10 minutes – Welcome/Mission/Values
30 minutes – Discussion/Videos on Gale Sayers and Brian Piccolo
10 minutes – Question and Answers
o Create, critique and discuss print and non-print texts.
o Conduct research on issues and interests by generating ideas and questions and by posing problems. They gather, evaluate and synthesize data from a variety of sources (e.g., print and non-print displays and artifacts) to communicate their discoveries.
o Use a variety of technological and informational resources (e.g., video, displays, databases) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
o Develop an understanding of and respect for diversity in language use, patterns and dialects across cultures, ethnic groups, geographic regions and social roles.
o Use spoken, written and visual language to accomplish their own purpose (e.g., for learning, enjoyment, persuasion and exchange of information).
o Identify the basis for the respect they feel for someone of a different race or culture and provide an opportunity to demonstrate tolerance for people with different beliefs, practices and appearances.
Common Core Standards Met:
• Language Art: Reading Informational Text; Reading Foundational Skills; Writing; Speaking and Listening; Language
National Standards Met:
• US History 5th-12th Grade: Era 9: Postwar United States (1945 to early 1970s); Era 10: Contemporary United States (1968-Present)
• Technology: Basic Operations and Concepts; Technology Communication Tools; Technology Research Tools