1. Topic-
Create a new country.
 
2. Content-
ESOL students will apply theories of economics, sociology and government to create their own government.
 
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1.With a partner who speaks a different language will select a location and population of the new country.
2.They will design the system of government, economic system and native language of the country.
3.Understand Diversity
 
4. Objectives-
1.Students will use the Internet to research the information needed for the creation of the new country.
2.Students will present information related to the country they created using oral and visual media (Power Point or tri-fold)
 
5. Materials and Aids-
Computer or Ipad, dictionary
markers, scissors.
 
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

You are going to work with a partner to show the use of vocabulary and to show how important is to understand differences in the world. Think about your own country and about your classmates countries.
Make a combination of two or more of those countries and create a new one using location, government, currency, flag, language, cultural aspects, economy
2.You as a partner will make a presentation to the class using visual and auditory media or a tri-fold display.
 

B. Development-

1.I guide students how to find sites on the Internet that are needed for the project.
2.I show them the different types of presentation
 

C. Practice-

1.Assist students in finding the sites they need for the project
2.Assist the students with vocabulary and translation
3.Assist the students with the use of media.
 

D. Independent Practice-

1.Internet research
2.Note taking
 

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1.ESOL students have language barriers so speaking, reading, writing and spelling software will be used to assist students.
2.Students can use dictionaries
3.Students will have extra time (if necessary) to complete the project
4.The oral presentation will be share equally between both students
 

F. Checking for understanding-

1.Daily work assessment for understanding

 

G. Closure-

1.Class presentation at the end of the project with classmate feedback
 
7. Evaluation-
1.Final project
2.Notes, research paperwork
 
8. Teacher Reflection-
This project will make students to be aware of different styles of government, society and economy around the world. It will allow them to compare their own country with their classmates' while they create a new one. They will learn new vocabulary, improve their reading, writing and speaking skills.
 

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