5th - 6th Grade Students Exploring Ancient Egypt through Flipped Learning

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1. Learning Goals

1.1. Students will

1.1.1. Identify content specific vocabulary words and understand the meanings such as pharaoh pyramid mummy embalm canopic jars papyrus hieroglyphics

1.1.2. Identify the importance of the Nile River to the ancient Egyptians significant because Home of earliest civilization Provides fertile topsoil Economic stability

1.1.3. Understand and identify how ancient Egypt was protected by natural borders from invasion Sahara Desert Cataracts or large waterfalls Mediterranean Sea Large boulders could invade By crossing Isthmus of Suez

1.1.4. Understand and identify parts of the ancient Egyptian writing system using Papyrus Hieroglyphics Scribes

1.1.5. Identify famous ancient Egyptian pharaohs such as Menes Thutmose II Akhenaton Tutankhamen (King Tut) Rames II

1.1.6. Understand the significance of the afterlife of an ancient Egyptian pharaoh buried with Food Objects to bring comfort on journey underground to afterlife mummification Remove brain Lungs, liver, stomach, and intestines were preserved in canopic jars Leave in the heart Drain bodily fluids Wrap in layers of linen Put body in coffin or sarcophagi Placement of breathing stick intact body Buried in pyramids

1.2. including

1.2.1. Integrate and use technological resources to enhance learning such as Internet Smartboard Computers Virtual Reality Headsets Smarphones

2. Learning Activities

2.1. In class

2.1.1. Recalling information through In class formative assessments using Asynchronous group discussions using

2.1.2. Creating Maps documenting important places in Ancient Egypt using

2.1.3. Synthesizing knowledge through Creation of portfolio of learning using Creation of presentation on topic related to Ancient Egypt using

2.2. Outside of class

2.2.1. Exploring content through Virtual simulations of locations in Egypt Videos Webquests Resource sites Digital maps

3. Teacher's Role

3.1. Including

3.1.1. Evaluator assessing Student understanding of lesson content Student mastering of learning objectives Students' ability to work in groups with other students Students ability to utilize technology tools Effectiveness of unit plan, unit activities, and lesson content

3.1.2. Course Builder developing Online course structure where flipped materials will reside Short topical videos on unit content Instructional plan for unit

3.1.3. Technology Support providing Documentation on how to use VoiceThread, Google Classroom, Kahoot, and Googlio Support for technical questions regarding VoiceThread, Google Classroom, Kahoot, and Googlio Tips and tricks for making the most of VoiceThread, Google Classroom, Kahoot, and Googlio Examples of past student work to provide students with examples of expectations

3.1.4. Researcher curating Media resources on Ancient Egypt Print resources on Ancient Egypt Digital resources on Ancient Egypt sharing Sites where students can locate additional resources for own projects Best practices in locating good resources on the internet

3.1.5. Facilitator leading Formative feedback sessions where students' understanding of material is gauged asking Guiding questions to lead students to understandings Reflective questions to promote student reflection on learning

4. Learning Assessment

4.1. before unit

4.1.1. Video Reflection gauges Providing an opportunity for continuing to engage with major ideas from the lessons outside of classroom measured via VoiceThread measured by Rubric

4.1.2. Online Discussion Forum gauges Posting students' questions and discuss with peers measured via Canvas discussion board measured by Rubric

4.2. during unit

4.2.1. online quiz gauges The students' learning of the content material measured via Kahoot, Plickers evaluating To recall the content or materials To provide rationale or reasoning for the responses To ensure students' understanding of the threshold concepts covered online

4.3. after unit

4.3.1. e-portfolio measures Students' synthesis of unit content and ability to reflect on learning. measured via Googlio measured by Rubric