Unit Topic: ___
_______ Grade level:____
____ Stage 1
Content Standard/Established Goals(s):
READINGCC.1.3.2.C Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.CC.1.3.2.A Recount stories and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.CC.1.3.1.H Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters instories.CC.1.3.2.G Use information from illustrations and words, in print or digital text, todemonstrate understanding of characters, setting, or plotWRITINGCC.1.4.2.A Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas andinformation clearly.CC.1.4.2.B Identify and introduce the topicCC.1.4.2.C Develop the topic with facts and/or definitionsCC.1.4.2.E Choose words and phrases for effect.SOCIAL STUDIES5.1.2.A Explain the purposes of rules and their consequences in the classroom andschool community.5.2.2.A Identify and explain the importance of responsibilities at school, at home, and inthe community.
5.2.2.D Explain responsible community behavior.5.1.3.D Identify key ideas about government found in significant documents.8.3.1.A Identify Americans who played a significant role in American history.8.3.2.B Identify American artifacts and their importance in American history.
Students will understand that
A citizen is a member of acommunity who is afforded certainrights and who has a responsibilityto that community
With freedom (rights) comesresponsibility
Examining characters allows us toobserve, understand, and interactappropriately with different kinds of people
What is a citizen?
What is the relationship betweenyour rights and your responsibilitiesas a citizen?
Why is it important to examinecharacters and their traits?/Whatcan we learn from studyingcharacters in stories?
Student objectives (outcomes):
Students will know….
Basic rights of citizens of Room 119: to feel safe, to be heard, to have schoolsupplies, to be able to share ideas/thoughts
Basic responsibilities of citizens of Room 119: to be ready to learn, to treat
others kindly, to be safe, to listen to others, to ask for help when it‟s needed, to