Group 3 Lesson Ideas


Lesson Idea: Glogster - Students create a Glog on unions, pro or con, reasons, pictures, music, etc.

Bloom's Level: Application
Restructuring to reach higher level: Compare and contrast with current unions. Sythesis level
What aspects are teacher directed: Show use of Glogster (30 minutes or more to create accounts)
What aspects are student directed: Most of the content creation.
How can this be made more student-directed? already student-directed




Lesson Idea: Groups - students have a state and look up polling results, statistics on support by demographic groups, create charts and present to class using the whiteboard and predict how the state will vote. Could be done with other elections.

Bloom's Level: Analysis
Restructuring to reach higher level:
What aspects are teacher directed:
What aspects are student directed:
How can this be made more student-directed?



Lesson Idea: World War II, show a collection of pictures with music, show at beginning and then at end to see if students can identify important people and events.

Bloom's Level: Comprehension
Restructuring to reach higher level:
What aspects are student directed:
How can this be made more student-directed? have students find pictures



Lesson Idea: Civil War trading cards. Students create a card on a person, a battle, the economy and two more cards (sports, fashion, etc). Students create the cards and package the five cards. Cards have picture on the front, information on the back.

Bloom's Level: Analysis, synthesis
Restructuring to reach higher level:
What aspects are teacher directed: the idea and rubric
What aspects are student directed: the creation of the cards
How can this be made more student-directed? already very student-directed with student choice


Lesson Idea: Decades project - Museum project - standalone display that shows information about the decade. Can include podcasts, interviews, artifacts, video recording.

Bloom's Level: Application, sythesis, evaluation.
Restructuring to reach higher level:
What aspects are teacher directed:
What aspects are student directed:
How can this be made more student-directed?


Lesson Idea: Civil War webquest - students do a traditional webquest but then retell a part of the civil war from the perspective of a different person from the period, such as a private in the army.

Bloom's Level: knowledge, comprehension, sythesis
Restructuring to reach higher level:
What aspects are teacher directed:
What aspects are student directed:
How can this be made more student-directed?


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Bloom's Level:
Restructuring to reach higher level:
What aspects are teacher directed:
What aspects are student directed:
How can this be made more student-directed?


Lesson Idea:

Bloom's Level:
Restructuring to reach higher level:
What aspects are teacher directed:
What aspects are student directed:
How can this be made more student-directed?


Lesson Idea:

Bloom's Level:
Restructuring to reach higher level:
What aspects are teacher directed:
What aspects are student directed:
How can this be made more student-directed?