Section 3 We will explore…. •Performance Tasks •Digital Storytelling •Creative Projects •Best Websites Performance Tasks 95 We Were There, Too Creative Reporting Historical figures, Reports in a box Stamp collections Political Cartoons Game Boards 130 Student Projects 100 101 Photo Story 3 Photostory on France Digital Storytelling Using PowerPoint Holocaust Chicago Fire Industrial Revolution Celebrations History of the World Climates 126 Student Treasures Sample Pages Best Websites: Digital History www.digitalhistory.uh.edu Best Websites: teachinghistory.org Best Websites: National Council for the Social Studies www.ncss.org Best Websites: World History Ideas mrdonn.org Best Websites: The Best of History www.besthistorysites.net More Performance Tasks PRO CON PRO CON Academic Controversy Was the United States right to drop an atomic bomb on Hiroshima? 138 Should the United States, in its world leadership role, renounce and dismantle its nuclear weapons? Creative Reporting Historical Highlights Book Jacket Inside Front Flap (summary) Front Cover (illustration) Inside Back Cover (About the author) 140 Performance Tasks Reporting Live From the Scene… 140 Assignment: Prepare a 3-5 minute newscast as if you were a news reporter on the scene when the event occurred. Quilts and Collages History’s link to Geography TGT People, Places and Environments Silent Trade Virtual Field Trips People, Places, and Environment 23 •Think/Pair/Share Do your students read the newspaper? Do your students watch the television news? www.current.com Virtual Field Trips A virtual field trip is a web tour of sites that allow students to go to places and explore topics as if they were really there. 28 http://www.uen.org/utahlink/tours/ Utah Education Network Teaching with Video: PBS.org Webquests How many types of performance tasks can you name? Cereal boxes Diaries Historic figures Technology projects Photostories Digital story telling Videos Virtual field trips Webquests It’s Time for a Break!! TPS Take 10 When you return for the final section, you will look at classroom uses for Google Earth and strategies for discussion and review!