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Identify the Rules:
students are instructed on how to define the organizational elements affecting the specific curriculum that is being studied. This process requires the identification and description of factors, either human-made or natural,which affect the information being studied
Statement of Trends
This icon encourages the identification of changes over time. Students are instructed on how to note factors or events-social,political,economic,geographic-that cause effects to occur or happen.
Ethical Considerations
Students are to identify and analyze the possible rights and wrongs of a given idea or event. This allows them to determine the elements that reflect bias, prejudice and discrimination. Through this focus on ethics, students develop the ability to state pro and con arguments in terms of ethics.
Note the Pattern
students identify recurring elements or repeated factors of an event or idea. It also focuses on the order of events which occur. Finally students are asked to identify the pattern and to predict what comes next.
Recognize the Details
students use elaboration on an event or idea. The ability to describe something is integral in the learning process thus the teacher encourages the students to elaborate and describe.
Language of the Discipline
Instructor encourages the use of appropriate language when addressing specifics in the curriculum. Part of being a scholar requires the use of appropriate terminology.
Define Unanswered Questions
What ideas are unclear? What information is unclear? What don't you know? What areas have not been explained or proved yet? Do any conclusions need further evidence or support?
Over time
Time changes everything. Students are to identify and describe the effects that time has on the subject,or idea being studied.
Since some things change throughout time and others do not, students are adked to identify these elements. They are instructed to explain how and why things chage or remain the same.
Big Idea
The big idea is in other words a generalization, principle, or theory about the curriculum being studied. The students are directed to make a conclusion from evidence that explain:
a collection of facts and ideas
a group of facts or ideas with a summary statement
identify a rule or general statement based on repeated/recurring observation of data information or collection of ideas
Multiple Perspectives
Students look at ideas and events from different perspectives. Students look for perspective ranging from historical,political,or opposing viewpoints.