LESSON PLAN TOPICS AND STANDARDS

 

LESSON STANDARD
Plants 1.L.1.2. Students are able to identify the parts of a plant.
Examples: Draw and label seeds, roots, stems, fruit.
Plants 3.L.1.1. Students are able to identify the basic structures, functions, and needs of plants in relation to their environment. Examples: leaves, stems, roots, flowers
Matter 3.P.1.1. Students are able to describe physical properties of matter using the senses (touch, smell, etc.). ex.-  Define solid, liquid, and gas.
Environments 3.L.3.2. Students are able to explain how environments support
a diversity of plants and animals.

• Describe types of environments. Example: deserts and what lives there
Rocks and Minerals 3.E.1.1. Students are able to define the difference between a rock and a mineral.
Example: Minerals look the same throughout while you can see different minerals within a rock.
Inventors Identify people who have revolutionized scientific thinking.
Samuel Morse • Thomas Edison • Benjamin Franklin
Systems of the Body 4.L.1.1. Students are able to identify the basic systems (digestive, skeletal, muscular, nervous, respiratory, and circulatory) and major organs. Examples: circulatory-heart, blood vessels, blood
5 Groups of Vertebrates 4.L.1.2. Students are able to differentiate between vertebrates and invertebrates, and classify the five groups of vertebrates (mammal, reptile, amphibian, bird, and fish) based on characteristics.
Examples: reproduction (live birth or eggs), body covering, respiration
• Define vertebrate and invertebrates.
Animal Life Cycle - Butterfly 3­LS1­1 Develop models to describe that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have in common birth, growth, reproduction, and death.
Food Chains 4.L.3.1. Students are able to describe the flow of energy through food chains and webs.
• Understand food chains.
Earth's Major Systems 5­ESS2­1 Develop a model to describe the interaction of geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and/or atmosphere.
Change Over Time 1.US.1.1. Students are able to use timelines from birth to present to relate self and family to changes over time. Identify ways people, places, and things change over time.
American Symbols and Landmarks 1.C.1.1. Students are able to identify American symbols and landmarks.
Example: the flag, the bald eagle, the Statue of Liberty, the Lincoln
Memorial, the Washington Monument and the White House, Crazy Horse
Maps 3.G.1.1. Students are able to identify and use map components.
Examples: title, map key, compass rose, lines and borders, roads and routes, objects and symbols
Washington, D.C. 4.G.1.3. Students are able to locate major United States political features.
• Locate Washington D.C.
Branches of Government 5.C.1.2. Students are able to define and describe the roles of democratic government of the United States. Example: branches of government: legislative, executive, and judicial
Civil War 8.H.2.3
Analyze the major sources of conflict that led to the Civil War
8.H.2.4
Associate key individuals with their roles in the Civil War
FORMS OF GOVERNMENT
state sovereignty
democracy
dictatorship
unitary
confederate
federal
presidential parliamentary
9-12.C.1.1 Students are able to explain the characteristics of various forms of government.
Native Americans of the Plains: The Lakota 3.US.1.1 Identify the obstacles and successes of the early settlers and Native Americans in creating communities.