Monuments (and Landmarks)

Distinguishing between and understanding the purpose of landmarks and monuments is the focus a short activity designed to provide all learners with the context of a performance task. Images of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, the Paul Revere statue, and the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument are included in the activity packet.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Consider setting aside the word-for-word script, flipping the lesson, and asking groups to introduce the key terms and to develop scenarios to challenge the class
  • Supplement the images with photos of local landmarks and monuments
Classroom Considerations

  • Designed to prepare learners for the Monuments and Landmarks Performance Task assessment

  • The activity provides all learners with the context and background information they need so that they can successfully demonstrate skills in an assessment situation

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