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Key Concepts and Skills for Social Studies: Maps, Globes and Other Geographic Tools, Essential Economic Concepts, and Structure

Key Concepts and Skills for Social Studies: Maps, Globes and Other Geographic Tools, Essential Economic Concepts, and Structure

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Document-based questions teach students to think like historians! Students learn to analyze and interpret a variety of sources, make connections between sources, bring in their own outside knowledge, and communicate their findings. Incorporates ELA/literacy requirements into social studies!

Gallopade’s Document-Based Questions series breaks down the DBQ process into smaller, scaffolded steps:

1. First, students learn to analyze individual primary and secondary sources using guided text-based and primary source-based questions.

2. Next, students apply higher-order thinking skills to read for information, compare and contrast, identify causes and effects, categorize information, arrange events into chronological order, identify point of view and purpose, and much more!

3. As students complete the critical-thinking activities on each individual page, they develop a deeper understanding of the social studies topic being covered.

4. Finally, students use these same sources to answer a big-picture DBQ question!

How this book helps:

• Students learn about a variety of social studies topics!
• Students build their inquiry and critical-thinking skills!
• Students improve their writing skills!
• Students learn to make conclusions and form opinions!
• Students learn to cite evidence to support their conclusions!
• Students learn to effectively communicate their conclusions to others!

Reproducible pages! Adds rigor to instruction!

Table of Contents

MAPS, GLOBES, AND OTHER GEOGRAPHIC TOOLS
What Are Maps?
Cartography
Reading a Map
Using a Simple Grid
Relative & Absolute Location
Location, Location, Location
Political & Climate Maps
Physical & Resource Maps
Imaginary Lines Divide the Earth

ESSENTIAL ECONOMIC CONCEPTS
Needs and Wants
Exchange & Money
Scarcity, Choices, & Costs
Getting in Line
Communities: Consumers & Producers
"A Double Hold-up"
Incentives
Supply and Demand
Adam Smith & Free Markets
Economist Quotations
Entrepreneurship
Banks, Savers, & Borrowers
Economic Systems
Government & Taxes

BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT
Separation of Powers
The Great Compromise
Federalist Quotations
Checks and Balances
Executive Branch
Roles of the President
Legislative Branch
Representation in the House
How a Bill Becomes a Law
Judicial Branch
Appointing a Justice

 
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Pages
56
Edition
GAL DBQ Lessons & Activities
ISBN
9780635126382
Publisher Stock #
GAL9780635126382
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18.8606 MB
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This title was added to our catalog on November 21, 2018.