Subject Sampler

 

Description

Activity similar to a treasure hunt except the questions are answered subjectively. Students interpret information, develop a perspective, and evaluate their conclusions.

 

Student
Outcome(s)

• Students interpret information and develop and support opinions
• Students develop an affective connection to a topic
• Students read for developing interpretation and personal response

 

When to use

• When you have a limited amount of time to devote to a topic but want students to learn more about a broader scope of the topic
• When you want to motivate students to learn more about a topic, connect to it, and form an opinion about it

 

Examples

China sampler

African american subject sampler

NASA subject sampler

Down on the farm subject sampler

Pond life subject sampler

Renaissance subject sampler http://www.eastpenn.k12.pa.us/eyer/aam/sampler.html

Essential questions for teachers

What are subject samplers (template)

 

Rubric example

http://www.web-and-flow.com/members/gsteward1/firstfleet/sampler_rubric.htm