In this C3 aligned lesson, students will use mathematical thinking to compare the area of the White House to the area of a slave cabin. This lesson builds upon 4th grade math standards of area and perimeter but expands upon them to include important 5th grade standards related to fluency with decimals. To incorporate ELA and Social Studies, students will read paired-texts to learn about the institution of slavery and its relationship to the history of the White House. This lesson touches on a number of literacy standards for social studies and is an example of a math/social studies literacy block.
In this C3 aligned lesson, students will participate in a simulation wherein they take on the role of an explorer in order to find a “bag of gold” hidden in either their classroom or playground. Afterwards, they will be broken into groups and assigned one of the major explorers of the Americas to research. Students will be asked to present information about their expeditions before conducting a gallery walk to learn about the Columbian Exchange. This lesson concludes with students participating in an interactive activity that evaluates their knowledge of the ten major explorers of the Americas.
In this introductory unit on using map scales, students will use a map scale to determine the distance between two points on a map.
In this Oklahoma Academic Standards aligned lesson, students will explore the geography theme of Human-Environment Interaction, to consider the relationships between people and their environment, as well as ways in which people adapt to the environment and eventually change it. Students will then relate the theme to how it applies to them and their involvement within their own community and daily life. Students will explore these ideas by reading through The Lorax, by Dr. Seuss and comparing and contrasting their daily routines with the actions of the Onceler character in the story.
In this download you will find links to resources for information regarding OK C3 standards and CCSS. These resources include detailed information about CCSS as well as practical resources for Authentic Implementation of OK C3 standards and CCSS.