lesson plan. civics high 4-8

Classroom Procedure
Assigned Teacher: I Stevens
Level: Civics High
Site & Room#: Building Learning Center 2129
1. Special Instructions
(Opening/Closing classroom, keys, lights/heat etc.)
Have to call to get room unlocked.
2. Location of Emergency Lessons Folder
3. Location of materials and supplies to support the Lesson Plan
(Chalk, pens, paper, books, flash cards, etc.)
4. Information about Daily Routines
(Bio breaks, team organization/responsibilities etc.)
Usually give a 5 minute break about 8:00. And we usually finish about 5 of 9.
5. Attendance Procedures
(Indicate how you expect the substitute instructor to record attendance and transmit this information to you.)/
Lesson Plan Format
Lesson Plan for: Civics high
Date: 4/8-4/10
Performance Objective: By the end of the lesson, students will be able to… explain the organization of the legislative branch. Sequence how a bill becomes a law.
Write a thank you note.
Task Analysis: List the sub skills or concepts you must teach or review, so students will be able to perform the objective above. Native American History. Past
tense verbs.
What and How? Describe Activities 4/8/14
1. Warm up and/or review
US Citizen Book. Page 62-63. Read and
answer the following questions.
What does she represent? Where is she?
Where did she come from? Have you ever
seen her?
Unit 7 The legislature. Who makes the laws in
your country?
Review previously learned content to begin a new
lesson. Create an environment for learning.
2. Introduction
Create motivation for a new topic. What’s in it for
them? Don’t start teaching your lesson yet, just
create interest in it.
3. Presentation
Let the students practice the new skill Model the
activity. Make it safe for them to make mistakes.
Remember that the best lessons have more practice
then presentation.
5. Evaluation
How does a bill become a law? Watch the
magic school bus video.
Divide class in two groups, have one group
write facts about the house and one group
write facts about the senate on the board.
Give students some practice laws, have
them talk through the process to make sure
they understand what can happen at each
Compare and review.
Add another section to the job web, Add
additional skills.
Students will watch a presentation by the
Haliwa-Saponi tribe. Ask questions and learn
more information about traditions and
What were you missing on your chart? Go
back and add it now.
Evaluate the students to see if they can perform the
skill just practiced. Use a checklist, quiz, a reportback session or other means of assessment.
6. Application
Create an activity in the classroom where students
apply the new information or skill to their own lives.
Simulate real world application of the skill as much
as possible.
Create Thank you cards for our presenters.
Read about the legislature.
Teach us a new information or skill using a variety
of strategies; check for student comprehension.
4. Practice
What and How? Describe Activities
Page 72-73
7. Reflection
Create an activity that asks students to reflect on
what they have learned and how and when they will
use it, whether they enjoyed learning about it and
found it easy or difficult.
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