Geography unit lesson plan

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<ul><li><p>8/2/2019 Geography unit lesson plan</p><p> 1/2</p><p>Title of Unit: Maps, Globes and other geographic tools Lesson Plan# 4 out of 6</p><p>Title of Lesson: States and Cities</p><p>States and Cities Lesson</p><p>Summary of the Lesson Plan</p><p>In this lesson the students will learn the difference between a city and a state and gatherinformation about a specific state within Nevada.</p><p> The only books used are any books to find information such as an encyclopedia. The internet will</p><p>also be used.</p><p>Target Population:</p><p> grade level: 3rd grade</p><p> skill level: At grade level</p><p> grouping: whole group, small group</p><p>Objectives:</p><p> G 5.3.2 Differentiate between a city and a state using appropriate examples.</p><p>Procedure:</p><p>1) Show student a map of the United States. Point out some of the states and cities that are within</p><p>the United States.</p><p>2) Now point out Nevada. Show them the different cities that lie within the state. Point out the citywhich the students live in.</p><p>3) Have a discussion about the state and the cities within it. Help them understand the differences</p><p>between the cities and the state.4) Have students placed in groups of four. Each group will be given a city in Nevada to research.</p><p>5) They will need to look for specific information. They will need to find out what street name the</p><p>library, fire department, school, park and police station are located on. If there is more than onethey will just need the street name of just one of them. They will also need to know the</p><p>population and one interesting fact about that city.</p><p>6) Students will keep this information to use in the next lesson.</p><p>Assessment:</p><p> During the discussions I will use the thumbs up thumbs down assessment. I will point to states</p><p>and ask, If this is a state give me a thumbs up if it is a city gives me a thumbs down. I willreverse this question when I point to a city.</p><p> This assessment follows the standard used to create this lesson.</p><p>Reflection: What skills do students need in order to be successful with this lesson?</p><p>They will need to be able to use an encyclopedia or the internet.</p><p> How will you follow up or extend this lesson?</p><p>I will have students create a simple map of their city using the street names and pictures</p><p>they found during their research.</p><p>EDEL 453 Spring 2012 Karen Powell Instructor Submitted by: Melissa Ramirez and</p><p>Rosalee Swezey</p></li><li><p>8/2/2019 Geography unit lesson plan</p><p> 2/2</p><p>Title of Unit: Maps, Globes and other geographic tools Lesson Plan# 4 out of 6</p><p>Title of Lesson: States and Cities</p><p> What can you do for students who don't grasp the concepts?When I partner students I will place high, medium and low students together in a group.</p><p> Where do yo anticipate having problems with this lesson?</p><p>I anticipate some problems might be during the research portion of the lesson. Studentsmight have trouble finding street names of the different required locations.</p><p>Materials:</p><p> Computers</p><p> Encyclopedias</p><p> Map of the United States</p><p>EDEL 453 Spring 2012 Karen Powell Instructor Submitted by: Melissa Ramirez and</p><p>Rosalee Swezey</p></li></ul>