Unit Plan Overall Idea Matrix
TopicAmerican History and Democratic PrinciplesTarget Audience (make sure to describe number, age, and abilities of students)These lessons would be for 2
graders as they become more familiar with their country. This class would be mostly 7year olds and would number about 25 students. These students would all have average learning abilities.Overall Objectives1.
Given questions regarding American history and symbols, the student will be able to name and describe importaaccurately2.
Given questions regarding American holidays, the student will be able to order them and identify their meaningcorrectly3.
Given questions regarding American leaders, the student will be able to name and give relevant information abouleader accurately.4.
Given questions regarding American traditions, the student will be able to discuss them and engage in themappropriatelyCC Standards: 2
Grade Social StudiesDemocratic Heritage: Students will be able to better understand American history and the nation’s physical and politicfeatures.