Social Studies Lesson
Grand Canyon University EED-465
November 20, 2011
In the social studies lesson plan it was about Native Americans and where they lived. First the teacher will be reading a book about the Native Americans. Then the students will get a worksheet that has a map on it where the students will write down where all the Native Americans tribes that were shown in the book. When the students get done as a class we will go over the map to make sure that all the students have all the names of the tribes. This helps to see if the students are following directions and listening to the story North American Indians. As a teacher the “Visual/Spatial - Students can create graphic organizers, charts, maps, or videos to demonstrate their understanding of concepts and/or relationships between concepts.” (Gardener, 1983) Helps the students in learning how to use a map and to understand where people are located on the map. The objective is for the students to learn where the Native Americans lived and what state they lived in during that time. Here are few example questions: The students will learn how to find locations on a map? How many different types of Native Americans we had live in each state? We can also use these questions or choose different ones for discussion to see if the students comprehended what the teacher read to them from the book. Here are the materials needed for the lesson today: History book, pencil, colored pencils map, North American Indians book, Atlas book and handout of the United States Map. Check for Understanding and have the students point out a few locations on the map where the Native Indians live. After the students finish pointing out where the Native Americans live on the map we will start the guided practice for the students to work in groups of two to write on the map where the Native Americans lived in the United States. If the work is not...