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USF Elementary Education Lesson Plan Template (S 2014) Name: Abigail Still

Grade Level Being Taught: 3 Subject/Content: Social Studies Group Date of Lesson: 9/26/17
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Lesson Content
What Standards (national or
state) relate to this lesson? SS.3.G.1.1 Use thematic maps, tables, charts, graphs, and photos to analyze geographic information.
(You should include ALL applicable
standards. Rarely do teachers use SS.3.G.1.3 Label the continents and oceans on a world map.
just one: theyd never get through
them all.)

Essential Understanding
(What is the big idea or essential Students will have an understanding of where they are in the world in reference to their state, country,
question that you want students to and continent, compared to the other continents on the globe.
come away with? In other words,
what, aside from the standard and
our objective, will students
understand when they finish this
lesson?)

Objectives- What are you


teaching?
(Student-centered: What will
students know and be able to do After watching a video and creating a foldable, the students will be able to analyze geographic information
after this lesson? Include the to demonstrate basic map skills, with no errors in labeling the continents and oceans.
ABCDs of objectives: action,
behavior, condition, and degree of
mastery, i.e., "C: Given a sentence
written in the past or present tense,
A: the student B: will be able to re-
write the sentence in future tense D:
with no errors in tense or tense
contradiction (i.e., I will see her
yesterday.)."
Note: Degree of mastery does not
USF Elementary Education Lesson Plan Template (S 2014) Name: Abigail Still
Grade Level Being Taught: 3 Subject/Content: Social Studies Group Date of Lesson: 9/26/17
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need to be a percentage.)

Rationale
Address the following questions: I am teaching this lesson so that the students know where they are in the world in regards to their city,
Why are you teaching this state, country, and continent. The students will also be learning that there are different continents on the
objective? globe, as well as their locations compared to their continent and the oceans. It is important for t hem to
Where does this lesson fit have knowledge of this so that they have a global understanding.
within a larger plan?
Why are you teaching it this
way?
Why is it important for
students to learn this concept?

Evaluation Plan- How will you


know students have mastered
your objectives? I will know that the students have mastered the objective by collecting the foldable that they will
complete and checking these to see if they correctly labeled their state, country, continent, as well as the
Address the following: oceans and the rest of the continents.
What formative evidence will
you use to document student
learning during this lesson?
What summative evidence will
you collect, either during this
lesson or in upcoming lessons?

What Content Knowledge is


necessary for a teacher to teach Teacher must have knowledge of the globe in spatial terms (continents, oceans, map features).
this material?
USF Elementary Education Lesson Plan Template (S 2014) Name: Abigail Still
Grade Level Being Taught: 3 Subject/Content: Social Studies Group Date of Lesson: 9/26/17
Size:19

What background knowledge is


necessary for a student to What a continent is.
successfully meet these What an ocean is.
objectives? Understand basic map features.
What state and city we live in.
How will you ensure students Specific facts about our State.
have this previous knowledge?
Who are your learners? I will ensure that the students know this information by asking them before we start the lesson
What do you know about them? and having a class discussion about what they already know about the continents and oceans. We
What do you know about their will also discuss as a class what city we live in, and what our state is known for. I know that they
readiness for this content? have already had lessons on maps and how to read them.

What misconceptions might


students have about this content? Europe and Asia is one continent.
North and South America is one continent.
There are two Pacific oceans.
The Artic Ocean is buy Antarctica.
Alaska is part of Canada.

Lesson Implementation
Teaching Methods
(What teaching method(s) will you Whole group instruction
use during this lesson? Examples Brain Pop Jr (hook/technology)
include guided release, 5 Es, direct Peer teaching (students labeling continents and oceans under document camera)
USF Elementary Education Lesson Plan Template (S 2014) Name: Abigail Still
Grade Level Being Taught: 3 Subject/Content: Social Studies Group Date of Lesson: 9/26/17
Size:19

instruction, lecture, demonstration, The foldable will give students a fast, kinesthetic activity that helps them organize and retain
partner word, etc.) information.

Step-by-Step Plan Time Who is Each content area may require a different step-by-step format. Use whichever
(What exactly do you plan to do in responsible plan is appropriate for the content taught in this lesson. For example, in science,
teaching this lesson? Be thorough. (Teacher or you would detail the 5 Es here (Engage/Encountering the Idea; Exploring the
Act as if you needed a substitute to Students)? Idea; Explanation/Organizing the Idea; Extend/Applying the Idea; Evaluation).
carry out the lesson for you.)
25 Teacher and
Where applicable, be sure to minute Students 1. (Assess pre-knowledge) Ask students to all gather on the carpet up front
address the following: by the board.
What Higher Order Thinking 2. Ask students What do you know about continents? Can you name any?
(H.O.T.) questions will you ask? 3. See if they can name all of them.
How will materials be 4. Ask them What continent do we live on? Discuss as class until we arrive
distributed? at the correct answer.
Who will work together in 5. (Engage/Encounter)Start Brain Pop Jr video.
groups and how will you 6. After video ask if anyone has any questions so far.
determine the grouping? 7. (Exploring/Explaning)Turn on document camera and place under the
How will students transition empty map of North America.
between activities? 8. Ask class what continent this is, when correct answer is given, label the
What will you as the teacher do? map.
What will the students do? 9. Call on students to come label the countries that are found in North
What student data will be America (Canada, USA, Mexico).
collected during each phase? 10. Then put empty globe map under the document camera.
What are other adults in the 11. Follow the same steps with for students to come up and label the
room doing? How are they continents and the oceans.
supporting students learning? 12. Ask students to return to desks.
What model of co-teaching are 13. Pass out foldable.
you using? 14. Go through flap by flap with students explaining that you want them to
draw a picture of their home on the first, their city on the second, label
USF Elementary Education Lesson Plan Template (S 2014) Name: Abigail Still
Grade Level Being Taught: 3 Subject/Content: Social Studies Group Date of Lesson: 9/26/17
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and decorate their state on the third, label their country and locate their
state on the fourth, label their continent and the countries within on the
fifth, and label of the continents and oceans on the sixth.
15. Have students work independently to fill out and decorate their foldable.
16. When done, have a couple of students share their flaps with the class.

What will you do if a student struggles with the content?

I will work with small groups or one on one during the foldable activity with any students who are
struggling with this content. We will work through each flap of the foldable together to ensure that they
are developing a deeper understanding of each concept.

What will you do if a student masters the content quickly?

If the student masters the content quickly I will have them go back to the Brain Pop Jr video on their
devices and take the quizzes that follow the video.

Meeting your students needs as If applicable, how does this lesson connect to the interests and cultural backgrounds of your
people and as learners students?
This lesson connects where we live to the rest of the continents on our globe. During this lesson I
will allow students from other countries to share with their peers where they are from on the
map.
The Brain Pop Jr video goes over each continent and shares a little bit of the cultures, weather, and
monuments/land forms found there.

If applicable, how does this lesson connect to/reflect the local community?

Within each flap of the foldable we will discuss as a class what city we live in and what state we
are in and some of the things that our city and state are known for (ie; sports teams, places,
USF Elementary Education Lesson Plan Template (S 2014) Name: Abigail Still
Grade Level Being Taught: 3 Subject/Content: Social Studies Group Date of Lesson: 9/26/17
Size:19

resources, weather, etc.).

How will you differentiate instruction for students who need additional challenge during this
lesson (enrichment)?

If students happen to finish early, I will allow them to use their devices to go online and take the
brain pop quizzes that accompany the video that they watched in the beginning of the lesson.

How will you differentiate instruction for students who need additional language support?

I will provide ELLs with a word bank.


The video and foldable will be great visuals as well as hands on, to help them to develop a deeper
comprehension of the content.

Accommodations (If needed)


(What students need specific All: I will pre-cut and put together the foldable itself for the students as there will only be a 25 minute
accommodation? List individual period in which this lesson will be taught. I want to give the students ample time to focus on the content
students (initials), and then explain rather than focusing their time and energy on cutting paper.
the accommodation(s) you will
implement for these unique AH: After giving directions to whole group I will visit this student and have him walk me through what
learners.) they are supposed to be doing. Since this student tends to space out during whole group I want to ensure
that he is on the same page with everyone else with what he should be doing.

AD, VM, NB, GH: Even though these students are pretty fluent with English, being ELLs the video and
foldable will allow for visuals to help with any language barriers they might come across.
Materials
(What materials will you use? Why Computer
did you choose these materials? Brain Pop Jr Video
Include any resources you used. ELMO Document Camera
This can also include people!) Where Am I? foldable
USF Elementary Education Lesson Plan Template (S 2014) Name: Abigail Still
Grade Level Being Taught: 3 Subject/Content: Social Studies Group Date of Lesson: 9/26/17
Size:19

Colored pencils