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This Stand Alone Instructional Response Unit teaches participants about the period of European Exploration from 1450-1700. The lesson is intended for 5th grade students and is aligned with the content expections from the state of Michigan.
This is an excellent StAIR! i thought it was very well put together and thorough in the explanation. It could be a great tool to introduce students to explorers as well as a quick check or review of their understanding. I love that you included the connection to those explorers of Michigan. You can tell that you really put a lot of work into it using a large amount of visuals really helped and showed your understanding of UDL principles; they greatly helped me to keep track of the explorers and where they went.
The only suggestion I would make, would have been a different way to help the student's learning after answering a question incorrectly. By taking me right to the slide with the answer, it didn't really prompt me to re-read, but rather to just go back to the quick for the right answer. Just an idea! Overall, really well done!
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2 years ago
This StAIR project was an historically accurate review on a variety of European Explorers that came to the New World in search of wealth, a new route to Asia, and freedom. I am a fifth grade teacher and I found this effective to use in my classroom after studying about the explorers. The maps were very useful in order for children to visualize where each of the explorers went. The quiz that was created is a quick and effective assessment on what students learned from the StAIR project. The only part that I didn't see a lot of information on was the technology that was needed to make sea travel possibly.
The StAIR project was easy to navigate through and all the links worked as they should.