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Thomas Harefa Geography: Individuals and Societies 2 Weeks
Grade 7

Lesson: 10 Drama Final

Unit Overview
Main Idea (Claim) Summative Assessment

The mixing of world cultures through different A short five-minute skit that shows the spread of
ethnicities, religions and nationalities has culture that incorporates the aspect of time,
increased with advanced communication, growth and change.
transportation and technology. In addition, the
mix of cultures lead not only to societal changes This assessment will help students to carefully
but also lead to individual changes. think about the depth of cultures and how it is
affected by another culture. This aspect of
Understanding that culture now are changing culture will cover two components from the IB
relates back to how the Great Commission are MYP curriculum:
impacting not only faiths but also the way that
people live. A secondary goal of this unit is to Criterion A: Knowing and
also train students’ that the heart of a culture is understanding (Secondary)
not in structures or traditions rather it lies in the
heart of people. This understanding relates to the  demonstrate knowledge and
Great Commandment as understanding the understanding of subject-specific content
depth culture helps one to love their neighbors and concepts, using descriptions,
more. explanations and examples.

Criterion C: Presentation (Primary)

 communicate information and ideas with
clarity
 organize information and ideas
effectively for the task

Guiding Questions Objectives (know/understand/do/value)
The student will . . .

What is expected of me? Demonstrate understanding of the content and
In what aspects did I excel? concepts learned in previous classes through a
What do I need to improve? drama.
According to the rubric, how would I grade Reflect upon the rubric provided for the unit and
myself? evaluate their performance.

Time
(45 Instructional Procedures and Strategies
mins)
Beginning the Lesson

10 Give the class a 10-minute practice to prepare for their performances. While doing so,
mins remind the class of their rubrics and that it is a good time to do a last minute review of
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Thomas Harefa Geography: Individuals and Societies 2 Weeks
Grade 7

their performances.

Developing the Lesson

After 10 minutes, proceed to choose a random of sequence for the presentations. This
could be done by having Mr. Jared pick which group would start first.

15-20 Drama Performance
mins
After their performances, project the reflection questions on the board and have them
10-15 answer on a piece of paper. These questions will be:
mins What did you learn?
How did you form your drama to meet the unit topic?
What are the positive things about your group?
In what areas does your group need to improve?
If you have the chance to do this assessment differently, what would you do?

Students will submit paper before the last 5 minutes of class.

Closing the Lesson / Linking the Lesson

5-10 As the concluding session ask students:
mins What did you enjoy most in this unit?
Did you like the assessment?
What would you like to change about the assessment?
Do you think drama is a good way to communicate culture? Why?

Formative Assessment Differentiation
Reflections on the piece of paper (not available for this class)

Resources
(not available for this class)