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Curriculum Constructs and Assessment: History and Social Science
Bernardita Beni Murphy-Jobes
April 7, 2009
Ms. Ceja’s third grade classroom was observed at 95th Street Elementary School, which is apart of the Los Angeles Unified School District located in Los Angeles, California. During the observation Ms. Ceja stated History and Social Studies requirement was required weekly for ninety minutes. The lesson plans duration were thirty minutes for a one day a week. During the observation the teacher provided the following outline, which was apart of a mini lesson from the teacher’s resource book, “ History-Social …show more content…
The following suggestions would be used to enhance Ms. Ceja’s lesson plan and for universal access for English Learners, extra support and special needs or to challenge students the following outline would be followed.
English Learners 1) Visualize the Vocabulary – Help students visualize the terms of the lesson through hands on activities. 2) Beginning (Level 1): Help students understand the vocabulary by providing images that