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THINKING SKILLS: INTEGRATING LIBRARY RESOURCES WITH CONTENT AREA OBJECTIVES 
Keeley Library August 4, 2000
TAS for English Connections
COURSE: 9134
TAS for English Connections
STANDARD
NUMBER
CONTENT AND PERFORMANCE
OBJECTIVES
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  • Using Graphic Organizers
  • Creating Graphic Organizers

  • Related Topic
  • U.S. History Topic Guide
  • Li9

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    SS CG16B
     

    CONTENT: Students identify and describe the 
    essential ideas in what them have heard, read, 
    or viewed. Theme: Civil Rights
    PERFORMANCE: Students create a table 
    organizer or chart to demonstrate their understanding 
    of main idea.
  • Using Graphic Organizers
  • Creating Graphic Organizers 
  • Writing Essays
  • Authorship

  • Related Topic
  • Biography Topic Guide
  • Li13
     
     

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    SS CG16B

    CONTENT: Students analyze the structure and 
    elements of biographical or non-fictional works, explain
    what they are in an essay, and use them in a similar 
    piece of writing. Theme: Discrimination.
    PERFORMANCE: Students construct a char
    showing different perspectives of Jackie Robinson 
    as expressed in different genres.
  • Poetry (Writing, etc.)
  • Focusing

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  • LITERATURE (800'S)

  • Li14
     

     

    CONTENT: Students identify poetic forms such
    as ballad, sonnet and heroic couplets. Students respond
    to the emotional power of poetry.
    PERFORMANCE: Students brainstorm ideas
    about nature to write original Haiku. and illustrate one 
    of their Haiku verses.
  • Using Graphic Organizers
  • Creating Graphic Organizers 
  • Writing Essays

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  • Discussions, Debates, Persuasion 
  • Li15

    SS 
    CG16B
     

     

    CONTENT: Students analyze and compare 
    figurative language and imagery across significant 
    cross-cultural literary works.
    PERFORMANCE: Students will create a graphic 
    organizer to compare the tone and viewpoint of 
    M.L.King Jr. 's speech to that of Lincoln's Gettysburg 
    Address. Students will use their organizer to write an 
    essay about their findings.
  • Using Graphic Organizers
  • Creating Graphic Organizers
  • Information Gathering, Summarizing .

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    C23
     

    SSH2
     

    CONTENT: Students use their own questions,
    notes, summaries, and outlines to deepen learning 
    across disciplinary areas.
    PERFORMANCE: After creating a graphic 
    organizer using the main idea and supporting details, 
    students will write a paragraph summarizing the 
    selection in their own words.
  • Focusing
  • Information Gathering, Summarizing 
  • Using Note Cards for a Research Paper
  • Sample Title Page and Outline
  • Research Projects
  • Documenting , Quoting, Bibliography
  • Primary Sources
  • C24
    H1A
    H2
     
     

     

    CONTENT: Students individually formulate open 
    ended questions to explore a topic of interest, and then 
    design an appropriate methodology, form and way to 
    document  sources for a report of their research.
    PERFORMANCE: Students will generate questions
    about a topic, and use primary and secondary sources 
    to learn facts and details about the topic. End product 
    will be a research report.
  • Discussions, Debates, Persuasion
  • Rubrics (Evaluation)
  • C25
    H2
    CONTENT: Students use group generated criteria 
    for evaluating different forms of writing, and explain why
    these are important before applying them.
    PERFORMANCE: After reading three speeches,
    students will rewrite one of them and compare the 
    effectiveness of theirs to the original.
  • Team/Collaborative Work
  • Focusing
  • Information Gathering, Summarizing 
  • Using Note Cards for a Research Paper
  • Sample Title Page and Outline
  • Research Projects
  • Documenting , Quoting, Bibliography

  • Related Topic
  • Media: Film and Video Techniques
  • Broadcasting
  • Radio (incomplete)
  • Hysteria  See Psychology

  • See Health (Look in Mental Health 
    M26
    SS H2
     
     
     

     

    CONTENT: Students compare and analyze how 
    each medium offers a different perspective on the
    information it presents.
    PERFORMANCE: End product: Class Report. 
    Students will research the topic: "Mass Hysteria", for
    events similar to those created by the radio broadcast 
    of "War of the Worlds". Using research gathered  from 
    student generated questions, groups of students will develop paragraphs which will then be merged into a class report.
  • Writing Essays
  • Media: Film and Video Techniques

  • Related Topic
  • Journalism
  • Broadcasting
  • Radio (incomplete)
  • Hysteria   See Psychology

  •     See Health (Look in Mental Health 
    M27
    SSH2
    CONTENT: Students analyze the techniques 
    used in a media message for a particular audience, 
    and evaluate their effectiveness.
    PERFORMANCE: End product: essay
    Students listen to the 1938 broadcast of War of the
    Worlds. Using microfiche of the New York Times, 
    students research how people reacted to the broadcast 
    Students respond to the effectiveness of the 'news 
    bulletin" technique, and relate this technique to
    news techniques today in an essay.
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