• Bayou View Middle School – Weekly Lesson Plans

    Teacher:  C. Smith

    Week of:  February 6 - 10, 2023

    Subject: World Geography

    Classroom News/Information:

    • Yearbooks are on sale! $30

    • Progress Reports go home Wednesday 2/15

    MS CCRS for Social Studies:

    • ITG. 1: Investigate the world using spatial terms, concepts, and thinking and employing maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies.

    • ITG. 2 Assess the nature, genesis, evolution, and meaning of places.

    • ITG. 3 Contrast how regions are used to describe the organization of Earth’s surface.

    CCSS Reading in History (RH) & Writing in History (WH):

    • RH.6-8.1 Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.

    • RH.6-8.2 Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.

    • RH.6-8.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.

    • RH.6-8.7 Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.

    Differentiation:   Instruction is usually teacher-guided with an inclusion teacher checking for accuracy and giving assistance when needed.

    Day/Date

    Bellwork

    Objectives

    (“The student will…”)

    Procedures/Materials/Homework/Assessment/Closure

    TI = Teacher Input, M = Modeling, GP = Guided Practice, IP = Independent Practice

    TTW = “The teacher will…”     TSW = “The students will…”

    Bell Schedule

    Monday

    What are the 3 types of regions? 

    Investigate the physical geography of Canada. 

    Essential Question(s): How can the five themes of geography be used to interpret and evaluate North America?

    Assessment:

    Observation                     _x_

    Ck. For Understanding     _x_

    Project                             ___  

    Daily Grade                     ___ Test                                  ___

    ANTICIPATORY SET:  Canada's Geography

    2/6/23

    Procedures and Materials:

    • TTW facilitate a discussion on Canada’s physical geography.

    • TSW complete guided notes, ask and answer questions.

    • TSW practice using latitude and longitude to find locations. 

    Regular Schedule

    Closure:

    What physical features do the U.S. & Canada share? 

    Homework: Study for DCA Friday

    Tuesday

    What do the U.S. and Canada have in common? 

    Determine how Canada’s physical and cultural geography impact those who live there. 

    Essential Question(s):  How can the five themes of geography be used to interpret and evaluate North America?

    Assessment:

    Observation                     _x_

    Ck. For Understanding     _x_

    Project                             ___  

    Daily Grade                     ___ Test                                  ___

    ANTICIPATORY SET: Inuit Picture Analysis

    2/7/23

    Procedures and Materials:

    • TTW facilitate a discussion on Canada’s cultural geography.

    • TSW complete guided notes, ask and answer questions.

    • TTW review expectations of review packet 

    Regular Schedule

    Closure:  

    Review of unit

    Homework: Study for DCA on Friday!

     

    Wednesday

    Review Packet

    Determine and apply the tools geographers use to study the world. 

    Essential Question(s): What concepts and tools do geographers use to study the world? 

    Assessment:

    Observation                     _x_

    Ck. For Understanding     _x_

    Project                             ___  

    Daily Grade                     _x_ Test                                  ___

    ANTICIPATORY SET: Review directions and expectations.

    2/8/23

    Procedures and Materials:

    • TSW analyze and interpret maps, review scenarios to determine themes of geography, and review key vocabulary. 

    Regular Schedule

    Closure:  

    Review Packet Questions

    Homework:  Study for DCA Friday

    Thursday

    Review Packet

    Determine and apply the tools geographers use to study the world. 

    Essential Question(s):  What concepts and tools do geographers use to study the world?

    Assessment:

    Observation                     _x_

    Ck. For Understanding     _x_

    Project                             ___  

    Daily Grade                     _x_ Test                                  ___

    ANTICIPATORY SET:  Review directions and expectations.

    2/9/23

    Procedures and Materials:

    • TSW analyze and interpret maps, review scenarios to determine themes of geography, and review key vocabulary. 

    Regular Schedule 

    Closure:

    Review Packets will be due after DCA

    Homework:  Study for DCA

    Friday

    Prepare for Exam 

    Investigate the world in spatial terms. 

    Essential Question(s): How can the five themes of geography be used to interpret and evaluate North America?

    Assessment:

    Observation                     _x_

    Ck. For Understanding    ___

    Project                             ___  

    Daily Grade                     ___ Test                                  _x_

    2/10/23

    ANTICIPATORY SET:  Prepare for Exam 

    Procedures and Materials:

    • TSW complete DCA 

    Regular Schedule

    Closure:

    Review 

    Homework:  Have a great weekend!