Mind Missions Learning was created to prepare students for College, Career, and Civic life using inquiry-based, creative problem-solving lessons. Every Mind Mission lesson provides a compelling Social Studies question known as the Mission. Students learn the context of the question by reading The Story. Next, students Team Up to develop supporting questions and gather evidence to address the Mission solution. They collaboratively create a unique solution for the compelling question. Each team presents their solution to the class. Finally, they evaluate the effectiveness and the variety of solutions using Reflection prompts.
The Mind Missions Digital System includes introductory lessons for student success and twenty integrated lessons aligned with Social Studies and Language Arts standards for your state. Leveled Stories to accommodate a variety of reading levels are included with each lesson.
Teacher-friendly lesson plans are accessible on any device. Student materials are available in four different reading levels to meet the needs of a variety of learners. Use Mind Missions materials on digital platforms or print what you need! Teachers and students love Mind Missions!
What lessons are in this Mind Missions Digital Learning System?
Examine the experiences of Texans as teams innovate and create! Build understanding and solutions for Texas geographic regions. Devise solutions for Native Americans, including the Caddo and Karankawa. Construct communication codes and vehicles for early explorers. Advertise for Stephen F. Austin. Innovate a tool to help Juan Seguin. Imagine another outcome for the Battle of San Jacinto. Construct tools for early Texas industries. Explore the struggles of Texans of the 21st century during the Dust Bowl and World War II. Learn to memorialize Texas history in the footsteps of Adina de Zavala. Students gain a deep understanding of the colorful history of Texans as they learned to survive and thrive. In Mind Missions, students solve the problems of yesterday as they prepare to meet the challenges of tomorrow.
Mind Missions are aligned with 2020 TEKS for Social Studies and 2018 standards for Language Arts.
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