Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, as well as in words) in order to address a question or solve a problem).
It is interesting and challenging to teach a class that covers multi-disciplinary knowledge. However it also kills two birds with one stone by satisfying standards, like this one, which are standard for both English and Social Studies curricula.
Determine two or more central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to provide a complex analysis; provide an objective summary of the text.
Students will spend much time close reading texts and discussing the information therein, exploring and analyzing the concepts in order to further synthesize the economic study.
Acquire and use accurately general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
Students will be acquiring a using a lot of new vocabulary for this unit, and we will spend time going over the meaning and significance of said vocabulary.