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EDUC 429 Teacher Candidate: Dominique Wooders Subject/EEDA/SSCA Grade: 6th Social Studies

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Date/ Time: 3/27/13 10am and 11:35am

Learning Objectives: Student will be able to understand the order of power in the Mayan civilization. Students will be able to understand the fall of the Mayans. Alignment with Standards: Social Studies Standard 6-4: The student will demonstrate an understanding of changing political, social, and economic cultures in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. 6-4.3 Compare the contributions and the decline of the Maya, Aztec, and Inca civilizations in Central and South America, including their forms of government and their contributions in mathematics, astronomy, and architecture. Language Arts 6.SL.1: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led)with diverse partners on grade 6 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

Developmental Appropriateness: This lesson is a continuation to the previous introduction to the Mayan civilization. Students will be introduced to the culture of the Mayans.     Social: Students will need to be able to sit and listen to the stories presented in class without disturbing their classmates. Cognitive: Students will need to be familiar with vocabulary associated with this chapter. Emotional: Students will need to understand that different cultures may not believe the same way they do. Physical: Student will need to be capable of writing and speaking.

Assessments of Objective: Pre: students will be given a quiz on information given on the previous day During: Teacher observation

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Post: Students will be given another quiz on prior information as well as the new information given during the lesson Accommodations: No students in this class require special accommodations. In the instance that a student or students are not grasping the lesson then the section causing the confusing will be reviewed for clarity before moving on Materials: 1. 2. 3. 4. Pencil Paper Smartboard Individual laptops

Procedures: 1. As the students enter they will be instructed to set up their laptops and to get out paper and pencil. a. Students will then answer one quiz question on information from the prior lesson that ties into the lesson for today b. This will be taken up 2. Students will then take the remaining notes of the Mayan Government, and the fall of the civilization.  Chief, Nobles, Priest, Farmers  Students will discuss the role of each classification  The fall of the Mayan Civilization will be briefly discussed since there is no real explanation as to what really happened. o Students will get the opportunity to discuss what they think may have happened to the Mayans  The remaining information is only a couple of slides, so students will not have many notes to take. 3. Students will view a video on the fall of the Mayan. 4. Students will be given another short quiz to test their knowledge on the Mayan section of the unit. a. This post assessment will taken up as well 5. Since this lesson is very short, so the students will complete their KWL chart. They will then begin to work on their projects. Mrs. Brown will use the remaining time to introduce the next civilization. References: Mrs. Brown’s Power Points.