Chicano Culture Exploration
Pictured below is the rubric that will be used when grading student presentations.
- Vocabulary Development – List vocab and describe how you will teach: chicano/a, class, conflict, culture, familial capital, Latino/a, race, racism, stereotype, ethnicity.
- We will teach vocabulary by creating a student-made word wall in which the vocabulary words will be displayed on a wall in the classroom and referred to throughout the unit. Students will be numbered off 1 through 10, and each be assigned a vocabulary word to complete a visual representation/definition of the word.
- Graphic Organizer – for something other than vocabulary
- Cooperative Learning Components - PIGS FaceS
- P - Positive Interdependence
- 1.) What are the mutual goals? Collaboration, teamwork, and cultural awareness.
- 2.) How will labor, materials, roles and resources be divided? Labor and materials will be divided evenly. The high level students will be assigned the role of directors. The other students will have a variety of roles.
- 3.) What roles and responsibilities will you assign? Each group member will have assigned roles within the group i.e. (Director, Assistant Director, Researcher, Creative Director, and Helper)
- 4.) How are all the roles connected? Everyone in the group will contribute to the presentation according to their assigned roles in the group.
- 5.) What joint/common rewards will you provide? Student will receive a group grade for their project by the teacher as well as a peer grade from the rest of their group.
- 6.) What are the consequences if not all participate? Private conversation and parent communication.
- I - Individual & Group Accountability
- 1.) How will roles be assigned? Some roles will be assigned by the teachers while others will be decided by the group.
- 2.) How will you hold each student Individually Accountable for learning? Each student will have an assigned role, and will peer grade each other.
- 3.) How will you hold each student responsible for the whole group’s learning? Collaboration, teamwork, and cultural awareness.
- G - Group Processing - How will you guide meta-analysis of individual and group processing?
- 1.) Observation: Teacher will observe students and monitor progress throughout their group research project and presentation. Teacher will keep track of student progress both individually and as a group by taking notes throughout the observation.
- 2.) Reflection: Students will peer assess themselves and give an evaluation on the bottom of their sheet.
- 3.) Goal Setting: Students get to write what their expectations are in this research project and what they want to get out of this research project.
- S - Social Skills
- 1.) Trust Building Activity- student trust falls
- 2.) Communication Activity- Talking Stick Ceremony (students are in a circle and whoever has the stick talks while the rest of the students listen. The stick is passed to the right and whoever has the stick talks briefly about what the day meant to them.). This ceremony will include all students and implement speaking and listening strategies for all students.
- 3.) Decision Making Strategies: Students will be given the opportunity to decide on some roles as a group.
- 4.) Conflict Resolution: When a conflict arises, students will be advised to vote as a group. If the issue is not resolved, the teacher will have final say.
- 5.) Leadership Skills: Outspoken, responsible, trustworthy, and organized. Each leader will be assigned by the teacher or chosen by their group.
- - Identify How Leaders Are Assigned
- - How will Social Skills be Self-Assessed
- FACE - Face-to-Face Interaction
- 1.) Grouping: Students will be assigned a group by the teacher. Each student depending on their needs will be placed in a group that can help them achieve this research project.
- 2.) Room Arrangement: Desks are arranged in a circle so all students in each group are facing each other. The groups will be spread far enough apart so that the teacher can easily access all students in each group.
- 3.) Group Seating: Each student will be seated in a circle with their group members.
- S - Specific Task