Monday, September 7, 2015

Lesson Plans for the Week of September 7, 2015- September 11, 2015

Lesson Plans for Mr. Bish
Science and Social Studies Literacy

Mr. Bish

Monday, September 7, 2015

NO School in Observance of Labor Day

What is the reason for Labor Day?

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - C- Day 

Topic: Social Studies - Geography Pages 

Driving Question for Unit:  How do we as students create an app that will help and further educate people about word geography?

Based on this video, what is geography?

Objectives: As a result of the lesson students will...
1.) Discuss and share common knowledge about geography and geographic terms
2.) Define vocabulary terms using social studies text.
3.) Record vocabulary terms in their notes 

Terms to Define: Page A-20 
basin, bay, bluff, canyon, cape, cataract, channel, cliff, coast, coastal plain, delta, desert, desert, dune, fall line

Lesson Overview: Students will be introduced to the teams driving question. Generate a needs to know list about what questions they need to know about geography. Learn how to record terms from text book. 

Evidence of Learning: Students will record driving question in their notes. Students will also define geographic terms part 1.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - D- Day 

Social Studies: Geography- Distinguishing between political and physical maps  
Terms to Define: Page A-20 

floodplain, foothills, glacier, gulf, hill, inlet, island, isthmus, lagoon, lake marsh 

Objectives: Students will...
1.) Learn to distinguish between political and physical maps. 
2.) identify key features of physical and political maps.
3.) Identify all continents and oceans

Lesson Overview:
Students watch the video above to learn about political and physical maps. Students will identify that political maps show borders, major cities and national capital. Students will then look at the maps on pages A-10-A15 to gather information from political maps. Students will then identify the traits of a physical map. Identify physical features; mountains, deserts, vegetation, rivers, lakes and streams. 

Evidence of Learning: Vocab Terms 2 A-20  Students can compare and contrast physical and political maps. 

Thursday, September 10, 2015 E- Day

Assessment: Vocab List 1-2 

Terms to Define: Page A-20 

mesa, mountain, mountain pass, mountain range, mouth of river, oasis, ocean, peak, peninsula, plain, plateau, reef, river, riverbank 


Lesson Overview:

Evidence of Learning:

Friday, September 11, 2015 
Take a moment and remember the men and woman who lost their lives on this tragic day.  

Terms to Define: Page A-20 
savanna, sea, sea level, slope, source of water, strait, swamp, timberline, tributary, valley, volcano, waterfall