Monday, February 23, 2009

I think that this is incredible. Young people do not give much thought to nutrition and how it affects their lives. I think that this unit will make them more aware of the connection between proper nutrition and and longevity.
I had a funny experience trying to teach proportions, similarities and differences to my special education class. I wish you lots of luck.
Mandy, I really think that you did a fantastic job setting up your blog page. I really like the curriculum framing information and your profile. Suggestion: The essential question seemed very broad.

Friday, February 20, 2009

Unit: The Civil Rights Movement

Essential Questions

How did Jim Crow Laws change the rights African-Americans gained in the Civil War Amendments?

What changes did Dr. Martin Luther King bring to the Civil Rights Movement?

Did separate schools in the early 20th century need to be changed?

How did the nonviolent protests change the minds of Americans who resisted change in race relations?

How did Park's refusal to give up her seat make African-Americans feel they could force change in America and South Carolina?