Lesson Plans 9/22-9/26

Monday

Essential Question:

  1. What were the Advantages and Disadvantages of the Neolithic Revolution?
  2. What were the Causes and Effects of the Neolithic Revolution?

Warm-Up: Type 1 Writing- What do the words “Cause” and “Effect” mean? Give an example of a “Cause and Effect” situation.

 Vocabulary: Cause and Effect.

 Activity:

  1. Use Close Reading Strategies to read “The Neolithic Revolution Reading #1”
  2. Answer Text Based Questions.
  3. Use Close Reading Strategies to read “The Neolithic Revolution Reading #2”
  4. Create a Multi-Flow Map identifying the Causes and Effects of the Neolithic Revolution
  5. Watch Channel One News
  6. Type 1: Identify 1 topic from today’s Channel One News and write down 3 details about it.

 Assessment:

  1. Text Based Questions
  2. Multi-Flow Map

 

Tuesday

Essential Question: Why is the Neolithic Revolution considered the most important technological advancement ever?

Warm-Up: Type 1 Writing- What does domestication mean? Explain in 3-4 sentences.

Vocabulary: Domestication

 Activity:

  1. Vocabulary Map: Domestication
  2. Use Close Reading Strategies to read “The Neolithic Revolution”
  3. Type 1 Writing: Why did Agricultural Innovations lead to an increase in the world’s population?
  4. Use Close Reading Strategies to read “Nurishtar Invents the Ard”
  5. Answer Text Based Questions on “Nurishtar Invents the Ard”
  6. Watch  Channel One News
  7. Type 1: Identify 1 topic from today’s Channel One News and write down 3 details about it.

Assessment:

  1. Text Based Questions on “Nurishtar Invents the Ard”

 Homework: Should Cell Phones be Allowed in Schools?

 

Wednesday

Essential Question: How did people live during the Paleolithic and Neolithic Ages?

 Warm-Up: Primary Source vs. Secondary Source

 Vocabulary: Primary Source, Secondary Source

Activity:

  1. Create a Comic Book  about a topic from this week: Early Hominids or the Paleolithic Age vs Neolithic Age.
  2. Watch  Channel One News
  3. Type 1: Identify 1 topic from today’s Channel One News and write down 3 details about it.

 Assessment:

  1. Comic Book

 

Thursday

Essential Question: How did people live during the Paleolithic and Neolithic Ages?

Warm-Up:    

  1. Watch  Channel One News
  2. Type 1: Identify 1 topic from today’s Channel One News and write down 3 details about it.

Activity:

  1. Chapter 3 Quiz
  2. Complete Comic Book

Assessment:

  1. Chapter 3 Quiz
  2. Comic Book

 Homework: Should Cell Phones be Allowed in Schools?

 

 

Friday

Essential Question: How do some people today try and live a “Paleolithic” style life?

 Warm-Up: “Should Cell Phones be Banned in School?” small Group Discussion.

Vocabulary: Paleofantasy, Paleomythic

 Activity:

  1. Use Close Reading Strategies to read “Paleomythic: How People Really Lived During the Stone Age”
  2. Identify the Topic, Main Ideas, and Supporting Details in “Paleomythic: How People Really Lived   During the Stone Age” by using a Tree Map.
  3. Watch Channel One News.
  4. Type 1 Writing: Identify 1 topic from today’s Channel One News and write down 3 details about it

 Assessment:

  1. Topic, Main Idea, Supporting Details Tree Map.
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