Reflection: Problem-based Approaches Lets Write About Our Travels - Section 4: Closing the Loop

 

My students journal entries were not what I had hoped for so I stopped the lesson and modeled a journal entry with a date and personal response. They were not writing in the perspective of the explorers but rather were telling a narrative story. It really helped to stop and make a teaching point so that I had less redirects on my walk-around

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Lets Write About Our Travels

Unit 7: Explorers of America
Lesson 5 of 7

Objective: SWBAT...create a journal entry about an early explorers motives and experiences while traveling to the New World.

Big Idea: We can research to appreciate others contributions to our countries history.

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