Module 6-Social Studies 5B - Course Guide

Module Overview:

In this module, students will begin organizing and planning their trip within our nation. They will write about the trip they are planning. They will recall interesting and important material you have learned this year in Social Studies.

Module Materials:

  • Pencils
  • Crayons or colored pencils
  • Notebook
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Highlighter
  • Markers
  • Blank paper

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Planning Your Trip
  1. Examine sample trips that others have taken.
  2. Choose a trip you would like to take.
  3. Create a plan for a trip.
2 Describing Your Trip
  1. Describe a trip.
  2. Write details about the trip.
  3. List the places visited on the trip.
3 Final Project
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of key concepts, such as the Spanish explorers, the European immigrants, the settling of this nation, and the beginnings of our early government.
  2. Compare and contrast colonial living to modern living.
  3. Discuss the important historical figures you learned about this year.

Module Key Words:

Key Words

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
2 Describing Your Trip 3 Trip Diary Assignment
3 Final Project 1 Final Project Presentation Assignment

Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 Planning Your Trip In their Social Studies notebook, have your student choose 3 places in the United States that interested them the most and write about why those places interested them the most.
2 Describing Your Trip Brainstorm with your student things they would like to do on the trip they are planning and discuss if they can get those things done on a 5-day trip.
3 Final Project

Module Guiding Questions:

When a student starts a lesson ask them questions to check for prior knowledge and understanding and to review concepts being taught. At the end of the lesson ask the questions again to see if their answer changes.

Lesson Title Question
Planning Your Trip
  1. What do you need to do when planning a trip?
Describing Your Trip
  1. How does keeping a journal help you keep track of things?

Module Video Questions:

When a student watches a video take time to ask them questions about what they watched. Suggested questions for the videos in this module are listed here. Suggestion: Have the student watch the entire video first all the way through. Then have them watch the video a second time, as they watch it pause the video and ask the questions.

Lesson Title Video Question
Planning Your Trip Planning A Trip
  1. How do you plan a trip?

Module Suggested Read Aloud Books:

Take time to read to your student or have them read aloud to you. Read a different book each day. While reading the book point out concepts being taught. You may purchase these books or find them at your local library. Suggested things to discuss while reading the book:

  • What is the main idea?
  • What are three things new you learned?
  • How does this book relate to what you are learning about?

# Book Author Lexile Level

Module Outing:

Take some time to apply what your student is learning to the real world. Suggested outings are below.

# Outing