|Content Provider||HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society 2012-13 Honorable Mention|
428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
Phone: (804) 342-9689
|Program Type||Individual Program|
|Program Rating||based on 1 evaluation(s).|
|Target Audience||Education: Kindergarten, Grade(s): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, University, Public Library: Library Patrons, Retirement Communities|
|Maximum Number of Participants||No maximum, but we suggest no more than 30 students.|
|Minimum Number of Participants||5|
|Primary Disciplines||Fine Arts, Language Arts/English, Problem Solving, Social Studies/History, Standards|
|Program Description||Maps gained in importance during the Age of Exploration. European explorers needed maps to follow and created their own as they explored new lands. Some maps became so important that they were copied over and over again. These map copies, or derivatives, were especially useful to travelers and explorers to the New World. John Smith’s map of Virginia was one of these influential maps, because of the importance of the Virginia settlement and the accuracy with which Smith conducted his work.|
1. Introduction/Historical Background
2. Group Primary Source Analysis
5. Questions and Answers
Through discussion, reading, and examination of primary source documents, students will:
1. Use reading comprehension and context clues to discover Smith’s motivation and audience for his map of Virginia.
2. Discuss some of the hardships that people faced as they relocated from England to Virginia.
3. Use critical thinking, reading, and writing skills to analyze primary sources and determine the ways in which this map informed people about the Virginia settlement.
4. Understand the factors that led people to decide to move across the Atlantic and begin the settlement in the New World.
|National Standards to which this program aligns||
NA-VA.K-4.4 Visual Arts
NA-VA.5-8.4 Visual Arts
NA-VA.9-12.3 Visual Arts
|State/Regional Standards to which this program aligns||Our HistoryConnects programs are aligned with both national standards and Virginia Standards of Learning. While our programs can be tailored to suit learners of any age, they are initially designed for students in upper elementary and secondary schools.|
|Program Length||45-60 minutes|
This program is available by request ONLY
Programs are available Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Eastern time.
If these times do not work for your group, please contact Evan Liddiard at email@example.com and we will make every effort to find a convenient time for your program.
Point to Point Cost: $100.00
By Request Cost: $100.00
|Program Fee Notes||Programs are offered at a 50% discount for Virginia schoools|
|Cancellation Policy||We will not charge for programs cancelled due to nature i.e. snow days. The full fee will be charged to sites which cancel with less than 48 hours notice.|
|Is recording allowed?||No|
|Program Delivery Mode(s)||
Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Skype, iChat, FieldTripZoom, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)
|Minimum Technology Specifications for sites connecting to this provider||
All schools will dial into the VHS.
We require a test call one week prior to the videoconference session.
IP address: 188.8.131.52
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