Module 2-Social Studies 5B - Course Guide
In this module, students will learn about the people of North America and where the diverse cultures that exist in our land come from. Students will learn about the ethnic diversity in the United States of America. Students will learn about some influential and important women in the history of the United States that were born in the 18th or 19th century. Students will learn about some influential and important women in the history of the United States that were born in the 20th century. Students will learn about climate and geography. Students will learn about geography and different types of maps. Students will learn about biomes and zones.
- Crayons or colored pencils
- Blank paper
|Lesson #||Lesson Title||Objective(s)|
|1||People of America||
|2||Diverse Cultures of America||
|3||Women of the 18th and 19th Century||
|4||Women of the 20th Century||
|7||Biomes and Zones||
Module Key Words:
Anna Julia Haywood Cooper
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|Lesson #||Lesson Title||Page #||Assignment Title|
|3||Women of the 18th and 19th Century||7||Women of the 18th and 19th Century Assignment|
|4||Women of the 20th Century||3||Women of the 20th Century Assignment|
Learning Coach Notes:
|Lesson #||Lesson Title||Notes|
|1||People of America||In their Social Studies notebook, have your student explain what culture is and how many diverse cultures have impacted America.|
|2||Diverse Cultures of America||In their Social Studies notebook, have your student describe each culture mentioned in this lesson and how they contributed to the United States.|
|3||Women of the 18th and 19th Century||In their Social Studies notebook, have your student write a brief description of the women from this lesson and their contributions.|
|4||Women of the 20th Century||In their Social Studies notebook, have your student write about the women they learned from this lesson and state why they were influential.|
|5||Weather||In their Social Studies notebook, have your student explain the following: Geography, climate, and weather.|
|6||Maps||In their Social Studies notebook, have your student explain what a map is as well as a relief map.|
|7||Biomes and Zones||In their Social Studies notebook, have them explain what a biome is.|
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.
|People of America||
|Diverse Cultures of America||
|Women of the 18th and 19th Century||
|Women of the 20th Century||
|Biomes and Zones||
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.
|People of America||The People of America||
|Diverse Cultures of America||Native Americans||
|Women of the 18th and 19th Century||Women's Suffrage||
|Women of the 18th and 19th Century||Helen Keller||
|Weather||Let's Talk Geography - Different Places on Earth||
|Weather||Predicting the Weather||
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?
|1||National Geographic Kids Everything Weather: Facts, Photos, and Fun that Will Blow You Away||Kathy Furgang|
|2||Climate and Weather||Baby Professor|
|3||The Climate Zones||Kristen Rajczak|
|4||What Is a Biome?||Bobbie Kalman|
Take some time to apply what your student is learning to the real world. Suggested outings are below.