LESSON TITLE: ACC School Facts
SS Competency Goal 2: The learner will acquire strategies to access a variety of sources, and use appropriate research skills to gather, synthesize, and report information using diverse modalities to demonstrate the knowledge acquired.
CURRICULUM AREA: Social Studies-research skills (could be used as computer database)
GRADE LEVEL: 6-8
What sources can you use to find basic facts about colleges or universities?
Students will use several different sources of research materials to complete a fact sheet or database on each ACC school.
The teacher can assign this either as individual or group assignment. This can be researched on one or more schools. The teacher may need to give examples of facts to find and where to find it.
COGNITIVE TEACHING STRATEGIES: Examples of facts to find: Full name of college or university Year founded
Gender and racial make-up of school Tuition Private/Public
Students can graph certain facts. Students can create database on computer or written data table. Students/groups compare different facts.
Media guides, encyclopedia, almanac, internet
RE-TEACHING AND ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES: