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Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Discussing what we learned
Our first Social Studies unit is learning about the four social scientists (geographer, economist, historian, and political scientist). The students read and took notes about the scientists in their Social Studies Alive! textbooks. Then we did an activity in groups with artifact bags to determine which artifact each scientist would use. For example, an economist would use receipts to understand the way people spend money, while a geographer looks at maps and nature. To show what they learned, the fourth graders brought in pictures and examples from home of artifacts that each scientist might use and placed the items on posters. Finally, they presented the posters to our class and displayed them in the hall for others to enjoy.