The Globetrotter Teacher Guide
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Monday through Thursday: The Bible, socials studies, and language arts components of this curriculum are designed to be used in a two and a half hour blocks of time. One activity flows into another because they are related by theme.
Globetrotter spelling should fit into the time slot you use for other spelling programs. The Literature units would also fit into the time scheduled for reading.
Friday: Plan for a minimum of one hour and a half (plus clean up time) for Friday projects, celebrations and reviews. Friday projects include:
Grouping of Students
ASSIGN students to groups of three or four--no more. When the day's program requires groups, the students are ready.
The rotating roles of group members are:
Roles can be rotated every week or every three to four days.
Groups may be REASSIGNED after two short Globetrotter sections or after one long one.
GOALS: Working on specific activities in a small group setting will:
Rubrics are designed to help you and the students in evaluating their work. Please use them in a variety of ways:
A Classroom Timeline that covers earth's history from creation to the present needs to be visible to the students throughout the year. Plan on a minimum of 12 yards (this measurement would make each yard symbolize 500 years).
The timeline itself could be made from:
Begin the year with these dates (that align with the SDA Bible Commentary)
Add the dates of significant events to this timeline as you study about them throughout the year.