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Title of Unit: American Settlement and the 13 Original Colonies Title of Lesson: More About New England Submitted

By: Robyn Bolton

A. Summary of the Lesson Plan: This social studies lesson plan is designed for 5th grade students to get further insight on how life was in the 13 colonies specifically, New England. This lesson uses the 5th grade Houghton Mifflin Social Studies textbook United States History (pgs. 166-179) B. Target Population: Grade Level: 5th Grade Skill Level: All learning levels Grouping: Whole group discussion, small group activity, individual assessment. C. Materials: 5th grade Houghton Mifflin Social Studies textbook United States History Paper Pencil Whiteboard D. Objectives: o NV State Social Studies Standards H2.5.2 Describe issues of compromise and conflict within the United States H2.5.4 Explain why slavery was introduced into colonial America H2.5.5 Explain how the interactions among Native Americans, Africans, and Europeans, during colonial America resulted in unique economic, social, and political institutions.

Student-Friendly Standards I can describe what issues there were in the United States and how they were solved. I can explain why slavery came about. I can explain how Native Americans, Africans, and Europeans interactions resulted in business.

E. Procedure: 1. Introduce the topic: I will begin this lesson by telling students that they will be getting a further look into how people lived in New England during settlement. I will ask students, Based on what you

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Title of Unit: American Settlement and the 13 Original Colonies Title of Lesson: More About New England Submitted By: Robyn Bolton

have already learned, how do you think people lived in New England, what do you think they did? Students will create a list of predictions that I will write up on the board. 2. Before we begin reading I will go over the vocabulary words with students and they will write the definition down: town meeting, self-government, dissenter, banish, industry, export, import, middle passage, slave trade. We will then begin reading the book pages 166-179. (Some pages are excluded since I am combing two chapters. (after the second paragraph on page 167) Why was the town meeting so important? (after the sixth paragraph on page 167) How was the government of Rhode Island different from the one in Massachusetts? ( after the third paragraph on page 168) What cause conflict between American Indians and colonist? (after the third paragraph on page 175) What natural resources did people in New England use? (after the third paragraph on page 176) What is slavery and why did it exists? ( at the end of the chapter on page 179) What was the great awakening?

3. After we are done reading students will get to act out the Town Meeting on page 170. Students will volunteer to play parts and they will act it out in front of the class. 4. CLOSURE: Once students are done I will have them go back to the chart that they created at the beginning of the class and individually they will write down 4 things that they learned about people and the way they lived in New England. F. Assessment: What will you use to measure student understanding? I will measure students understanding using the list of 4 things students learned during the lesson. Explain how you will know students understand the concepts from the lesson. I will know students understand the concepts if they can identify that New England was a good place to hunt, they self-governed, they enslaved people, etc. If students can identify key things that they learned during this lesson I will know they grasped the concepts. G. Reflection:
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Title of Unit: American Settlement and the 13 Original Colonies Title of Lesson: More About New England Submitted By: Robyn Bolton

1. Which part of the lesson do you think will be the easiest for you to teach? I think that the lesson is fairly easy. 2. Which part will be most challenging for you to teach? I dont think there will be a challenging part to teach but this lesson is a little long because I did cover two chapters in one so the reading might be long. 3. How will you follow up or extend this lesson? I will have students create a bubble map that states how people in New England survived, made money, learned, and what their beliefs are for homework. 4. What will you do for students who dont grasp the concepts? Students that do not grasp the concepts will be paired with someone. If students need further assistance I will help them out and answer all of their questions. 5. Which part of the lesson, if any, do you think might need to change? I might want to break this lesson up into two separate days. 6. When you were writing this lesson plan, what was the most difficult part? When writing this lesson plan the most difficult part was finding an activity that engaged the students.

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Title of Unit: American Settlement and the 13 Original Colonies Title of Lesson: More About New England Submitted By: Robyn Bolton

Sample of Town Meeting

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Title of Unit: American Settlement and the 13 Original Colonies Title of Lesson: More About New England Submitted By: Robyn Bolton

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Title of Unit: American Settlement and the 13 Original Colonies Title of Lesson: More About New England Submitted By: Robyn Bolton

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Karen Powell- Instructor

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Title of Unit: American Settlement and the 13 Original Colonies Title of Lesson: More About New England Submitted By: Robyn Bolton

Nevada State College

EDEL 453 - Spring 2013

Karen Powell- Instructor

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