Module 3-Social Studies 5B - Course Guide
In this module, students will learn about the United States in general but especially about their own state. Students will learn about the Pacific Region, specifically, Hawaii and Alaska. Students will learn about Washington, Oregon, and California. Students will learn about the Mountain region of our country, specifically, Idaho and Montana. Students will learn about two states in the mountain region, Colorado and Wyoming. Students will learn about Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico which are a part of the Mountain region of our country.
- Crayons or colored pencils
- Blank paper
|Lesson #||Lesson Title||Objective(s)|
|1||Exploring Your Own State||
|2||Hawaii and Alaska||
|3||Washington, Oregon, and California||
|4||Idaho and Montana||
|5||Colorado and Wyoming||
|6||Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico||
Module Key Words:
Glacier National Park
Yellowstone National Park
Rocky Mountain National Park
|Lesson #||Lesson Title||Page #||Assignment Title|
Learning Coach Notes:
|Lesson #||Lesson Title||Notes|
|1||Exploring Your Own State||As your student learns about their state have them research what is special about the city or town they live in and write about it in their Social Studies notebook.|
|2||Hawaii and Alaska||In their Social Studies notebook, have your student write 5 things they learned about Hawaii and Alaska.|
|3||Washington, Oregon, and California||In their Social Studies notebook, have your student write 5 things they learned about Washington, Oregon, and California.|
|4||Idaho and Montana||In their Social Studies notebook, have your student write 5 things they learned about Idaho and Montana.|
|5||Colorado and Wyoming||In their Social Studies notebook, have your student write 5 things they learned about Colorado and Wyoming.|
|6||Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico||In their Social Studies notebook, have your student write 5 things they learned about Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico.|
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.
|Exploring Your Own State||
|Hawaii and Alaska||
|Washington, Oregon, and California||
|Idaho and Montana||
|Colorado and Wyoming||
|Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico||
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.
|Idaho and Montana||Mountain States||
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||The 50 States: Explore the U.S.A. with 50 fact-filled maps!||Gabrielle Balkan|
|2||The 50 States: Fun Facts: Celebrate the people, places and food of the U.S.A!||Gabrielle Balkan|
Take some time to apply what your student is learning to the real world. Suggested outings are below.