A World without Borders* - Grade 8 - Read, Write, Communicate - Unit 4

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The SLVBOCES has "enhanced" this curriculum overview sample by prioritizing the Learning Objectives students should learn during this unit. They are prioritized "to help teachers know how much time they should be devoting to a sparticular objective. Learning objective prioroties are color coded as follows: red - most important, blue - next most important, and black - least critical.

Inquiry Question (Engaging - Debatable):

  • How does the changing diversity of a nation impact how that nation views citizenship? (RWC10-GR.8-S.4-GLE 1)
  • How does research of the past influence our perspective of today?

* Note: This curriculum overivew sample was translated by a team of Colorado eductors "into a full instructional unit, with learning experiences, teacher and student resources, assessment ideas and differentiation options." A World without Borders Instructional Unit and Unit Storyboard


Concepts -

In content: identity, inner conflict, citizenship, relationships, system, perspective, interaction, tolerance, arguments, claims

In reading: summary, research, reflect, implication, inference,  allusions

In writing: communication, speech, discussion, questioning, justification, presentation, verbal, non-verbal, research