Grade: 4th grade
Subject: Social Studies
Topic: Mapping the Regions of Texas
Description: Students will create a Google My Map with the four regions of Texas outlined. Students will add layers to this map for natural landforms, climate, economic resources, and population.
Social Studies TEK: 4.6a, 4.6b, 4.7a, 4.7b, 4.7c, 4.8b, 4.8c
Technology TEK: (3) Research and information fluency. The student acquires and evaluates digital content. The student is expected to: (A) use search strategies to access information to guide inquiry; (B) use research skills to build a knowledge base regarding a topic, task, or assignment; and (C) evaluate the usefulness of acquired digital content.
(4) Critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making. The student applies critical-thinking skills to solve problems, guide research, and evaluate projects using digital tools and resources. The student is expected to: (A) identify what is known and unknown and what needs to be known regarding a problem and explain the steps to solve the problem; (B) evaluate the appropriateness of a digital tool to achieve the desired product; (C) evaluate products prior to final submission; and (D) collect, analyze, and represent data using tools such as word processing, spreadsheets, graphic organizers, charts, multimedia, simulations, models, and programming languages.
4Cs: Critical Thinking, Creativity, Communication
Device Type: Chromebook or Laptop
Suggested Apps: Google My Maps