RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES 1 (Intro) ebook
The concept of RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES examines the role that you and others play in a co-operative environment, using Big Understandings such as “Although we are individuals we need to consider other people’s points of view to be part of a society or group”, through to Essential Questions such as, “Which of your traits of yours are unique? Which do you have incommon with a peer?”. PLUS a choice of creative thinking activities, assessment tools etc.
All the hard work done for you – provides you with the planning framework, a recommended video link or book as an introductory hook, a set of photocopiable cards to promote sharing of Prior Knowledge…assessments.. even a list of suggested resources!
Using the highly-praised “Inquiry Learning with Concepts” model, this unit you a wealth of meaningful activities to lift your students’ learning and to build on students’ interests and individual understandings. As H Lynne Erickson says (2007), “Using topics and facts as a support rather than as a final destination, will truly lift academic and teaching standards.”