Monday - 9/29 - Finding main idea
Tue 9/30 - Globe activity
Wed Geography Challenge
Thursday - Geo challenge - continued
Grade/Class/Subject: 6th grade/Ancient Civilizations
Unit/Theme: Unit 1 Early Man
Lesson: Geography of world and Africa. Introduction of hominids
Standards: Anc. Civ. standard 1 (see board)
Common Core Standards SL.1+4:Prep for and participate in conversations and collaborations with partners, building on others' ideas and expressing own ideas clearly and persuasively. Present info, findings, and supporting evidence. W.8+9: Gather info from print and digital sources, integrate info. Draw evidence from literacy or info texts to supt analysis, reflection and research. R1: Read to make logical inferences from text
Content Objective(s): Monday - We will find main idea, modeled by Ms. Chan using infomational text on chapter 1.
Tuesday - We will use beach balls to review basic geography knowledge.
Wednesday - We will identify and locate continents and oceans in map.
Thursday - We will answer the geo challenge questions and label the African map.
Friday - We will continue with Geography challenge.
Language Objective(s): Mon - We will highlight the handout and main ideas and page this to page 25.
Tue - We will work in pairs to review the basic geography skills and write them on p. 27.
Wed - We will listen and complete the African map and the question/answer sheet on page 29.
Thursday - We will work in small groups to complete the geography challenge by labeling the African and Middle Eastern map with correct locations of physical features. p.31
Friday - We will complete graphic organizer on Australopithecus Afarensis in ISN page 39.
hominid, map, 7 continents and 4 oceans tool control fire biped make tools australopithecus afarensis homo habilis homo erectus homo sapiens neanderthalensis homo sapiens sapiens
Teacher created graphic organizer - 5 Wh guide for informational text
Ancient Civilizations Vocabulary supplement
C-E-R graphic organizer
Textbook/Interactive Student Notebook (ISN)
Teacher Created activities
Preparation Scaffolding Group Options
Adaptation of content Modeling Whole class
Links to background Guided practice Small groups
Links to past learning Independent practice Partners
Strategies incorporated Comprehensible Input Independent
Integration of Processes Application Assessment
Reading Hands-on Individual
Writing Meaningful Group
Speaking Linked to objectives Written
Listening Promotes engagement Oral
Essential Question: What is the geography of the region where first hominids appeared? How did it influence the development of Early man? Identify the 5 hominid groups and their capabilities.
Do Now: follow directions of teacher (8 min)*
HW copy in notebook/ISN Due on Friday 10/24 (3 min)*
Activity - Discussion, complete questions and answers, complete world map by working in pairs or 3s (25 min)*
Wrap up - Show your work (10min)*
* times are estimated, since students drive the lesson.