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Expeditionary Learning Slice in Indianapolis on Jul 10, 2012 8:00 AM
Expeditionary Learning Slice
2717 S. East Street- Get Directions
2717 S. East Street
Are you looking for exciting professional development that will teach you how to motivate and engage even the most resistant students? Look no further!
Please join us for a Humanities slice focused on U.S. History looking at the history of Indianapolis, Indiana. We will take participants through CREW, Book Club, and the creation of a final product for an authentic audience. Participants will also gain experiences in how to create curriculum aligned to the Common Core State Standards.
Follow up information will be sent to registrants in mid June. Please note, there is a nominal fee of $75 per person to cover lunch each day, snacks, and supplies. Breakfast and dinner will be on your own.You can register online for a small fee or send a check to Christel House Academy, 2717 S. East St., Indianapolis, IN 46225. Registration will be complete upon receipt of payment due Friday, June 29th.The slice will wrap up by 4 p.m. on Friday. Local accommodations are available in downtown Indianapolis and must be made by registrants.
Common Core Standards addressed in the slice include but are not limited to:RH.11-12.1. Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, connecting insights gained from specific details to an understanding of the text as a whole.RH.11-12.2. Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary that makes clear the relationships among the key details and ideas.RH.11-12.3. Evaluate various explanations for actions or events and determine which explanation best accords with textual evidence, acknowledging where the text leaves matters uncertain.RH.11-12.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including analyzing how an author uses and refines the meaning of a key term over the course of a text (e.g., how Madison defines faction in Federalist No. 10).RH.11-12.5. Analyze in detail how a complex primary source is structured, including how key sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text contribute to the whole.RH.11-12.6. Evaluate authors’ differing points of view on the same historical event or issue by assessing the authors’ claims, reasoning, and evidence.RH.11-12.7. Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, as well as in words) in order to address a question or solve a problem.RH.11-12.8. Evaluate an author’s premises, claims, and evidence by corroborating or challenging them with other information.RH.11-12.9. Integrate information from diverse sources, both primary and secondary, into a coherent understanding of an idea or event, noting discrepancies among sources.RH.11-12.10. By the end of grade 12, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 11–CCR text complexity band independently and proficiently.
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