Enrichment


U.S. Historical Event and or Wars- Enrichment

1) You may use topics from the Timeline (you created), that was provided of various Wars and Events that I had you research

2) Option #1 - Select a war that involves United States, and then find a Historical Event with the same time period.

3) Option #2 - Select (2) Historical Events that made history with United States.

a) Group discussion from the Board - prior knowledge
b) Select from the Board
c) Topic not on Board, check with Mr. B for approval

4) Groups of 3 or 4

5) Create Glogster - using Option 1 or 2

6) Glogster should be informative,easy to comprehend,and geared towards 3rd & 4th graders.

7) Make sure you cover the 5 W's and H in your presentation and explanation on Glogster.

Sample questions to be answered if you do wars:
  • Include map/s of area for wars
  • Countries involved
  • Outcome of war
  • Purpose of war
  • leaders of various Countries - Key People

8) Using Glogster - can use various media, links,video

9) Post to Wiki directions:
  • Make a New Page
  • Name it: enrichment + the initials of each member(first,last) of your group. ( i.e enrichmentABCDEFGH)
  • Tag it: enrichment + your class hour(no need to put plus sign too), duh - remember enrichment then your hour

10) Schedule of Project - Timeline:
  • Day 1 - research information - homework optional
  • Day 2 - gather information - start on Gologster - if needed
  • Day 3 - Glogster day
  • Day 4 - Complete Golgster
  • Day 5 - Post Glogster on Wiki

11) Presentation to 3rd & 4th graders - Computer lab for feedback
  • MAKE SURE YOU CITE YOUR WORK
  • ONCE AGAIN READ ABOVE,CITE WORK