Social Studies 3: Module 5 - Course Guide

Module Overview:

Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 Creating a Frontier Town pen or pencil
crayons or colored pencils
crafting supplies (optional)
2 Characteristics of Good Citizenship None
3 Actions of Good Citizens pen or pencil;

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Creating a Frontier Town
  1. Identify specialized jobs within developing frontier towns.
  2. Design your own frontier town.
2 Characteristics of Good Citizenship
  1. Connect the rights of a citizen to the responsibilities of citizenship.
3 Actions of Good Citizens
  1. Identify and describe ways in which citizens can participate in school and community civic life.

Module Key Words:

Key Words
frontier town

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 Creating a Frontier Town 1 Jack Beem: Blacksmith Apprentice Assignment
3 Actions of Good Citizens 6 Being a Good Citizen 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
Creating a Frontier Town
  1. What role do jobs play in supporting the economy?

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

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