1. Topic-
Westward Bound
2. Content-
covered wagon
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1.To teach the importance of survival.
2.To teach why settlers moved west.
3.To teach how the moving west came about.
4. Objectives-
Describes advances in transportation in the part of the nineteenth century and how they aided westward expansion.
5. Materials and Aids-
White Board
Dry Erase marker
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1.Read Chapter 10 Section 2 Out loud.
2.Take notes over chapter.
Take a quiz.
3.Do the covered wagon activity.

B. Development-

1.Write the 18 items on the board for the students.
2.Ask the students what items they want to leave and have them choose 8. Also have the students tell you why they chose to leave them.
3.Have the students pick two items they find the most important and ask them to tell you why.

C. Practice-

1.Reading the chapter outloud using Blooms Taxonomy.
2.Taking notes and answering questions while discussing the chapter.

D. Independent Practice-

Taking the quiz.

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1.Used the white board for the list.
2.Read the list.
3.Read the chapter out loud.

F. Checking for understanding-

1.Summative assessment used took quiz.
2.Formal assessment used students took notes and handed them in.
3.Informal assessment discussed the chapter.
4.Informal assessment students answered questions during the reading out loud.

G. Closure-

1.Students explain their choices.
2.Students turn in their papers and their quiz.
7. Evaluation-
Students enjoyed making their list to leave behind and why they left it behind on the covered wagon trip. Also they decided what two things were most important to keep and why. The students really had some creative answers and put some thought into it.
8. Teacher Reflection-
All went smoothly until we ran out of time finishing the discussion for the lesson.

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