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ECH/430 METHODS OF TEACHING IN EARLY CHILDHOOD: SOCIAL STUDIES The Latest Version A+ Study Guide

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ECH 430 Week 1 Lesson Plan Summaries Review the NCSS standards. Conduct an Internet search for early childhood lesson plans that address one of the NCSS standards. Write a 350-word summary of the lesson plan you selected that includes the following:   

Identify the national and state social studies standards addressed. Describe how you would integrate at least one NCSS standard into the lesson. Would you use this lesson in your early childhood classroom? Why or why not?


Format your references according to APA guidelines. Submit a copy of each lesson plan with each summary. Submit your assignment.

ECH 430 Week 2 Global Connection and Awareness Lesson

Plan Research various early childhood programs or other resources that promote global connections and awareness. Develop an early childhood lesson plan that enhances children's awareness of a global community using one of the programs or resources. Complete the Lesson Plan Template. Submit your assignment.

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ECH 430 Week 3 Team - Social Studies Activities Identify two instructional activities which may be used to teach an early childhood social studies lesson. Integrate each activity across at least two other content areas (mathematics, science, reading and language arts, art, or physical education). Write a 350-word description for each activity and include the following:


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Name or title of the activity Performance objectives Content areas addressed National or state standards addressed Age and grade level Procedures Materials required and used Multicultural considerations Submit your assignment.

ECH 430 Week 3 Video Game Technology in Early Childhood Instruction You have been chosen by your principal to present a professional development presentation on using video games as an educational tool in early childhood social studies. Research current video games for early childhood that have social studies content embedded in the games. Choose at least two current video games from your research. Create a presentation using a tool from the Technology Resource Library for your Professional Development Presentation. Include the following:      

Appropriate age for each game Content embedded within each game How each game can benefit learning Developmentally-appropriate usage of each game within the classroom Examples of usage Safety precautions for each game

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ECH 430 Week 4 Global Connections and Awareness Plan and Reflection Teach your Global Connection and Awareness Lesson Plan in an early childhood setting (birth to age 8). Complete a 350- to 750-word reflection on your experience.

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Include the following: What challenges did you encounter when teaching this lesson? If you were to teach this lesson again, what would you do differently? Why? How would your assessment(s) used drive your instruction the next time you taught this lesson? How would you modify this lesson for use with a different subset of the early childhood population? If, for example, you taught this lesson to second grade students, how would you modify the lesson for a group of kindergarten students? How did you modify this lesson for exceptional learners? If you did not, then how could you modify it for next time? How might you use what you learned from this teaching experience in your own early childhood classroom? Submit your assignment.

ECH 430 Week 4 Classroom Observations Reflection Paper Conduct two separate observations of a social studies experience in an early childhood setting (birth to age 8). Observe one setting that serves children birth to age 5, and another setting that serves children ages 6 to 8. Complete the Teacher Evaluation for Early Childhood Social Studies Observation. Submit your assignment.

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ECH 430 Week 5 Team - Integrated Unit Review the Elements Of Unit Design. Complete the Integrated Unit. Submit your assignment.

Integrated Unit Prepare a 1,400- to 1,750-word Integrated Unit and a 10- to 15-slide Microsoft ® PowerPoint® Unit Overview Presentation. The Integrated Unit and Presentation is a Learning Team assignment due in Week 4. Each team member is responsible for developing at least one lesson plan for the unit. Use the following guidelines as you develop your Integrated Unit:

Design a 4-week integrated social studies unit for an early childhood classroom (birth to age 8).

Choose one of the five NCSS disciplinary standards and integrate at least one other primary content area: reading and language arts, science, or mathematics.

Apply the course knowledge about strategies and educational materials to the design of your unit. Use creative and original activities. Remember to include activities for students with special needs or to adapt activities as needed.

Apply various theoretical perspectives to the lesson design.

Each lesson must include national or state standard(s) addressed, age or grade level, at least one technology component, and differentiated instruction.

Use a variety of developmentally effective assessment strategies for the lessons and for the unit.

All materials and activities that are not original to the team should be identified as “adapted from…” or “designed by….” Remember to include the author’s name for all referenced or copied materials.

Include a reference page cited according to APA guidelines of books, videos, CDs, or websites that are used in the unit.

Include an appendix with all materials or resources and information that will be necessary for other teachers to reproduce the lessons or unit.

Prepare a 10- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation that provides an overview of your unit. Each Learning Team member must participate in the presentation.


Components of the Integrated Unit

1. Unit title page 1. Brief summary of the unit 2. Justification for selected teaching methodologies 3. Content areas addressed 4. Theoretical perspectives: emotional, physical, social, and cognitive 5. National or state standards and learning objective(s) for the unit 6. Lessons a. Small-group activities (description and procedure) b. Large-group activities (description and procedure) 7. Assessment strategies for the unit 8. Notes or tips for facilitating the lessons 9. References cited according to APA guidelines 10. Appendix (materials or resources)

Components of the Presentation

1. Unit title 11. Brief summary of the unit 12. Justification for selected teaching methodologies 13. Content areas addressed 14. Theoretical perspectives (emotional, physical, social, and cognitive) 15. National or state standards and learning objective(s) for the unit 16. Small-group activities (description and procedure) 17. Large-group activities (description and procedure) 18. Assessment strategies for the unit 19. Notes or tips for facilitating the lessons

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ECH 430 Week 5 Geography Night Brochure

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Your principal has put you in charge of Geography Night for students ages 3 to 5. You will be designing a brochure to send home with students to encourage parents to be involved. Include the following in your brochure: Student projects that will be present for parents to see Activities that parents can be involved in with their child when they come to Geography Night Classroom map for parents to be able to navigate their way around the classroom Home extension activities A 250-word explanation about Geography Night Submit your assignment.

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