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Lesson Planning Form for Differentiating Instruction Education 305

Teacher Rebekah Kreischer Grade level and theme5th Independence from what? Thread/crossover Civics

I. Objectives What is the main focus of this lesson? Students will understand that the colonists wanted to escape the hard rule of King George. How does this lesson tie in to your Big Idea This lesson will help students understand how angry the colonists were at King George and why they wanted independence from the rule of the English monarchy. What are your objectives for this lesson? (As many as needed.) Indicate connections to applicable national or state standards. If an objective applies to only certain students write the name(s) of the student(s) to whom it applies. Indicate themes addressed in thread (ex-Geography-human environment interaction) 1) Students will be able to identify well-known government officials of the colonial times. 2) Students will be able to explain why the colonists found the rule of King George so frustrating 3) Students will be able to explain why the colonists wanted independence from the English monarchy Etc. II. Before you start Prerequisite knowledge and skills. How Kings and Queens come into power What a king and queen is Basic knowledge of how our government runs Kings are able to make rules for whatever they want King George III Formative: Do the students seem to understand that the English government is supposed to make them angry and the American government make them feel more represented? Summative: Are the students able to explain why the colonists wanted an independence from the English Monarchy? Subjects Government officials Monarchy

Assessment (formative and summative)

Key vocabulary for this lesson

Materials-what materials (books, handouts, etc) do you need for this lesson and do you have them? Do you need to set up your classroom in any special way for this lesson? If so, describe it.

List of guidelines for the rule making Popsicle sticks with students names on them Items of interest to students (candy, pencils, erasers, stickers, etc) 2 Large groups as evenly split as evenly possible Table at the front of the room

III. The Plan Time Parts Motivation (Opening/ Introduction/ Engagement) Development

The description of (script for) the lesson, wherein you describe teacher activities and student activities 1. Discuss the British monarchy during the colonial era and how the King was ruling the subjects. 2. Discuss the self-government created by the colonists and how they were ruling the people 3. Place items on the front table and begin to explain the activity.


Pull a stick to see who will be King George for group 1

2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3.

Pull 3 more sticks to see who will be the government for group 2 Allow the students to create rules based on the guide lines. Have students continue with the rules for about 10 minutes then have each group adopt the opposite government and repeat steps 1 & 2 How were you treated differently in each form of government? Which government did you prefer to be a part of? Have class vote on 3-5 class members to represent the whole class to help make class rules, distribute jobs, and plan/ help with events.