Objectives

(Day 10-11/12) Extension - Brochure

Using current Visitor & Student guides to the Capitol as their inspiration, students will use thier 

  • document packets from the previous weeks
  • writen observations from field study
  • visual observations from field study

to cooperatively publish a brochure that serves to inform the public (specifically visitors to the Capitol) about the role of slavery at the Capitol.

Standards

Link to Common Core Standards for History/Social Studies (Grades 6-8)

  • RH.6-8.1.
  • RH.6-8.2.
  • RH.6-8.4.
  • RH.6-8.5.
  • RH.6-8.6.
  • RH.6-8.7.
  • RH.6-8.8.
  • RH.6-8.9.

Link to Common Core Standards for Writing (Grades 6-8)

  • WHST.6-8.1.
  • WHST.6-8.2.
  • WHST.6-8.4.
  • WHST.6-8.5.
  • WHST.6-8.7.
  • WHST.6-8.8.
  • WHST.6-8.9.

DCPS Social Studies Standards



Download this file

Resources

Several WORD brochure templates have been included for student choice

Brochure Template Advanced



Download this file

Brochure Template Advanced 2



Download this file

Brochure Template



Download this file

Brochure Template



Download this file

Brochure Template



Download this file

Warm Up

Part 1: Debrief the Field Study with a Observe, Reflect, Question FOLDABLE.  Students will write things they observed, reflect on how what they saw connects with the past week's lessons and write any questions they still have.

Part 2: Whole class instruction - brainstorm content ideas for a brochure. Teacher shoudl encourage students to create a list of ideas.

New Material

No new Social Studies content will be presented in this lesson but students should receive (if neede) a brief tutorial on how to use document templates and what information is appropriate for a museum brochure.

Practice

Students will practice their computer literacy skills by publishing a brochure.  This gives students the opportunity to not only be creative with the information that they have learned but to also create a useful product that could potentially be shared with the public at large.

Assessment

Students will be assessed on how well they work cooperatively to publish a brochure that serves to inform the public (specifically visitors to the Capitol) about the role of slavery at the Capitol.

Slavery and United States Capitol Brochure



Download this file

Closure and Reflection

[The closure of a lesson should directly tie the new material, student practice, instructional objectives, and assessment together. It should also connect this lesson to the previous lesson and link to the next lesson(s). In this is space you can also include your notes about how the lesson went. You should indicate what worked well, what was problematic, ideas for modifying the lesson for future use, and how this particular lesson ties in with others in the same curricular unit.]