Reflection: Grappling with Complexity 'Prezi'nt Images About Social Studies - Section 5: Students' Turn

 

The real purpose of this lesson is not to learn about these social studies concepts. As I said before, we actually discussed the branches of government the day before. My real goal was to challenge the students to take on the organization of the information themselves, thereby internalizing the information. Making a choice of an image organizer challenges the students to think not only about the concepts, but how they are organized. Although the Prezis from the kids looked a little different, the real purpose was to see if they could organize the information in a way that made sense to them. In many ways this is harder than just memorizing words and definitions. Students are asked to learn new information and vocabulary and show that they understand it be organizing it correctly.

  Grappling with Complexity: What is the real purpose?
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'Prezi'nt Images About Social Studies

Unit 10: Imaging & Visualizing - Can You Make a Picture In Your Head?
Lesson 16 of 19

Objective: SWBAT describe a connection between ideas in an informational text.

Big Idea: Use Prezi to create a graphic organizer and organize images.

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English / Language Arts, Special Education, Reading, Social Studies, Fiction (Reading), 2nd Grade, visualizing, imaging, informational text, ipad, text features, Government, informational text features
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