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SocialStudiesLesson/UnitPlanTemplate(precursortoTeacherWorkSample(TWS)inInternshipII)

Teacher(s) Name: Paige Bowers


Thematic Unit Theme/Title/Grade Level: Tallahassee Bound; Grade 4
Wiki space address: http://ucfgr4tallahasseef14.weebly.com
Daily Lesson Plan Day/Title: Day 3; Introducing Student Budgets
LearningGoals/Objectives LearningGoal:Studentswillunderstandhowtousedifferentbudgetingtoolstoplana
Whatwillstudentsaccomplishbeable
todoattheendofthislesson?Besure
tosetsignificant(relatedto
SSS/CCSS),challengingand
appropriatelearninggoals!

NCSSThemes
CommonCoreState
Standards(CCSS)
NextGeneration
SunshineStateStandards
(NGSSS)Listeachstandard.
Cuttingandpastingfromthe
websiteisallowed.
http://flstandards.org.

triptoTallahassee,FL.
LearningObjectives:
1. Thestudentwillbeabletorefertodetailsinatextwhendrawinginferences
fromthetextbyfollowingspecificdirectionsfromtheProjectOutlineSheetin
ordertocompletetheCalculatingVacationCostsworksheet.
2. Studentswillbeabletodevelopabudgetplanfortheirtrip.
3. Studentswillbeabletoprioritizetheirwantswhenplanningatrip.
4. Studentswillbeabletoidentifywaythatincomeisspentongoodsby
completingabudgetworksheet.
5. Studentswillbeabletoreadwithsufficientaccuracyandfluencytosupport
comprehensionofspecificdirectionsgivenforaproject.
NCSStheme(s):
PlanningandfinanciallybudgetingafieldtriptotheFloridaStatecapital,
Tallahassee,Florida
FinancialLiteracyandGeography
CommonCoreStateStandard(s):

LA.4.5.1.1The student will read informational text and text features (e.g., format,
graphics, legends, illustrations, diagrams) to organize information for different
purposes (e.g., being informed, following multi-step directions, creating a report,
conducting interviews, preparing to take a test, performing a task).
MA.4.A.4.3Recognizeandwritealgebraicexpressionsforfunctionswithtwo
operations.

NextGenerationSunshineStateStandards:
SS.4.FL.2.7Planningforspendingcanhelppeoplemakeinformedchoices.Develop

abudgetplanforspending,saving,andmanagingincome.
SS.4.FL.2.2Explain that people make choices about what goods and services they
buy because they cant have everything they want. This requires individuals to
prioritize their wants.
SS.4.FL.3.1Identifywaysthatincomeissaved,spentongoods,andservices,orused
topaytaxes.
LAFS.4.RL.1.1Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text
says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text

ThecurriculumiscrossedbyintegratingLanguageArtsandMathintoasocial
studieslesson.

Assessment
Howwillstudentlearningbe
assessed?Authentic/Alternative
assessments?
Doesyourassessmentalignwith
yourobjectives,standardsand
procedures?
Informalassessment(multiple
modes):participationrubrics,journal
entries,collaborative
planning/presentationnotes,etc.

UnitPreAssessment:
ThestudentswillbegivenaKWLchartwheretheycanfillouttheKnowsectionwiththeir
priorknowledgeofTallahassee,Floridaandthewanttoknowsectionwithatleastfive
questionstheyhaveaboutthesubjectortopicstheyareinterestedinlearningfromtheunit.

UnitPostAssessment:

ThepostassessmentwillbethesameexceptstudentswillnowcompletetheirKWLchartsby
fillingoutthelearnedsectionwithatleastfivefunfactstheylearnedfromtheunit.

Ongoingdaily(progressmonitoring)Assessment:
RubricforscoringtheCalculatingVacationCostsworksheet
40 points Outstanding
Shows an appropriate method that supports the calculation of the costs of a fully
developed vacation. Shows that they used the majority of the budgeted money

SocialStudiesLesson/UnitPlanTemplate(precursortoTeacherWorkSample(TWS)inInternshipII)

without going over the limit.


30 points Proficient
Shows an appropriate method that supports the calculation of the costs of a fully
developed vacation. Clearly shows that they stayed within the budget.
20 points Emergent
Part of the task is accomplished, but neither the total cost nor the method for
calculation accomplishes the whole task.
10 points Attempted
It is evident that the student engaged in the task, but the task was misconceived.
0 points Off task or no attempt
Task is either left unfinished or never started.

Design for Instruction


Student Activities & Procedures

Whatbestpracticestrategieswillbe
implemented?
Howwillyoucommunicatestudent
expectations?
Whatproductswillbedevelopedand
createdbystudents?
ConsiderContextualFactors(learning
differences/learning
environment/learningstyles)thatmaybe
inplaceinyourfutureclassroom.
Exceptionalities
What accommodations or modifications do
you make for ESOL, Gifted/Talented
students, Learning/Reading disabilities
(SLD), etc.

Resources/Materials

Essential Guiding Questions:


What does budgeting mean?
Why is it important to budget?
What is a poll
What is a polls purpose?
Set Up and Prepare:
Briefly review the previous days learning by asking students to share 3 things they
learned yesterday with their shoulder partner or table.
Read HowtoBudgetwithYourAllowancebyAnnieChisambo
Handout copies of Project Outline Sheets and Calculating Vacation Cost worksheets
Hand each student $1,000 Tally bucks
Introduce options for the trip and take a poll
Provide students with the mileage one way
Procedures:
Review the project information with the class
Read the results of the poll-students will be traveling to the top choice (students are to
calculate the chosen destinations on Calculating Vacation Costs worksheet)
Have students read each aspect of the Project Outline Sheets aloud by choosing
students at random
Follow all directions on Project Outline Sheet and begin to choose choices that are
given to complete the Calculating Vacation Costs worksheet.
Put Calculating Vacation Costs worksheet on overhead
Review students worksheets as a class
Students will submit their Calculating Vacation Costs worksheets for a grade
Supporting All Learners:
Students who struggle with the math concepts in this lesson may work with a partner
ESL students may complete work in their first language
http://ucfgr4tallahasseef14.weebly.com/
HowtoBudgetwithYourAllowancebyAnnieChisambo
Project Outline Sheet worksheet
Calculating Vacation Cost worksheet

Home Connection:
Students are encouraged to take the completed project home at the end of the week
organized in a suitcase and wallet made by the students on day 1 of this unit
DiscussionNotes:Makecommentshererelatedtoideasforassessmentmeasures,parentinvolvement,fieldtrips,orextensionto
theunitplanideas.