Lesson 2: Civilization Terms and Definitions
Learning Target(s): To define the learning targets for 6th grade social studies. Students will find the definitions for all the terms (targets) and write/type them using “student friendly” language. Students can also add pictures to the assignment document to help with comprehension.
- Students will navigate to their Google Classroom page and open the assignment, “Civilization Terms and Definitions.”
- They will use online and classroom resources to complete the definitions portion of the assignment.
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Lesson 1: Civilization Survivor
Below is my first lesson for the year in my 6th grade social studies (ancient civilization) classroom.
I created this lesson in Google Classroom.
Use the map attached within this Google Classroom assignment to help complete your task.
You and your classmates have been sent back in time to 3000 B.C. and you need to figure out how to adapt, grow, and succeed using the surrounding geography provided on the map.… Read the rest
I thought I would start something new on EdGamer. My time has been limited to plan, record, edit, and post my podcast, so I thought I would combine my lesson planning with my website content. My goal is to share my 6th grade social studies (ancient civilization) lessons for this entire year. These lessons are closely connected to my use of the game Civilization IV. I also use MinecraftEdu, tabletop games, and many online games.… Read the rest
Zack is presenting at the Educator/Trade Day event on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Below are the two presentations that will be used on this day.
A BIG thank you to Jen Groff (Playful Learning) and Kip Glazer (Awesome Educator) for their resources and thoughts that are integrated within these presentations.
Gen Con Playful Learning 2015 Part 1
Gen Con Playful Learning 2015 Part 2
Gen Con 2015
The Best Four Days in Gaming™
Indiana Convention Center
Gen Con is the original, longest-running, best-attended, gaming convention in the world!… Read the rest
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EdGamer is back, on a new site, and hosted IlliniCloud! We have a ton to share, but will hold most of this news back so we can talk with our three guests from Playful Learning and GLS. Our guests are Remi Holden, Beth King, and Conor O’Malley. They will share why this conference is the best Games and Learning conference in the world!… Read the rest