Lesson Plan


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What is a community? Find out with a lesson that sheds light onto the different types of communities—school, local, and global. Scholars read informational text detailing the life of a young girl from Cape Verde and take part in a discussion in order to define and answer the lesson's driving question.     

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • For applicable age groups, pose discussion questions on a classroom blog 
  • If classroom jobs are not already in place, implement a helper system that allows class members to perform a role, such as line leader or morning greeter 
  • Invite pupils to share their family's custom and traditions orally or in written form to give peers a look into other communities 
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires copies, the amount varies depending on whether you project the letter and worksheet or offer learners a copy of their own 
  • Offers notes to teacher for a successful lesson implementation 
  • Lists four extension activities   
  • None