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Saturday, November 16 • 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Breaking down the Walls: Interdisciplinary units between Social Studies and English that Work

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This session will give personal experience in creating and implementing two interdisciplinary units that were used in middle school social studies and Language art classes. It will start at the beginning showing the UbD framework, continue through example lesson plans and explain how to make assessments authentic and able to manage.

Session Objectives:

Explore the process of creating standards-based interdisciplinary units between Social Studies and English.
Walk away with units that allow students to pursue their passion for learning and create socially responsible solutions.


John Wellner

Middle School
John Wellner has been teaching for 16 years, with 13 of it being in the Minnesota public school system, the last three at Colegio Roosevelt in Lima, Peru and is now teaching Middle School Social Studies at KIS. He has taught both middle and high school as well as being an adjunct... Read More →

Saturday November 16, 2019 12:15pm - 1:15pm KST