At the end of a social studies units, teachers often find themselves struggling to design a “culminating task” that is engaging for students and provides teachers with an opportunity to assess overall curriculum expectations.
What makes a great culminating project or task?
- address the overall curriculum expectations for the unit.
- cause students to think deeply about the important issues or questions brought up during the unit.
- be engaging and hold the interest of students over time.
- be shared with students in advance, using physical models
- have clear timelines and success criteria.
Types of Projects
Report Card on Government Action (Grade 5)