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Activity - Scavenger Hunt (Gr K-12)
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Take a guided trip through the TAMI Video Library using this Scavenger Hunt activity.  Students can do this activity in pairs or individually, at a computer lab or at home, but they will need to have access to the TAMI Video Library. This activity is a good introduction to the TAMI Video Library and can be used to accompany many of the other lesson plans and activities on the website. Use the worksheets provided for this lesson. 

 

Social Studies Kindergarten
 
14A- obtain information about a topic using a variety of valid oral sources such as conversations, interviews, and music
 
14B - obtain information about a topic using a variety of valid visual sources such as pictures, symbols, electronic media, print material, and artifacts
 
15B - create and interpret visuals, including pictures and maps
 
Social Studies Grade 1
 
17A - Obtain information about a topic using a variety of valid oral sources such as conversations, interviews, and music
 
17B - obtain information about a topic using a variety of valid visual sources such as pictures, symbols, electronic media, maps, literature, and artifacts
 
Social Studies Grade 2
 
18B - Obtain information about a topic using a variety of valid visual sources such as pictures, maps, electronic sources, literature, reference sources, and artifacts
 
18C - Use various parts of a source, including the table of contents, glossary, and index, as well as keyword Internet searches to locate information
 
Social Studies Grade 3
 
17A - Research information, including historical and current events, and geographic data, about the community and world, using a variety of valid print, oral, visual, and Internet resources
 
17D - Use various parts of a source, including the table of contents, glossary, and index as well as keyword Internet searches, to locate information
 
18C - Use standard grammar, spelling, sentence structure, and punctuation
 
Social Studies Grade 4
 
21A - Differentiate between, locate, and use valid primary and secondary sources such as computer software; interviews; biographies; oral, print, and visual material; documents; and artifacts to acquire information about the United States and Texas
 
22E - Use standard grammar, spelling, sentence structure, and punctuation
 
Social Studies Grade 5
 
24A - Differentiate between, locate, and use valid primary and secondary sources such as computer software; interviews; biographies; oral, print, and visual material; documents; and artifacts to acquire information about the United States
 
24E - Identify the historical context of an event
 
25E - Use standard grammar, spelling, sentence structure, and punctuation
 
Social Studies Grade 6
 
21A - Differentiate between, locate, and use valid primary and secondary sources such as computer software; interviews; biographies; oral, print, and visual material; and artifacts to acquire information about various world cultures
 
21E - Identify the elements of frame of reference that influenced participants in an event
 
22E - Use standard grammar, spelling, sentence structure, and punctuation
 
Social Studies Grade 7
 
21A - Differentiate between, locate, and use valid primary and secondary sources such as computer software, databases, media and news services, biographies, interviews, and artifacts to acquire information about Texas
 
21D - Identify points of view from the historical context surrounding an event and the frame of reference that influenced the participants
 
22C - Transfer information from one medium to another, including written to visual and statistical to written or visual, using computer software as appropriate
 
Social Studies Grade 8
 
29A - Differentiate between, locate, and use valid primary and secondary sources such as computer software, databases, media and news services, biographies, interviews, and artifacts to acquire information about the United States
 
29D - Identify points of view from the historical context surrounding an event and the frame of reference which influenced the participants
 
29G - Evaluate the validity of a source based on language, corroboration with other sources, and information about the author
 
30B - Use standard grammar, spelling, sentence structure, punctuation, and proper citation of sources
 
30C - Transfer information from one medium to another, including written to visual and statistical to written or visual, using computer software as appropriate
 
United States History Studies Since 1877
 
29A - Use a variety of both primary and secondary valid sources to acquire information and to analyze and answer historical questions
 
29D - Use the process of historical inquiry to research, interpret, and use multiple types of sources of evidence
 
29E - Evaluate the validity of a source based on language, corroboration with other sources, and information about the author, including points of view, frames of reference, and historical context
 
30C - Use different forms of media to convey information, including written to visual and statistical to written or visual, using available computer software as appropriate
 
World History Studies
 
29C - Explain the differences between primary and secondary sources and examine those sources to analyze frame of reference, historical context, and point of view;
 
29D - Evaluate the validity of a source based on language, corroboration with other sources, and information about the author
 
30B - Use standard grammar, spelling, sentence structure, and punctuation
 
30D - Transfer information from one medium to another
 
United States Government
 
20D - Analyze and evaluate the validity of information, arguments, and counterarguments from primary and secondary sources for bias, propaganda, point of view, and frame of reference
 
21A - Use social studies terminology correctly
 
21C - Transfer information from one medium to another, including written to visual and statistical to written or visual, using computer software as appropriate
 
Introspective Cage