Subject: Nevada History
1. Topic-
Learning about the setting/ environment of Nevada in the 1900s
2. Content-
For the class to realize how much Nevada has grown and developed up until now, also to understand the meaning of History and what it is by reading books that relate to Nevada History and having open discussion, along with using the compare and contrast method.

Vocab: History
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1.Have fun
2.Keep the class interested
3.Make sure the information I give is simple/ easy to understand.
4. Objectives-
1.Ask the class what does History mean to them
2.As a class compare and contrast the year 1900 and 2010.
3.For homework each student will draw a picture of something that symbolizes Nevada in the 1900s./ Next morning they will present it.
5. Materials and Aids-
Over-head projector and White-board
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

Book Nevada By R. Conrad Stein
1.Sit in circle and read
2.Explain what I've read
3.Open for questions/ discuss as a class

B. Development-

1.Individually ask them what does Nevada History mean
2.Listen to all their responses
3.Tell them my meaning of Nevada History

C. Practice-

Compare and Contrast the year 1900 and 2010.
1.List how Nevada's environment was in the 1900s
2.List how Nevada is now
3.Compare both of them

D. Independent Practice-

1.Think of something that symbolizes Nevada in the 1900.
2.Draw a picture of it
3.Present it to your classmates

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1.BRING IN a picture or item that symbolizes Nevada in the 1900s.
2.Present it to your classmates


F. Checking for understanding-

By listening to their presentations
1.What they choose to talk about
2.How they talk about it
3.Does the picture or item connect with what there saying


G. Closure-

1.Tell how Nevada History has lead the way for bigger and better things
2.For examples list things they love like ( Chuckie Cheese, McDonald etc.)
7. Evaluation-
1.Did everyone participate? (yes)
2.Did the class enjoy the lesson? (yes)
8. Teacher Reflection-
This lesson plan turned out really well. One of my main goals were for them to have fun with the assignment as well as learning about Nevada in the 1900s.


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