LESSON PLAN NUMBER 3
Teacher Education Candidate Supervising Teacher UWG Supervisor
Caroline Erkes Mrs. Kristie Staples Mrs. Wanda Calhoun
School: Carrollton Elementary School Date of Implemented Lesson Plan: March 21st 2011
Block No.: II Subject: Social Studies Grade Level: 2nd Grade
Teaching Skills Focus for This Lesson: Using Questions and Responding to Students
Stage 1 The Desired Results
Standards SS2CG1 The student will define the concept of government and
the need for rules and laws.
Specific Learning Students will understand the need for rules and laws.
Stage 2 Assessment Evidence
Assessment Instrument Venn Diagram Worksheet
(Ex. Test, Poster,
Presentation, Picture, etc.)
Evaluation (Grading) Checklist
(Ex. Point System, Rubric,
Stage 3 Learning Plans
Materials Community Rules and Laws Video
Venn Diagram Worksheet
Sequence of Teacher
*Attention-Getter/Motivator Who has rules at home?
*Tie to Previous Learning Does anyone know why we have rules?
*Significant Actions to Teacher will play the “Community Rules and Laws” video
Introduce and Guide for the students to watch.
Lesson After the video the teacher will ask students some questions
about the video.
Teacher will be writing on the smart board the different rules
that students say they have to follow at home and school as
well as the ones that are the same.
At the end of the lesson the teacher will have students write
down a rule that they would have in their school if they were
Sequence of Student Actions
*Explain How Students Are Students will watch a video at the beginning of the lesson.
Engaged During Lesson Then students will discuss the video as a class.
Students will be filling in a Venn Diagram worksheet as the
teacher is discussing the different rules everyone must
* Explain How Students Students will be given a blank Venn diagram to fill in.
Discuss or Present Results Students will label one side of the Venn diagram “Home
of What They Did During Rules” and the other side “School Rules” and the middle
the Lesson “both.”
The students will be telling the teacher (while the teacher is
writing on the smart board) rules that they have at home and
different rules they must follow at school.
Then in the middle of the diagram the students will be
writing down the rules that they must follow at both home
Teacher’s Lesson To wrap-up the lesson the teacher will have the students write down
Closure/Wrap- a rule that they would have in their school if they were the principal.
Adaptations for Exceptional Students who are unable to completely fill out the Venn diagram
Students (Anyone who worksheet during the lesson will have extended time to complete the
requires modifications for assignment.
Related Students can use the back of the Venn diagram worksheet to write
Activities/Extensions down what happens when they break different rules and laws.
(What can students do who
need more than is in the
lesson? Should be related to
Connections to Other Writing
EQ: Why do we need rules and laws?
SS2CG1: The student will define the concept of government and the need
for rules and laws.