Social Studies

Settling the 13 British American Colonies (FLEX)

This 4-week flexible schedule course explores the people that helped shape the United States in the thirteen original colonies. Using engaging online materials, this course provides a foundation for younger learners.
Michelle Reynolds
143 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 2 learners
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Class

No live meetings

Over 4 weeks

9-11

year olds

1-10

learners per class

per learner - per week

How does aFlexible Schedulecourse work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

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Description

Class Experience

* Students will be able to describe the 13 original British colonies with respect to their geography, economies and founders.
I hold a master's degree in Instructional Design (MSID). I am a state certified teacher with 11 years of experience teaching in a traditional classroom setting. I'm certified to teach Social Studies in 5th - 9th grade. 
Students will complete digital, interactive notebooks each week.  Students will participate in Flipgrid video discussions every week.  Some weeks, students will use interactive Boom Cards to review and test their knowledge.  They will demonstrate mastery of the subject matter through a final assessment quiz.
Students will be provided with learning documents and videos.  The interactive notebook will be provided in Google Slide format.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
All students will receive weekly feedback from the teacher.  
No live meetings, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
The relationship between the European colonists and the indigenous (Native American) people already living on the land was a tumultuous one.  As the European settlers attempted to take more and more land to the west, many battles ensued.  Violence and death is implied.  Additionally, slavery was significant during this time period in terms of the lives of the enslaved people and the economies they were forced to build.  However, since this is a foundational course for children, nothing is graphically depicted to keep it age appropriate.

Teacher

Michelle ReynoldsPassion for Teaching, Inspired by a Love of Learning
143 total reviews
90 completed classes

About Me

Hello! I am a certified teacher with 11 years of experience teaching in a traditional classroom setting.  

I received my bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin.  I earned my Master of Science in Instructional Design at Saint Leo... 
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