- EL: This is a high functioning EL student. The student will be held to the same standard as the rest of the class however I will provide the student with more guidance and place him in a group where students are inclined to assist him.
- SN: I have a Paraprofessional in my class, I will have these students work with the paraprofessional to meet the same requirements as the class.
- Low: I will place this student with a higher functioning group to serve as a positive example. I will be sure to provide this students with additional reinforcement throughout the assignment.
- Middle: This student will mostly require me to guide their motivation, I will let this student work with less guidance in order to allow the student to fail but then to see the mistake and correct it.
- High: This student will most likely take the lead, I will ask this student to go above and beyond when creating the newspaper. I will ask the student to create a newspaper that really mimics an actual newspaper
19.1, 19.2, 19.3, 19.4
-GI Bill of Rights -Suburb -Harry S. Truman -Dixiecrat -Fair Deal -Conglomerate -Franchise -Baby Boom -Dr. Jonas Salk -Consumerism -Planned Obsolescence -Mass Media -Federal Communications Commission -Beat Movement -Rock ‘N’ Roll -Jazz -Urban Renewal -Bracero -Termination Policy
Fold a piece of paper into four. You will put one vocabulary word (and all of the requirements below) into one square, and will use the paper’s front and back sides. So you will fit eight vocabulary words to a paper. You will use three sheets of paper for this assignment.
For each vocabulary word you will do all of the following to receive full credit (One point per complete “vocabulary card,” 19 points total):
- Write the vocabulary word.
- Write the definition of the vocabulary word.
- Write the significance of the vocabulary word, related to Chapter 19 and what is going on in America at the time and/or today.
- Draw the vocabulary word, this should be a drawing of what will help you remember the word, but keep it relevant.
Graphic Organizer (Beyond Vocabulary)
Students will receive graphic organizers that include the guiding questions. Next to each guiding question, students will have to come up with a unique headline.
Multiple Intelligence Activities
Writer, Editor, Artist, Publisher, Research roles
Choice Assignment (Task Menu)
Newspaper, Freedom in Role and Creation
Each students acts as a researcher. After the research process, students must decide who will be a writer, editor, artist and publisher. I provide students with a newspaper assignment sheet. The assignment sheet includes which guided questions they will create "news stories" out of. From each section I assign between one and four required stories. I then require students to choose an additional three news stories of their choice from the guided questions.
Unit exam is under construction.
Assessment rubric for the Newspaper