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Teachers need to consider both long-term planning and short-term planning. For this assignment you will be doing long-term planning. You will create a four-week New York State Next Generation Standards map for ELA for the grade level of your choice (K-6). You should select a topic that is from a grade-appropriate content area on which to base your map.

Your map needs to include: (you should use the checklist in the Week 9 resources as a guide):

-Topic and explain why you chose this topic – indicate what part of grade level common core curriculum or school curriculum it enhances, how the unit helps students meet the New York State Next Generation Standards

-Focus Standards – the New York State Next Generation Standards on which this lesson is based…..

Did you learn about genocide in school? Should subjects such as the Holocaust be taught, and if so how (see Hirsch & Kacandes, 2004)?

Throughout history, man has been the perpetrator of some of the most vicious crimes against humanity. This has resulted in the mass killings of hundreds and thousands of innocent men, women and children around the world. The Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, which was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948, defines genocide as any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such:

a)   killing members of the group;

b)   causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group;

c)   deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its psychical destruction in whole or in part;

d)   imposing measures intended to prevent births….

Child Development

this is due in 5 hours….. must have done in 5 hours…… no late work

do the following:

-Read: “Brains and Screen Time” article, titled, “What Screen Time Can Really Do to Kids’ Brains” by Liraz Margalit Ph. D    (Google and you will find)

-Watch video: Why It Is Important To Set Limits On Media For Kids” featuring Jane Healy    (google and you will find)

-What new information did you learn?

-What old information or ideas were confirmed for you?

-How does this information inform your journey? (what will you do with this discovery?).   Book is attached so you can use for this also. Use chapter 7. 

Must be at least 1 full page 

Public Health Functions

There are many agencies that oversee a variety of public health functions, including: emergency preparedness, health care, food safety, drug safety and effectiveness, environmental protection, nutrition and preventive services. Describe one of the aforementioned functions in detail and provide an example of that function being utilized in your city, county, or state (which is Waycross, Georgia).

This a discussion so please include questions.

What are some of the challenges of working in an inclusive classroom and working with general education teachers? Chapter 5

Focus questions

1.         What are some of the challenges of working in an inclusive classroom and working with general education teachers? Chapter 5

2.         What are the definitions and examples of instruction of phonological awareness, letter-sound correspondence, and phonics? chapter 7

3. What are the key components of the Common Core Standards as they relate to reading fluency and comprehension? Chapter 8

Textbook: Bos, Candice. S. And Vaughn, Sharon. (2015) Strategies for teaching students with learning and behavior problems. Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon