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The Great Depression & The New Deal

This workshop will focus on analyzing the difference explanations for the Great Depression and how the New Deal fundamentally altered the

relationship between the Federal Government and the American people, the content required by the State Core Standards, and will also instruct teachers how to use the Inquiry Design Model (IDM) to further student learning. During the workshop teachers will learn how to construct an inquiry consisting of:
Compelling Question
Standards and Practices
Staging the Question
Creating Three Supporting Questions
Create the Formative Performance Tasks
Identify the Featured Sources
Summative Performance Task
Taking Informed Action
The purpose of the IDM is to have students engage with a topic in a History or Social Studies class that would provide them with research skills, organizational skills, analysis, and evaluation skills to prepare them for Honors or AP courses.

Audience: Pre-AP History and U.S. History Teachers
Grade: 8-11
Number of Days: 1