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This strand is designed for history/social science teachers (grades 6–12) who are interested in applying rigorous instructional strategies to prepare students for challenging honors and advanced classes. Using primary and secondary sources, participants will engage in Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization, and Reading (WICOR) strategies as tools for bringing historical inquiry into the history/social science classroom. This strand will teach, model, and coach through the elements of Cornell notes, writing with original thought, primary source analysis, document-based questions, and a range of academic language discussion group activities. This strand is organized to reinforce the strengths of vertical team articulation and the integration and connection to AVID Launches and Boosts. Each participant will receive The Write Path History/Social Science: Interactive Teaching and Learning Teacher Guide.

Course Number: EDUC-40035
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)