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WVSU LESSON PLAN FORMAT GUIDE (Updated 7/11) Teacher Candidate Mark Cutlip Date__10/31/12___________ School _South Charleston

Middle School_____________ Grade/Subject __7th Grade Social Studies____ Lesson Topic _Voting Rights______________ Software and Scenario:______________________

INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES/ STUDENT OUTCOMES - Students will identify the laws and amendments that altered U.S. voting laws. - Students will identify obstacles to voting. - Students will determine whether individuals living at various times in U.S. history would have been able to vote. WV CSOs SS.7.C.3 Compare and contrast the roles, rights, and responsibilities of free men, women, children, slaves and foreigners across time in various civilizations. NATIONAL STANDARDS l.10 Civic Ideals and Practices. Candidates in social studies should possess the knowledge, capabilities, and dispositions to organize and provide instruction at the appropriate school level for the study of civic ideals and pratices. MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK Overall Time - 42 minute lesson Time Frame 10 min. BRAIN Question and teacher intro 15 min. Smart Board/Power point presentation 10 min. Class group activity 07 min. Group discussion for assessment and closure

STRATEGIES - Independent practice- Students will write down an answer to a question on the board. - Lesson opening- Students will be led by teacher to give discussion on their answers. - Power point presentation on the Smart board So you think you can VOTE? - Class group activity/Read aloud- Students will be able to read questions and answer them from the Power point.

DIFFERENTIATED INSTRUCTION/ ADAPTATIONS/ INTERVENTIONS Students will be expected to cooperate through guided instruction by teacher. PROCEDURES Introduction/ Lesson Set - BRAIN Question on blackboard Based on what you knew about the voting process in the U.S., are all citizens qualified to vote today? Why or why not? Body & Transitions - After students complete BRAIN Question, - Students will watch Power point presentation on the Smart board So you think you can VOTE? - Students will be expected to answer questions from the presentation and complete worksheet titled Voting Rights. - Students will identify the laws and amendments that altered U.S. voting laws. - Students will identify obstacles to voting. - Students will determine whether individuals living at various times in U.S. history would have been able to vote. Closure - Students will read questions aloud while giving other students a chance to answer them. - Discuss with students what laws and amendments did alter U.S. voting laws. - Discuss the obstacles to voting. - Discuss students thoughts and concerns about how voting has changed throughout U.S. history.

ASSESSMENT Diagnostic: Students prior knowledge will be assessed when teacher asks what they know about the voting process in the U.S., and if they that what the different groups of citizens had to endure in order to be qualified to vote today. Formative: Students will be given a worksheet containing questions to the facts to the Power point presentation. Students will answer the questions as they watch the presentation. Summative: Students will participate in group discussion as they read aloud questions the teacher has passed out. This activity is called I Have/Who Has? When a student is able to answer the question, the student then reads the next questio n. MATERIALS -BRAIN worksheet -Pencils -Power point presentation- So you think you can VOTE? on the Smart Board. -Voting Rights worksheet -Closing game activity, I Have/Who Has? EXTENTED ACTIVITIES If Student Finishes Early, he or she is expected to sit quietly and read their library book. If Lesson Finishes Early, teacher can led further guided discussion on personal opinions concerning why certain people should be able to vote or why they should not be allowed to do so. If Technology Fails/Not Accessible, teacher will orally present the material to the class, and students will participate in the closing group activity I Have/Who Has? POST-TEACHING Reflections -To be completed after lesson has been taught. Data Based Decision Making (If Needed)