Mr. Tillman’s Lesson Plans for Monday November 6, 2017 through Friday November 10, 2017

Seventh Grade Social Studies

Monday November 6th, 2017

Standard(s)/Benchmark(s): 7 – W3.1.9 Describe the significance of legal codes, belief systems, written languages and communications in the development of large regional empires. 7 – W3.1.7 Use a case study to describe how trade integrated cultures and influenced the economy within empires (e.g., Assyrian and Persian trade networks).

 Objective: I-Canwrite TYPE 1 papers correctly, identify 4 important details from Channel One News, and Complete Chapter 6 DRTAs.

Key Content Terms: empire, capital, tribute, code of laws, economy, siege

Essential Question: What were the most important achievements of the Mesopotamian empires?

Activities:

  1. Warm-Up: Watch Channel One News and write down 4 details using TYPE 1 writing format
  2. Accessing Prior Knowledge: Review Game for Chapter 6 Key Content Terms
  3. Whole Group:
    1. Review Directed Reading and Thinking Activities (DRTA)
    2. Introduce Chapter Exploring Four Empires of Mesopotamia pages 55-63
    3. Discuss Section DRTAs
  4. Independent Practice:
    1. Complete Section DRTAs

Assessment (Formal Assessment= FA and Informal Assessment= IA):       

  • IA: Checking TYPE 1 writings for 4 details and answer to TYPE 1 questions
  • IA: Discussion about Chapter 6 Key Content Terms
  • IA: Section DRTAs

Learner Outcome:

  • Students will be able to write TYPE 1 papers correctly
  • Students will be able to comprehend text and answer essential question using DRTAs.
  • Students will be able to summarize key details from readings in 20 words.

Tuesday November 7th, 2017

Standard(s)/Benchmark(s): 7 – W3.1.9 Describe the significance of legal codes, belief systems, written languages and communications in the development of large regional empires. 7 – W3.1.7 Use a case study to describe how trade integrated cultures and influenced the economy within empires (e.g., Assyrian and Persian trade networks).

 Objective: I-Canwrite TYPE 1 papers correctly, identify 4 important details from Channel One News, and Complete Unit 1 Exam.

Key Content Terms: empire, capital, tribute, code of laws, economy, siege

Essential Question: What were the most important achievements of the Mesopotamian empires?

Activities:

  1. Warm-Up: Watch Channel One News and write down 4 details using TYPE 1 writing format
  2. Accessing Prior Knowledge: Unit 1 Exam
  3. Whole Group:
    1. Review Test CHAMPS

Assessment (Formal Assessment= FA and Informal Assessment= IA):       

  • FA: Vocabulary Quiz Chapter 6 Key Content Terms
  • FA: Unit 1 Exam

Learner Outcome:

  • Students will be able to write TYPE 1 papers correctly
  • Students will show what they have learned about Unit 1

HOMEWORK


Wednesday November 8th, 2017

Standard(s)/Benchmark(s): 7 – W3.1.9 Describe the significance of legal codes, belief systems, written languages and communications in the development of large regional empires. 7 – W3.1.7 Use a case study to describe how trade integrated cultures and influenced the economy within empires (e.g., Assyrian and Persian trade networks).

 Objective: I-Canwrite TYPE 1 papers correctly, identify 4 important details from Channel One News, and Complete Unit 1 Exam.

Key Content Terms: empire, capital, tribute, code of laws, economy, siege

Essential Question: What were the most important achievements of the Mesopotamian empires?

Activities:

  1. Warm-Up: Watch Channel One News and write down 4 details using TYPE 1 writing format
  2. Accessing Prior Knowledge: Unit 1 Exam
  3. Whole Group:
    1. Review Test CHAMPS

Assessment (Formal Assessment= FA and Informal Assessment= IA):       

  • FA: Vocabulary Quiz Chapter 6 Key Content Terms
  • FA: Unit 1 Exam

Learner Outcome:

  • Students will be able to write TYPE 1 papers correctly
  • Students will show what they have learned about Unit 1

Thursday November 9th, 2017

Standard(s)/Benchmark(s): 7 – W1.2.1 Explain the importance of the natural environment in the development of agricultural settlements in different locations (e.g., available water for irrigation, adequate precipitation, and suitable growth season).

 Objective: I-Canwrite TYPE 1 papers correctly, identify 4 important details from Channel One News, and Complete IDENTIFY and label places on a map.

Key Content Terms: Topography, vegetation, Nile River, Egypt, Kush, Mediterranean Sea, Canaan, Jordan River

Essential Question: How did geography affect early settlement in Egypt, Kush, and Canaan?

Activities:

  1. Warm-Up: Watch Channel One News and write down 4 details using TYPE 1 writing format
  2. Accessing Prior Knowledge: K-W-L chart about Ancient Egypt
  3. Whole Group:
    1. Discuss Geography Skills

Assessment (Formal Assessment= FA and Informal Assessment= IA):       

  • IA: Completed Ancient Egypt Geography Map
  • IA: Answers to Geography skills questions

Learner Outcome:

  • Students will be able to write TYPE 1 papers correctly
  • Students will be able to identify and label a map

HOMEWORK


Friday November 10th, 2017

***FIELD TRIP TO KALAMAZOO NATURE CENTER 9:00AM-2:00PM***

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