Social Studies 3: Module 11(RETIRED) - Course Guide

Module Overview:

Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 Economics: Specialization pen or pencil
crayons or colored pencils
2 Economics: Interdependence pen or pencil
crayons or colored pencils
3 The Resources of Ancient Africa pen or pencil
crayons or colored pencils

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Economics: Specialization
  1. Explain the idea of economic specialization and how it aids a community.
  2. Categorize job specialization in a community according to how the roles serve the common good.
2 Economics: Interdependence
  1. Explain the nature of interdependence.
  2. Describe the concept of interdependence through writings and drawings.
3 The Resources of Ancient Africa
  1. Examine the goods produced and traded in the African Kush nation.

Module Key Words:

Key Words
Cherokee tribe
economic specialization

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 Economics: Specialization 1 Economics: Specialization Assignment
2 Economics: Interdependence 1 Interdependence Assignment
3 The Resources of Ancient Africa 1 African Kush Nation Assignment

Learning Coach Notes:


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
Economics: Specialization
  1. What is specialization?
Economics: Interdependence
  1. What is interdependence?
The Resources of Ancient Africa
  1. What resources were used in Ancient Africa?

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
The Resources of Ancient Africa Egypt and the Nile River
  1. Why was the Nile River so important to the people of Egypt?

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