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Ancient Archives Trading Cards

Ancient Archives Trading Cards

Teacher(s) Name: Mrs. Dohrman, , , and

School: Colonial Trail ES

Grade Level(s): Grade 2

Content Area(s): Social Studies

Lesson Summary

As a way to research and become more acquainted with the contributions of ancient China and ancient Egypt students research the following Inventions and Architectural Structures: Kite, Silk cloth, Compass, Bronze, Fireworks, Paper made from papyrus, a 365-day calendar, the Clock, The Great Wall of China and the Pyramids. Using this research the students created digital trading cards with that told facts about the contribution. Finally, the students illustrated the image for their digital trading card.

TIPC Ratings

Research & Information Fluency

Rating:Ideal – Explanation: Students assembled and synthesize information to create their digital trading cards. Then they Used digital tools to powerfully display and interact with information.

Communication & Collaboration

Rating: Not observed – Explanation: N/A

Critical Thinking & Problem Solving

Rating: Approaching – Explanation: Students generated and responded to purposeful questions. They justified their decision-making and/or problem-solving practices. Students applied digital tools to think critically and solve open-ended authentic tasks that required higher order thinking skills.

Creativity & Innovation

Rating: Ideal – Explanation: Students synthesized existing books on Epic! and self-generated knowledge to create new products within and beyond assignment parameters. Students took strategic risks that supported their innovation.

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