Lessons for 9/15-9/18

Monday September 15, 2014

Essential Question: What capabilities helped hominids survive?

 Warm-Up: Channel One News: Type 1- Select One Topic and list Three Details about it.

 Vocabulary: Hominids, Paleoanthropologists, Before Common Era

 Activity:

  1. Introduce Early Hominids page 13.
  2. In small groups use History Alive! The Ancient World pages 12-23 to research the 1 type of Early Hominids.
  3. Complete Early Hominids Jigsaw Activity getting information about the 4 other types of Early Hominids.

 Assessment:

  1. Jigsaw Puzzle
  2. Type 2 writing: Answer Essential Question: What capabilities helped hominids survive?

 

Tuesday September 16, 2014

Essential Question:

  1. Who was Francis Scott Key?
  2. How do you use Map Skills to gain information?

 Activity:

  1. Complete Francis Scott Key Packet.
  2. Complete Map Skills Document Packet.
  3. Watch Channel One News

 Assessment:

  1. Completed Francis Scott Key Packet.
  2. Completed Map Skills Document Packet.

 Homework: Should Cell Phones be Allowed in School?

 

Wednesday September 17, 2014

Essential Question:

  1. Who was George Washington Carver?
  2. Why is the US Constitution an important document?

 Activity:

  1. Complete George Washington Carver Packet.
  2. Complete U.S. Constitution Document Packet.
  3. Watch Channel One News

 Assessment:

  1. Completed George Washington Carver Packet.
  2. Completed U.S. Constitution Document Packet.

 

Thursday September 18, 2014

Essential Question: How did the development of agriculture change the daily life in the Neolithic Age?

 Warm-Up: Watch Channel One News: Type 1- Select One Topic and list Three Details about it.

 Vocabulary: Paleolithic Age, Neolithic Age, Fertile Crescent, Domesticate, Agriculture, Nomad

 Activity:

  1. Chapter 2 Quiz
  2. Create a Double Bubble Map that Compares and Contrasts the Paleolithic Age and the Neolithic Age. Use History Alive! The Ancient World pages24-31 to gather details.

 Assessment:

  1. Chapter 2 Quiz
  2. Double Bubble Map Comparing and Contrasting the Paleolithic Age and the Neolithic Age

 Homework: Should Cell Phones be Allowed in School?

 

Friday September 19, 2014  

Essential Question: Should Cell Phones be allowed in School?

 Warm-Up: In groups read and discuss opinion paragraphs about Should Cell Phones be Allowed in School? Whole Group discussion.

 Activity:

  1. Channel One News: Type 1- Select One Topic and list Three Details about it.
  2. Create a Comic Book  about a topic from this week: Early Hominids or the Paleolithic Age vs Neolithic Age.

 Assessment:

  1. Final Copy of the Comic Book.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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