Then checked out 7th grade social studies as they discussed their learning goal:
Norms for class discussions: (created by kids)
Listen (be quiet while others are talking)
Respect others ideas
Disagree without fighting (polite)
"This is social studies, we're going to be discussing and investigating social issues" -social studies teachers.
This set the stage for an investigation and discuss on the social structure of "Sumer" (Mesopotamia)Students did a sorting activity for the social structure in Mesopotamia:
I then headed over to meet with 8th grade science. We planned out two authentic learning experiences.
District state of Ngss
Writing in the science classroom
Met with 7th grade social studies to talk about learning goals and targets...
Attended 7th grade synthesis team meeting.
Met with 7th grade harmony team
Met with building principal.
Wrapped up the day helping out in 8th grade social studies during their density lab.