Teaching through Inquiry
Stories and activities in this subject can be use as free-standing material or within a larger structure. If you want to scaffold material in this subject together, staff at the Michigan History Center offers you a blueprint using an inquiry method framework.
The framework poses a compelling question for the subject area. This question is complex. The framework breaks down this complex question by asking several supporting questions. The stories and activities outlined in these supporting questions give students the opportunity to ask questions and dissect the content.
Staff at the Michigan History Center will prepare frameworks for a variety of grade levels over time. Currently, the framework for third and fourth grades is available.