In this first grade module, students will learn what a castle is, the purpose of castles, who lived in them, how a castle was a community all of their own.
The studies of castles will enable students to distinguish between the past and the current times. The children will be assessing these differences through a multitude of varied sources. Castles of their own will be constructed for their interpretation of these pasts communities.
The students will have a final project that they will present to the class and the finished project will be the assessment tool.
Students will learn the historical significance through literature, direct instruction, Internet resources, and KWL charts.
Standard Title: INFORMATION MANAGERS (3.1)
Students locate, comprehend, interpret, evaluate, maintain, and apply information, concepts, and ideas found in literature, the arts, symbols, recordings, video and other graphic displays, and computer files in order to perform tasks and/or for enjoyment.
Lesson Two: Who Lives In The Castle?
Castles of the World
Lesson One: What Is A Castle?