Early Civilizations Presentation
1 Introduce the Early Civilizations in the U.S.
-Divide the students into pairs and assign them 1 of the tribes (civilizations) in the U.S.
-I gave my students a section on our Social Studies book (Making a New Nation) to read.
-I also found a few more (2-3) articles online about each tribe for the students to read.
-I gave time for the students to read their pages and take notes on the facts that they could use for their presentation.
-Students will read with their partner the articles provided by their teacher.
-Students will take notes as they read on facts they can use for their presentation.
2 Plan out Presentation
-Provide students with a sheet to plan out the steps on how they plan out to present the information they learned about their civilization.
-Students need to write an outline of a plan on how they plan to make their presentation.
3 Written Presentation (Optional)
-I asked my students to come up with a written part for their presentation in where they summarized what they learned.
-I had them write a draft and then they had to type it on Google Docs and share their document with me.
-Students write a draft of a summary, explaining what they learned about their tribe (civilization).
-Students type their summary into a Google Docs and share it with their teacher.
4 Explain Everything Presentation
-Have students select the pictures they will use for their presentation.
-Show students the basic steps on creating a presentation on Explain Everything.
-Students will look for pictures to use for their presentation.
-Students start creating their presentations on Explain Everything.
-I have an apple TV in the classroom and I showed my students how to connect a device to it. Students will connect their iPad and show their presentation to the class.
-Students share their presentation to the class.