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How can a teacher build conceptual knowledge related to the 10 themes in social studies for your students? What are two examples.

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A teacher can build conceptual knowledge by beginning lesson planning from a concept led approach. This requires a teacher to really focus on the bigger concepts and ideas involved in a lesson and not just specific facts. When designing lessons for conceptual knowledge, teachers should focus on analysis and clarification of concepts versus teaching facts. (An emphasis should be made on sorting and categorizing information as well as encouraging students to think about how concepts play out across time and geography. Real life applications of how concepts have evolved to impact students' lives can be ...

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A description of how lessons can be formatted around the 10 social studies themes to build conceptual knowledge

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