New Primary Sources in CCLS for SS and ELA

*Including Primary Source Documents and Museums/Historic Sites in the
Common Core Learning Standards for Social Studies and ELA*

Description: The Common Core Learning Standards place an importance on the
use of primary source documents in both Social Studies and ELA. This
workshop will help teachers:

Select appropriate historical documents for classroom use
Learn strategies for helping students to analyze and read a variety of
primary source documents including, but not limited to, census records,
letters, diaries, newspaper articles, advertisements, journals, indenture
records, photos, and photographs
Give samples of CCLS appropriate inquiry to guide students’ learning
Provide information on how to integrate museums and historic sites into
these lessons.

 Each participant will receive a list of helpful resources and a sample
mini-lesson plan about the Shakers with accompanying primary sources, a
guided tour of the Watervliet Shaker Site (please wear appropriate, warm
clothing in case of inclement weather) and background material on the
Shakers for use in your classroom.
*D**ate:* Saturday, March 29, 2014
*Time:* 9am-12am, 1pm-4pm (six hours in service credit) Lunch is on your own
*Location:* Watervliet-Shaker Museum Meeting House, 25 Meeting House Road,
Albany NY 12211
*Fee:* None, Underwritten by GCRTC
*Register:* ** <>

*Instructor:* Samantha Hall-Saladino , Education Coordinator, Shaker
Heritage Society Samantha Hall-Saladino is the Education Director at the
Shaker Heritage Society and the Fulton County Historian. At the Society,
she develops and presents a range of programs about America's first Shaker
settlement and the influence of the Shakers on American culture. These
programs include workshops, lectures, school programs, and a special
category of hands-on sensory programs geared toward senior citizens living
with Alzheimer's and/or dementia.