Skills of the Social Scientist Grading Period 1(5 weeks).  Develop skills in preparation for researching and reporting information in History and Science Fair.  Historical topics include World and US geography, Enlightenment, Scientific Revolution, Invention, and Social & Political needs/responses to innovation.  Prepare research in support of a personal narrative answering the question "What's for lunch?"Technology Focus: Identify, Evaluate, and Utilize Web Resources: Word processing, document sharing, online databases, blogging/messaging, website evaluation, social bookmarking.

Name ______________

 

Period ____________

Unit Title: Skills of the Social Scientist

Page #

Assignment Title

Due Date

1

Quickwrite: What’s for Lunch (Pt.1)

9/7

2

Homework Due 9/10: The Essentials

9/10

3

Warm-up: Rubrics are Puzzling

9/8

4

Warm-up: Entering the Classroom 

9/9

5

Timed Writing: What’s for Lunch?

9/9

6

Socratic Seminar: The Road Not Taken

9/10

7

Homework Due 9/17: US Geography | What’s for Lunch? II

9/17

8

Written Communication

9/13

9

Warm-up: Freehand Map of the US

9/14

10

Notes on Geography

9/14

11

Warm-up: Geography

9/15

12

US Physical Geography

9/15

13

Socratic Seminar: The Animals | Follow-up Summary Assignment (p 2/3 only)

9/17

14

Homework Due 9/24: INB #2 | What’s for Lunch? V

9/24

15

Warm-up: Revisions

9/21

16

Warm-up: Perspective and Green Skills Storyboard

9/22

17

Topic Forum: Storyboarding and Digital Video

9/23

18

Socratic: Egg Farm Family Apologizes

9/24

19

WIR Skills of the Social Scientist III

9/24

20

Homework Due 10/1: What’s for Lunch

10/1

21

Warm-up: Analyze That--Map of Virginia

9/28

22

Timed Writing: Summary

9/29

23

INB #3: Science Fair

9/29

24

WIR Skills of the Social Scientist IV

10/1

25

Homework Due 10/8: FPSP Healthy Living Part I

10/8

26

Warm-up: Enlightenment Thinkers I

10/5

27

Warm-up: Enlightenment Thinkers II

10/6

28

FPSP Healthy Living (II)

10/7