Finally, students actively demonstrate what they have learned through a rich variety of assessment options. These activities allow students to transfer their knowledge to new learning situations using authentic activities and assessment that demonstrates deep understanding
Hands-on activities provide teachers with a variety of options for students to demonstrate and transfer their understanding of the chapter content. Cooperative learning activities range from mapping, graphing, and role playing, to read-alouds and analyzing primary sources.
myStory Book is an exciting partnership with Tikatok, the leading children’s publishing platform and a Barnes & Noble company. Tikatok has created a tool for young students to write and illustrate their own books. myWorld SocialStudies harnesses that tool to provide students with an opportunity to author non-fiction books about the social studies content they’re learning and how it applies to their lives. This unique tool brings the power of digital storytelling and student-created content to the elementary Social Studies classroom in a simple, easy-to-use format. These structured writing assignments tie together your Social Studies, literacy instruction, and 21st Century Skills in a way no other program can.
The myStory Book writing strand culminates with a final writing activity in the worktext and an exciting opportunity for students to write and illustrate their own digital non-fiction book. This provides teachers with an authentic assessment activity to gage students understanding.
Try out this powerful tool by going to www.tikatok.com/myWorldSocialStudies
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