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Lesson 1: School Profile (Sample)

In this lesson, students describe their ideal school, then create an asset map of their school as it currently is, noting areas in need of improvement. 

Skills
Community Mapping
Researching
Topics
Current Events
Learning Tools
Graphic Organizer
Primary Source Document
Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.7  

Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.

College, Career, and Civic Life Framework (C3)

D1.5.9-12.

Determine the kinds of sources that will be helpful in answering compelling and supporting questions, taking into consideration multiple points of view represented in the sources, the types of sources available, and the potential uses of the sources.

D1.2.9-12.

Explain points of agreement and disagreement experts have about interpretations and applications of disciplinary concepts and ideas associated with a compelling question.

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