Name: Jessie Sanchez Date: 11/15/2012 Subject: Sociology Instructional Standard: Students will explain the importance of culture

. Instructional Goal: Students will explain the importance of 2 major festivities in Mexico City. Essential Content: Culture, Values, Day of the Death, Lady of Guadalupe's feast day Time Estimate: 90 minutes Instructional Phase For todays lesson, we are going to learn about major festivities in Mexico City. I will explain to the class what’s our major focus for today.  How to define culture and values?  What is the Day of the Death?  What is Lady of Guadalupe’s feast day? Grade Level Teaching: 10th

Time: 10 minutes

Direct Instruction: Define Culture, Values, Day of the Death, and Lady of Guadalupe's feast day. I will ask each student what culture means to him or her, and how they Time: think culture is important in Mexico City. I would use the smart board to 15 minutes write down major ideas given by each student, and they will be able to use those for their group activity.

Time: 30 minutes

Guided Practice: During this time there will be a small video showing the major festivities celebrated in Mexico City. It will show the importance of Day of the death and Lady of Guadalupe's feast day. It will give details of what people in Mexico do to celebrate those days, and why is very important for them to celebrate it.

Time: 20 minutes

Independent Practice: Here students will get into groups of 3 or 4 and they will give them a set of questions regarding the movie. If they don’t finish during class they can

submit their answers on the Google doc that I will create for them. They can also use the smart board ideas to help them answer the questions.

Time: 15

Closure: Ask each student to define again culture and the importance of Day of the Death, and Lady of Guadalupe's feast day. HW Assignment (Assessment)

Group Discussions There will be group discussions during class after each lesson, and I would post question on Google doc so the students can work on them as a group.  Class Blog on Weebly On our class blog there will be mini quizzes for each student to work on for extra points and I will post the questions regarding the videos they watch during class.

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