.

Day 2

Common Core Standard: WHST Grades 9-10 8. Gather relevant information from multiple

authoritative print and digital sources (primary and secondary), using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source in answering the research question; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.

Math Standard: CCSS.Math Content. HSG-SRT.A.1Verify experimentally the properties of dilations given by a center and a scale factor.

EL Standard: 1. Expanding- Exchanging information/ideas Contribute to class, group, and partner discussions, sustaining conversations on a variety of age and grade‐appropriate academic topics by following turn‐taking rules, asking and answering relevant, on‐topic questions, affirming others, providing additional, relevant information, and paraphrasing key ideas.

Math objective: After receiving direct instruction on dilations, students will be able to dilate a figure by completing several examples with different scale factors.

Social Studies objective: After researching and exploring human rights violations around the globe, SWBAT to identify four different issues.

Student Activity: Direct instruction on dilations. Briefly explain.  Researching human rights violations using the web.

Assessment: Formative: Assess students’ ability to dilate figures by monitoring the class as they work on homework. Completed graphic organizer that shows the students have research at least 4 different issues surrounding human rights.

Day 3

Common Core Standard: WHST Grades 9-10 8. Gather relevant information from multiple

authoritative print and digital sources (primary and secondary), using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source in answering the research question; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.

Math Standard: CCSS.Math Content. HSG-SRT.A.1Verify experimentally the properties of dilations given by a center and a scale factor.

EL Standard: 1. Expanding- Exchanging information/ideas Contribute to class, group, and partner discussions, sustaining conversations on a variety of age and grade‐appropriate academic topics by following turn‐taking rules, asking and answering relevant, on‐topic questions, affirming others, providing additional, relevant information, and paraphrasing key ideas.

Math objective: After seeing and practicing more examples, students will be able to find the scale factor of a dilated figure.

Social Studies objective: After researching a chosen topic on human rights SWBAT to explain conditions, rights violated, people affective, historical background, and current organizations bringing awareness to the problem by completing the guided research graphic organizer.

Student Activity: Have students practice dilations. Begin designing their art.  Students will research their human rights topic of choice using the web and fill out the guided research graphic organizer.

Assessment: Formative completed guided research organizer.  Formative: Assess students’ ability to dilate figures and their ability to find the scale factor of dilated figures by their responses to an informal quick-check.

Day 4

Common Core Standard: WHST 6. Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology’s capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically.

Math Standard: CCSS.Math Content. HSG-SRT.A.1Verify experimentally the properties of dilations given by a center and a scale factor.

EL Standard: 1. Expanding- Exchanging information/ideas Contribute to class, group, and partner discussions, sustaining conversations on a variety of age and grade‐appropriate academic topics by following turn‐taking rules, asking and answering relevant, on‐topic questions, affirming others, providing additional, relevant information, and paraphrasing key ideas.

Math objective: After designing their art, students will be able to set up their enlargement by finding the appropriate scale factor and creating a grid.

Social Studies objective: SWBAT to demonstrate their expertise by creating visual presentation using a technology as powerpoint, prezi, imovie, etc. to bring awareness to the topic chosen on human rights.

Student Activity: Students will place a grid on their art and draw the lines on their poster. This will serve as their coordinate plane. Students will then begin identifying vital coordinate points.  Students will explore ways they want to present their research using technology.

Assessment: Informal checking on student progress on technology presentation and a completed graphic organizer that shows goals for the group presentations.

Day 5

Common Core Standard: WHST 6. Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology’s capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically.

Math Standard: CCSS.Math Content. HSG-SRT.A.1Verify experimentally the properties of dilations given by a center and a scale factor.

EL Standard: 1. Expanding- Exchanging information/ideas Contribute to class, group, and partner discussions, sustaining conversations on a variety of age and grade‐appropriate academic topics by following turn‐taking rules, asking and answering relevant, on‐topic questions, affirming others, providing additional, relevant information, and paraphrasing key ideas.

Math objective: Students will be able to dilate a figure by plotting points on their poster.

Social Studies objective: SWBAT to demonstrate their expertise by creating visual presentation using a technology as powerpoint, prezi, imovie, etc. to bring awareness to the topic chosen on human rights.

Student Activity: Students will finish identifying the vital points on their art and enlarge their art by dilating the picture. Students will continue working on their technology presentation.

Assessment: Formative: Assess students’ accuracy of dilating by comparing their figures.Informal checking on student progress on technology presentation.

Day 6

Common Core Standard: WHST 6. Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology’s capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically.

Math Standard: CCSS.Math Content. HSG-SRT.A.1Verify experimentally the properties of dilations given by a center and a scale factor.

EL Standard: 1. Expanding- Exchanging information/ideas Contribute to class, group, and partner discussions, sustaining conversations on a variety of age and grade‐appropriate academic topics by following turn‐taking rules, asking and answering relevant, on‐topic questions, affirming others, providing additional, relevant information, and paraphrasing key ideas.

Math objective: Students will be able to dilate a figure by plotting points on their poster.

Social Studies objective: SWBAT to demonstrate their expertise by creating visual presentation using a technology as powerpoint, prezi, imovie, etc. to bring awareness to the topic chosen on human rights.

Student Activity: Students will continue to dilate their art. Students will continue working on their technology presentation.

Assessment: Formative: Assess students’ accuracy of dilating by comparing their figures.  Informal checking on student progress on technology presentation.

Day 7

Common Core Standard: WHST 6. Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology’s capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically.

Math Standard: CCSS.Math Content. HSG-SRT.A.1Verify experimentally the properties of dilations given by a center and a scale factor.

EL Standard: 1. Expanding- Exchanging information/ideas Contribute to class, group, and partner discussions, sustaining conversations on a variety of age and grade‐appropriate academic topics by following turn‐taking rules, asking and answering relevant, on‐topic questions, affirming others, providing additional, relevant information, and paraphrasing key ideas.

Math objective: Students will be able to dilate a figure by plotting points on their poster.

Social Studies objective: SWBAT to demonstrate their expertise by creating visual presentation using a technology as powerpoint, prezi, imovie, etc. to bring awareness to the topic chosen on human rights.

Student Activity:  Students will complete the dilation of their poster.  Students will complete technology based presentation.

Assessment: Formative: Assess students’ accuracy of dilating by comparing their figures. Informal checking for group production of technology based presentation.

Day 8

Common Core Standard: Grades 9-10 4.Present information, findings, and supporting evidence clearly, concisely,and logically(using appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation) such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and

the organization, development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose (e.g., argument, narrative, informative, response to literature presentations),audience, and task.

Math Standard: CCSS.Math Content. HSG-SRT.A.1Verify experimentally the properties of dilations given by a center and a scale factor.

EL Standard: 9. Expanding Presenting Plan and deliver a variety of oral presentations and reports on grade‐appropriate topics that present evidence and facts to support ideas using growing understanding of register

Combined objective: After listening to presentations and viewing displays, students will be able to identify the main points of classmates’ project and solve for the scale factor.

Student Activity: Students will set up their displays for tomorrow’s exhibit and practice presenting. Students will complete a graphic organizer which includes solving for the scale factor of at least 5 other groups.

Assessment:  Formal: Graphic Organizers will be collected to assess student’s ability to correctly find the scale factor.

Day 9

Common Core Standard: Grades 9-10 4.Present information, findings, and supporting evidence clearly, concisely,and logically(using appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation) such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and

the organization, development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose (e.g., argument, narrative, informative, response to literature presentations),audience, and task.

Math Standard: CCSS.Math. Practice.MP4 Model with mathematics.

EL Standard: 9. Expanding Presenting Plan and deliver a variety of oral presentations and reports on grade‐appropriate topics that present evidence and facts to support ideas using growing understanding of register

Combined objective: Students will make the community aware of human right’s violations in our world today by presenting the main points of the issue and distribute informative flyers.

Student Activity: Students will present their topic to students, staff, and the community in an exhibit where their art and other media is displayed.

Assessment: Summative: Assess students’ presentation and displays by circulating through the exhibit. Rubric based.

Day 10

Common Core Standard: 10.Write routinely over extended time frames (time for

reflection and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

Math Standard: CCSS.Math. Practice.MP4 Model with mathematics.

EL Standard: C. Productive 10. writing b) Write increasingly concise summaries of texts and experiences using complete sentences and key words (e.g.,from notes or graphic organizers).

Combined objective: SWBAT to reflect on their learning experience by writing a narrative about their learning and what they experienced by observing other groups’ projects and how mathematics were used.

Student Activity: 1-2 two page written reflection on the students’ learning experience.

Assessment: Assignment part of the summative assessment based on the grading rubric.