Social studies instruction, when properly planned and implemented, can promote responsible citizenship in elementary students. In a culturally diverse democratic society, it is important for students to make informed decisions in order to be good citizens in our interdependent world.
For this assignment, you will use the “5-Day Unit Plan Template” to create a five‐lesson unit designed for the students in your clinical field experience class. Identify a K‐8 grade level, 1‐2 social studies standards, and at least one arts standard as the focus of your unit plan. You may adapt any previous assignments in the creation of this unit plan.
APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.
This assignment uses a rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
Lesson Titles, Summaries, Standards, and Objectives
Lesson titles and summaries are realistic and creative. Standards are expertly selected and objectives are proficiently aligned.
Multiple Means of Representation ACEI 2.4; CEC 2.1, 3.1, ICSI.1.K5, ICSI.1.K6, ICSI.1.K15, ICSI.2.K7, ICSI.2.K8, ICSI.2.S1; InTASC 4(b), 4(m), 4(o), 4(p) 5(g); MC2, MC5, COE 2.4
Expertly explains major concepts from social studies that will be included to promote elementary students’ abilities to make informed decisions as citizens of a culturally diverse democratic society and interdependent world.
Multiple Means of Engagement ACEI 1.0; CEC 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, ICSI.5.K3, ICSI.5.S7, ICSI.5.S19, IGC.5.S25; ILA-S 5.3; InTASC 3(b), 3(g), 3(h), 3(m), 3(n), 3(o); ISTE-T 4a, 4c; MC1, MC4, MC5; COE 1.4
Skillfully explains learning activities, including how students will use collaborative technology in positive face-to-face and virtual local and global environments through applying effective interpersonal communication skills.
Multiple Means of Expression ACEI 2.5; CEC 3.2, ICSI.5.S19; InTASC 5(e), 5(n), 8(h), 8(m), 8(q); MC1, MC2, COE 2.5
Substantially describes formative and summative assessments that the content, functions, and achievements of the performing and the visual arts as primary media for communication, inquiry, and engagement among elementary students.
Professionally describes accommodations in assessments or testing conditions that meet the needs of students with disabilities or English language learners.
Resources, Materials, Equipment, and Technology
Resources selected are expertly chosen for the unit plan.
The content is well-organized and logical. There is a sequential progression of ideas that relate to each other. The content is presented as a cohesive unit and provides the audience with a clear sense of the main idea.
Mechanics (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use)
Submission is virtually free of mechanical errors. Word choice reflects well-developed use of practice and content-related language.
Total Percentage 100