Wesley Heights Year One
Bridges/ Jolivette/ Partain- Austin Sargent
Learning Objective/Exit Outcomes:
- Students will recount the accomplishments of Jackie Robinson, Martin Luther King Jr, and other Civil Rights leaders.
- Students will connect the work of Civil Rights leaders to their modern life.
- Students will work in collaborative teams to compile big lists of accomplishments.
- Students will practice communicating nonverbally.
- Students will engage in agreements/disagreements and do so with supported statements.
SS2H1 Describe the lives and contributions of historical figures in Georgia history.
- Jackie Robinson (sportsmanship and civil rights)
- Martin Luther King, Jr. (civil rights)
ELAGSE2SL1: Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 2 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
- Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., gaining the floor in respectful ways, listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion).
- Build on others’ talk in conversations by linking their comments to the remarks of others.
- Ask for clarification and further explanation as needed about the topics and texts under discussion.
VA2MC.1 Engages in the creative process to generate and visualize ideas.
- Generates visual images in response to open-ended prompts, themes, and narratives.
VA2MC.2 Formulates personal responses. a. Produces multiple interpretations for an object or image
Social Studies/ Art
3 Posters to write on. Adequate wall space to hang.
Posters were hung around the room in different locations. Students were told that today’s activity was meant to generate lots of ideas and lots of conversations, but instead of using our mouths we would be using our pencils. The poster titles were then read out loud as a class.
- How did Jackie Robinson change America?
- How did MLK Jr. change America?
- Questions I still have…
Students then rotated between the groups, and posters were unpacked at the end of the time.