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Metro School Lesson Plan

Teacher:
K-2

Date:
12/5/16
to
12/16/16

Grade :
K-2

Content Area:
Social Studies

Objective/Essential Question:
-Students will identify items that are typically seen in the
winter.
-Students will participate in activities to gain an
understanding of the changing seasons.

Physical Skills: manipulating objects, participating in


creating a product, activating switches

Cognitive Skills: Identifying vocabulary, making choices,


critical thinking, making patterns, identifying colors

Social Skills (learning teams): sharing materials, turn


taking in answering questions

Plan for
Differentiation:
Using Blooms Revised
Taxonomy

Level 1: Students will


interact with materials
and create products
with moderate to
maximum adult
assistance.

Curriculum Standard:
EX.K.E.1 Identify needs of
individual and family.
EX.K-2.C&G.1 Understand
expectations of participating in
a group.

Technology:
Smart board, AAC devices,
switches, videos, picture
symbols

Level 2: Students will


identify and compare
vocabulary. Students
will create products
with minimal adult
assistance.
21st Century Skills:
-Creativity
-Decision-making
-Communication
-Collaboration
-Information and
communications
technology
-Personal responsibility

Metro School Lesson Plan


Materials:

Vocabulary (Literacy):

Smart board, AAC devices,


switches,

-winter
-cold
-snow
-snowflake
-season

Lesson Procedures
Review

(Links to Prior Knowledge, Anticipatory Set):

-Talk to students about how the weather is starting to get cooler and the
weather is changing.
-Watch an introductory video on winter.
What the teacher will do:
-Teacher will review the smart board lesson discussing the various things that take
place in the winter.
-Teacher will question students throughout the lesson to confirm understanding.
-After the lesson, students will complete one of the following activities:
1. Make a snowman out of paper plates.
2. Dress a paper doll in winter clothes.
3. Create a tactile mug of hot cocoa.
4. Make your own snowflake.
-Teacher will assess students knowledge of key vocabulary.
What the teacher assistants will do:
-Prompt student responses during the lesson.
-Assist students with completing one of the activities.
-Assess students knowledge of key vocabulary.

Assessment/Check for Understanding:


-Students will be assessed on knowledge of key vocabulary and participation in
relevant activities.
Closure/Summary:
-Teacher will review key vocabulary as an entire class and give examples of how
they are used on a daily basis.

Metro School Lesson Plan


Reflection
(after teaching the
lesson)

Differentiati
on
Low
High
1

Comments

Student
Engagement
Low
High
1

Data
Collection
Low
High
1

Higher Level
Question
Low
High
1

Lesson
Effectiveness
Low
High
1

What would you do differently and what worked well?