This program begins by talking about what caused the Dust Bowl. Then we will watch a series of videos from survivors who discuss what it was like to be in a dust storm. Finally we will discuss how the Dust Bowl ended and if it could ever happen again.
The participant will:
-explore life during the Dust Bowl through first-person interviews
-compare primary and secondary sources
- engage in a discussion about a recurrence of the Dust Bowl
**Find more at http://www.corestandards.org/read-the-standards/
Building on the best of existing state standards, the Common Core State Standards provide clear and consistent learning goals to help prepare students for college, career, and life. The standards clearly demonstrate what students are expected to learn at each grade level, so that every parent and teacher can understand and support their learning.
The standards are:
Research and evidence based
Clear, understandable, and consistent
Aligned with college and career expectations
Based on rigorous content and the application of knowledge through higher-order thinking skills
Built upon the strengths and lessons of current state standards
Informed by other top-performing countries to prepare all students for success in our global economy and society
According to the best available evidence, the mastery of each standard is essential for success in college, career, and life in today’s global economy.
**Find more at https://tea.texas.gov/academics/curriculum-standards
Because of student mobility, Texas has adopted curriculum standards that are to be used in all the state's public schools. The current standards, which outline what students are to learn in each course or grade, are called Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). The standards are adopted by the State Board of Education, after extensive input from educators and other stakeholders.
TEXAS: Social Studies: 3.3AC;3.4E;3.17A;4.5A;4.22A;5.4G;5.5A;5.24A;5.25A;6.2AB;6.5A;6.15A;7.1A;7.8C;7.9B;8.10A
*TEKS will cover up to 12th grade.*