In this second grade unit, students will have the opportunity to get to know Brian at a deeper level through connections on the blog and an interactive glog. Students will also spend time learning about the geography of the world and creating their own mini community and comparing it to the community where Brian lives.


Standards


Timeline

Lesson

Links/Resources

Ways to Connect

Assessment

Introduction

This lesson will take two 45-60 minute session and will require either computer lab time or computer and projector.

Meet Brian
Word Cloud


Observe and assess student understanding of the technology tools. Assist as needed.

Geography and Civics

These lessons will require four 45 minute sessions and will require either computer lab time or computer and orojector.


On Our Way



EFAC DREAMS BLOG
Assess students understanding while they are using geographical tools to find Kenya. Use this rubric and the student journal.

Civics

This lesson will take one 45-60 minute session.

Meet Brian/Play Pump
Bubbl.us

EFAC DREAMS BLOG
Observe students and assess their understanding as they complete their mindmapping using bubble.us.

Economics

These lessons will require two 45-60 minute sessions.



Use this rubric to assess student understanding.

Final Project

This project will take two to three 45-60 minute sessions and will require computer lab time.

Final Project Glog

Post students' glogs on the blog to Brian and share online with other community members on your school website.
Use this rubric to assess student's final project.