Subject: The Apocalypse 101
1. Topic-
Survival Against the Zombie Apocalypse
2. Content-
Key vocabulary:
zombie:a person or reanimated corpse that has been turned into a creature capable of movement but not of rational thought, which feeds on human flesh

apocalypse: the complete final destruction of the world

tactic:an action or strategy carefully planned to achieve a specific end

emergency:a serious, unexpected, and often dangerous situation requiring immediate action

survival: the state or fact of continuing to live or exist, typically in spite of an accident, ordeal, or difficult circumstances

hygiene: conditions or practices conducive to maintaining health and preventing disease, especially through cleanliness
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1. Help further students' understanding of surviving in the case of a zombie apocalypse
2. Have students fully know what to do in an emergency
4. Objectives-
1.Make sure that students take this event portrayal seriously
2.Safely execute the lesson activity
3.Use this as an educational lesson, not a frivolous and silly game
5. Materials and Aids-
Laptops/electronic devices for researching.
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

[Note: one period is 2 hours]
1.Introduce the topic of the apocalyptic event of a zombie attack.
2.Introduce the project of reenacting the event

B. Development- examples of how/what to research
2.break up into groups of 5-7 people [Note: there are about 30 students per class]
3. Students will research with their group
4.Students will research for part of the period
5.Students will spend 45 minutes preparing props and a short script on what they learned
6.Students will take notes on other students' presentations

C. Practice-

1.Students will talk with group about how they think they did and compare notes of other groups

D. Independent Practice-

1.Students will reflect on themselves and their group
2.Students will write down some things that they did well or did bad during their presentation
3.Students will self grade themselves on a rubric and turn in their script, reflection and self rubric [students will receive rubric back with teacher notes/grades added]

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-


F. Checking for understanding-

1.Students will create their own assessment and trade with other students in their group and/or other students based off of their research [Note: this will test the groups understanding and whether or not the other students in the class took notes on their reenactment]

G. Closure-

1.Students will draw a picture that summarizes what they have learned from their group and/or other groups through research knowledge
Teacher Reflection-
The students were exited when they first heard about the project. They worked diligently and responsibly during the process of the project.

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