All Hands on Deck: Learning Adventures Aboard Old Ironsides
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All Hands on Deck: Learning Adventures Aboard "Old Ironsides" and Illinois Learning Standards for Social Science

State Goal 14
Understand Political Systems with an Emphasis on the United States.

Learning Standards A
Understand and Explain Basic Principles of the United States Government.

K-4
Let's Decide, a role playing activity (10)

5-8
Understanding Freedom (11)

9-12
Category: American History, a quiz show activity (11)
Evaluating, Taking and Defending a Position, holding a debate (22)

Learning Standards B
Understand the Structures and Functions of the Political Systems of Illinois, the United States and other Nations.

K-4
Let's Decide, a role playing activity (10)

5-8
Understanding Freedom (11)

9-12
Category: American History, a quiz show activity (11)
Evaluating, Taking and Defending a Position, holding a debate (22)

Learning Standards C
Understand Election Processes and Responsibilities of Citizens

K-4
Let's Decide, a role playing activity (10)

5-8
Understanding Freedom (11)

9-12
Category: American History, a quiz show activity (11)
Evaluating, Taking and Defending a Position, holding a debate (22)

Learning Standards D
Understand the Roles and Influences of Individuals and Interest Groups in the Political Systems of Illinois, the United States and Other Nations.

K-4
Constitution Concentration, a game of memory and matching pairs (18)
Who Has More Ships? making a pictograph (55)

5-8
A Navy of Six, reading a table (21)
What Happened When? creating a timeline (22)
Victory in the News, reading an historical, secondary source (62)
Hear Ye, Hear Ye! writing a broadside (69)

9-12
Evaluating, Taking and Defending a Position, holding a debate (22)
A Tax on Walking Sticks, making a table, creating math problems (28)
To Fight or Not to Fight, class discussion (58)
Fulton: No Folly to Brits, interpreting a political cartoon (64)
Design a Figurehead, creating a design concept, incorporating symbolic representation (106)

Learning Standards E
Understand United States Foreign Policy as it Relates to Other Nations and International Issues.

K-4
Let’s Decide, a role playing activity (10)

5-8
Understanding Freedom (11)
What Happened When? creating a time line (22)
A Personal Point of View, conveying the facts (57)

9-12
Does America Need Warships? comparing yesterday and today (22)
Striking Parallels in History, compare and contrast (58)

Learning Standards F
Understand the Development of United States Political Ideas and Traditions.

K-4
Let’s Decide, a role playing activity (10)

5-8
Understanding Freedom (11)

9-12
Does America Need Warships? comparing yesterday and today (22)
Striking Parallels in History, compare and contrast (58)

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State Goal 15
Understand Economic Systems with an Emphasis on the United States

Learning Standards C
Understand that Scarcity Necessitates Choices by Producers

9-12
Does America Need Warships? comparing yesterday and today (22)
Evaluating, Taking and Defending a Position, holding a debate (22)
A Tax on Walking Sticks, making a table, creating math problems (28)

Learning Standards D
Understand Trade as an Exchange of Goods or Services

9-12
Crew Pay, understanding historical connections (46)
A Tax on Walking Sticks, conducting a survey (28)

State Goal 16
Understanding Events, Trends, Individuals and Movements Shaping the History of Illinois, the United States and Other Nations.
Learning Standards A
Apply the Skills of Historical Analysis and Interpretation

K-4
USS Constitution — What Do You Know? (10)
Constitution Concentration, a game of memory and matching pairs (18)
First, Second, Third…, making a timeline (18)
Wheel of Change, observing detail and understanding a process (103)

5-8

A Navy of Six, reading a table (21)
What Happened When? creating a time line (22)
A Personal Point of View, conveying the facts (57)
Eyewitness Account, reading a primary source (63)
Hear Ye, Hear Ye! writing a broadside (69)
Poetry Power, understanding the power of words (104)
Writing an Artifact, describing, relating form and function (110)
Prove It! understanding inference (111)
History Mystery Detective Squad, investigating local history (111)

9-12
Evaluating, Taking, defending a position (22)
A Tax on Walking Sticks, making a table, creating math problems (28)
A Diet for Constitution, computing an "emerging" factor (40)
Change for the Better or Worse? conducting a panel discussion (40)
Striking Parallels In History, compare and contrast (58)
Fulton: No Folly to Brits, interpreting a political cartoon (64)
Where Yesterday is Tomorrow, paradox and the international date line (100)
Reasons to Believe, establishing facts from evidence (112)

Learning Standard B
Understand the Development of Significant Political Events

K-4
USS Constitution — What Do You Know? (10)
Constitution Concentration, a game of memory and matching pairs (18)

5-8
Let’s Decide, a role-playing activity (10)
A Navy of Six, reading a table (21)
What Happened When? creating a time line (22)
A Personal Point of View, conveying the facts (57)
Eyewitness Account, reading a primary source (62)

9-12
Evaluating, Taking, Defending a Position, holding a debate (22)
Striking Parallels in History, compare and contrast (58)
Reasons to Believe, establishing facts from evidence (112)

 

State Goal 17
Understand World Geography and the effects of geography on society, with an emphasis on the United States.

Learning Standard A
Locate, Describe and Explain Places, Regions and Features on the Earth.

K-4
World Exploring, understanding other places, other cultures (97)

5-8
Navigating the Mediterranean, reading a map (56)

9-12
Blow Ye Winds, geography and earth science (70)
Where Yesterday is Tomorrow, paradox and the international date line (100)

Learning Standard C
Understand the Relationship between Geographic Factors and Society.


K-4
World Exploring, understanding other places, other cultures (97)

5-8

Navigating the Mediterranean, reading a map (56)

9-12
Blow Ye Winds, geography and earth science (70)

Learning Standard D
Understand the Historical Significance of Geography

K-4
World Exploring, understanding other places, other cultures (97)

5-8

Navigating the Mediterranean, reading a map (56)

9-12
Blow Ye Winds, geography and earth science (70)
Where Yesterday is Tomorrow, paradox and the international date line (100

 

State Goal 18
Understand Social Systems with an Emphasis on the United States

Learning Standard A
Compare Characteristics of Culture as Reflected in Languages, Literature the Arts, Traditions and Institutions.

K-4
USS Constitution — What Do You Know? (10)
Constitution Concentration, a game of memory and matching pairs (18)
Draw What You Hear, a listening and drawing exercise (61)
Good News, Bad News, writing a broadside, working with rhyme (67)
Skipper Says, a team activity to build discipline, memory and quick response (79)
Speaking in Colors, understanding symbols (85)
World Exploring, understanding other places, other cultures (97)
Making a Display, matching language and images (109)

5-8
USS Constitution — What Do You Know? (10)
Understanding Freedom (11)
Victory in the News, reading an historical, secondary source (62)
A History Mystery, writing historical fiction (62)
Hear Ye, Hear Ye! writing a broadside (69)
Color Coded Communication, understanding symbols (88)
Poetry Power, understanding the power of words (104)
History Mystery Detective Squad, investigating local history (111)

9-12
To Fight or Not to Fight, class discussion (58)
Fulton: No Folly to Brits, interpreting a political cartoon (64)
Our Town, an oral history project (100)
Design a Figurehead, creating a design concept, incorporating symbolic representation (106)

Learning Standard B
Understand the roles and Interactions of Individuals and Groups in Society

5-8

Skipper Says, a team activity to build discipline, memory and quick response (79)

Learning Standard C
Understand how Social Systems Form and Develop Over Time

5-8
Understanding Freedom (11)
History Mystery Detective Squad, investigating local history (111)

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