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Eleventh graders examine how the geography of St. Lucia affects its economy. They draw a mental image of St. Lucia and its location in relation to other places. They examine images of the island and read about its banana crops before discussing the article as a class. Using the attached T-chart and images they determine the true picture of the island geography and it's economy.
Students investigate how legislation works. In the Social Studies lesson, the students will explore vocabularies that are essential to the lesson. Then the students will be broken up into groups of 4-8. They will be given 4 different tasks that must be completed, online and with the TI calculator.
In this real-world investigation math and social studies worksheet, 6th graders use the internet to research world records such as the world's largest pumpkin or smallest insect. They write a description of three interesting facts about the unusual records which include comparisons. They share their research.
Students identify methods of utilizing game show strategies to enhance retention of social studies content knowledge. They develop rubrics for evaluating the quality of elementary-level social studies assessments. They discuss the costs and benefits of including portfolio assessment within social studies curriculum and instruction.
Students utilize simulation methods and other teaching strategies within elementary-level social studies classrooms. They identify methods of delivering social studies content that enables learners with special needs to learn from and fully participate in the classroom experience.
Students discuss physical and human characteristics and list examples. After identifying government goods and services provided to the community, they locate examples of each located near their school. Based on their discoveries, students chart them on a map drawing icons or pictures to identify those characteristics and government-provided goods and services.
Young scholars examine the diversity of Sub-Saharan Africa. In this geography lesson plan, students identify day-to-day responsibilities/roles of African youth, compare rural and urban lifestyles in Africa, and compare daily life for adolescents in Africa with daily life in the U.S.
Here is a resource intended for a social studies class, but great no matter the subject. It's a complete outline for an essay. It includes space to write ideas related to the thesis, supporting details, transition sentences and words, and concluding statements. A great tool for any young writer.
Persuade your pupils to take a stance on a variety of issues. Warm up with an activity that has class members walk to a yes or no sign based on their opinion. They then fill out a graphic organizer with persuasive arguments. After they are done practicing, writers evaluate information about video games, compose persuasive letters, and send final drafts of their letters to government officials. All materials are included. A well-designed and comprehensive instructional activity.
High schoolers examine the "quiet crisis," the lack of clean water, by reading articles and viewing video clips. They discuss the situations in Ethiopia, Yemen, Kenya, and Nepal. There are two options for the lesson, but one of them requires a DVD for which there is no information on how to obtain a copy. Aside from this problem, there is plenty of other information here that you can use to increase awareness in your environmental studies class about the global water dilemma. A data sheet is included on which individuals can collect information about each country.
Eighth graders should outline section of chapter in Social Studies book on the colonization of America in the early 1600?s. It should include events in a chronological order with reasons why these changes and events took place. They then invent a character that lives in England or the Netherlands and is moving to America.