ELM 351 Topic 3 American History Questions GCU
Every day, teachers are challenged to engage their students in meaningful conversations that prompt critical thinking. The purpose of this assignment is to address the varying levels of knowledge and skill building that occur during these vital conversations.
Part 1: Standards-Based Questions
Select one K-8 grade level and identify two American history standards for your state. Complete the “American History Questions Chart” by developing a lesson outline that includes standards-based questions that promote
Part 2: Rationale
Write a 250-500 word rationale explaining how the questions you have developed model and teach respectful communication skills within standards-based social studies instruction. How do the questions increase students’ critical thinking and depth of knowledge? Why it is important to pre-plan critical thinking questions?
APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.
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