Igniting Writing In Social Studies

UFT Teacher Center Professional Learning

at Madiba Prep Middle School of Social Justice and Innovation

Monday, September 19, 2022, 2:30 - 3:35 pm

Nicholas Norman, Presenter


Participants will

  • experience activities which can engage students in thinking and writing about an historical topic.

  • practice strategies for building student skills in chronological reasoning.

  • make connections with the New York State anchor standards in writing for history/social studies.


Starting with questions about an event

Making connections to before

Making connections to after

Towards analytical writing

Reflection and evaluation