Learning Exercise: Theme-based cross-curriculum learning
K8 classrooms often design experiential instruction with a unifying theme to help children see connections among the various topics they master. This task for administrators or K8 teachers emphasizes the need to associate experiential learning with the expected student outcomes.
Course: Teaching Methods; Curriculum Development; Leadership
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Review the Peer Reviews and Member Comments about The Paper Project on MERLOT. Then navigate the site. Take notes about expected student outcomes from integrated theme-based learning from the paper project. Identify the taget grade level you would teach and use the Align to Achieve - Academic Standards e-Library to find the standards you would help students meet by using Paper Project resources. Identify expected outcomes that you, as a teacher, value in addition to the published standards that are relevant to your region and the target grade level.
Additional Information: http://jonathan.mueller.faculty.noctrl.edu/toolbox/rubrics.htm
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