Ohio Social Studies Strands 10th grade Social Studies



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Ohio Social Studies Strands 10th grade Social Studies

  • By : Michael Hand

Table of Contents

  • Slides 3-6 American Heritage Strand
  • Slides 7-10 People In Societies Strand
  • Slides 11-14 World Interactions Strand
  • Slides 15-19 Decision Making and Resources Strand
  • Slides 20- 23 Democratic Processes
  • Slides 24-27 Citizenship, Rights and Responsibilities
  • Slides 28-31 Science, Technology and Society

American Heritage & People in Societies

  • www.centuryinter.net/tjs11/hist/erind.htm
  • The Erie Indians in Ohio
  • www.innercity.org/holt/slavechron.html
  • Chronological Timeline of Slavery

American Heritage (cont.)

  • www.revwar.com/
  • Web site with links about the Revolutionary War

Activities for American Heritage Strand

  • The students will write a narrative Native American History in Ohio and the U.S.
  • The students will discuss the reasons for slavery in America and list the reasons why the north wanted to abolish it and why the south wanted to keep it. They will then discuss what might have happened had slavery not been abolished.

American Heritage Activities (continued)

  • The students will have in in-class debate about the need for the Revolutionary War using arguments from the past.
  • The students will be able to plot important battles in the Civil War on a map
  • The students will write their opinion what might have happened to Europe had the attack on Pearl Harbor not happened.

People in Societies Strands Web Sites

  • www.callandpost.com/defaultBH.asp
  • African American History
  • www.nshp.org/?findwhat
  • National Society for
  • Hispanic Professionals
  • www.falcon..jmu.edu/%Eramseyil/native.htm
  • Native Americans- Internet Resources

People in Societies Webites (continued)

  • www.csuchico.edu/cbms/program.html
  • Center for Bilingual/Multicultural Studies
  • www.magenta.nl/crosspoint/
  • Cross Point Anti Racism

Activities for People In Societies

  • The students will write an essay about slave’s contribution to a young nation’s economy
  • The students will discuss in class the pros and cons of bilingual education
  • The students will make a timeline of the civil rights movement and the fight for freedom
  • The students will do various applications on the class computer involving Social Studies Software.

Activities for People in Societies (continued)

  • A native American speaker will speak to the class about the history and struggles of his people
  • The students will chose one civil rights leader and give a 5 minute oral report on their efforts
  • The students will create a new national political party based on the current issues.

World Interactions Websites

  • www.news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/hardtalk/2253278.stm
  • BBC news on Afghanistan Crisis
  • www.cam.ac.uk/societies/casi/info/news.html.
  • Where to find the latest news
  • on Iraq

World Interactions Websites (continued)

  • www.russianreview.com/
  • Russia Post
  • www.palestinedaily.com/
  • Palestine Daily News
  • www.arcticcircle.uconn.edu/ANWR/
  • The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge:
  • A Special Report

Activities for World Interactions

  • The students will put together a collage of current event reports about the war in Afghanistan and provide a short narrative.
  • The students will get in groups and discuss the pros and cons of a war with Iraq
  • The students will discuss the current
  • events in Russia regarding complaints from Chechen citizens and civil
  • rights.

Activities for World Interactions (continued)

  • The students will debate the possible consequences of conflict between Israel and Palestine on the U.S.
  • The students will choose which side of the debate on ANWR they are on and debate classmates in small groups.

Decision Making and Resources Websites

  • www.crdithaven.com/
  • Credit Haven
  • www.homestore.com/homefinance/credit/?source=a2fd7tft672
  • home finance-resources about understanding credit

Decision Making and Resources Websites (continued)

  • www.bized.ac.uk/learn/learn.htm
  • biz/ed website for students and teachers
  • www.hadm.sph.edu/Courses/Econ/Tutorials.html
  • University of South Carolina Economics Tutorials

Decision Making and Resources Websites (continued)

  • www.economics.ltsn.ac.uk/
  • The Economics Centre of the Learning and Teaching Support Network

Activities for Decision Making and Resources

  • The students will pair up and draw up a monthly budget for their household for with limited resources.
  • The students will prepare documentation needed in order to obtain a mortgage.
  • The students will be given a chance to explain how they think fluctuating oil prices affect the American Economy. Maximum two-page paper.

Activities for Decision Making and Resources (continued)

  • The students will form groups and list the positives and negatives of a global economy where each nation produces the resource that is cheapest for them to produce for the rest of the world.
  • The students will complete a worksheet on the supply/demand curve.

Democratic Processes Websites

Democratic Processes

  • www.englewood.oh.us/
  • City of Englewood Website
  • www.onlinedmv.com/OH_Ohio_dmv_department_of_motor_vehicles.htm
  • Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles

Activities for Democratic Processes

  • The students will examine the tiers of government in our country and explain the responsibilities at each level
  • The students will complete a worksheet labeling what level of government a person might find the answer
  • The students will attend a city planning meeting as a class

Activities for Democratic Processes (continued)

  • The students will be responsible for watching –span and provide a summary of the proceedings and in what chamber they took place.
  • The student will watch Mr. Smith goes to Washington. A quiz will follow.

Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities Websites

  • www.mynra.com/
  • NRA website
  • www.ifas.org/
  • Institute for First Amendment Studies
  • www.nvri.org/
  • National Voting Rights
  • Institute

Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities Websites (cont.)

Activities for Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities

  • The students will learn Ohio’s requirements to vote.
  • The students will have an in-class debate about various issues. The students will defend the common political party views.
  • The students will look at
  • and come up with ways to
  • improve voter turnout.

Activities for Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities (continued)

  • The students will draw up their own mock budget using federal funds.

Science, Technology and Society Websites

  • www.nytimes.com/pages/technology/columns/index.html
  • NY Times technology page
  • www.pbs.org/neighborhoods/science/
  • PBS Science Neighborhood Site
  • www.nsf.gov/
  • National Science Foundation

Science, Technology and Society Websites

  • www.microsoft.com/
  • Microsoft Website
  • www.cnet.com/
  • CNET Website

Activities for Science, Technology and Society

  • The students will be given an opportunity to do searches for research on the library pc’s.
  • The students will analyze the effects of technology on our society and give a two-page summary how it applies to their lives.
  • The students will debate the effects of internet access for kids.

Activities for Science, Technology and Society (cont.)

  • The students will hand in a summary of one current event consuming technological advancements.


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