Kevin Epifano, 6th Grade, Social Studies 2011-2012

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Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment

Lesson Plan Day 1

Grade Level: 6th Suggested Length of Lesson: 1 Period Length

Lesson Objective(s)

Students will be able to identify important achievements of Ancient Rome.

Students will understand the ecclesiastical politics of Constantine the Great.

Standard(s)/Benchmark(s) Addressed

- SS.6.C.1.2 Identify how the government of the Roman Republic contributed to the development of democratic principles (separation of powers, rule of law,

representative government, civic duty)

- SS.6.W.1.1 Use time-lines to identify chronological order of historical event

- SS.6.W.1.3 Interpret primary and secondary sources

- SS.6.W.3.8 Determine the impact of significant figures associated with ancient Rome

- SS.6.W.3.13 Identify key figures and the basic beliefs of early Christianity and how these beliefs impacted the Roman Empire

- SS.6.W.3.14 Describe the key achievements and contributions of Roman civilization

Essential Question(s)

How do Primary and Secondary Sources help me understand History as a whole?

Key Vocabulary

Barbarians, Christianity, Judaism, Paganism, Ecclesiastic, Empire, Politics, Tetrarchy

Higher-Order Question(s)

OCPS required activities

How do Primary and Secondary Sources help me understand History as a whole?

21st-Century Skills to Increase Rigor

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

XCollaboration and Leadership

Agility and Adaptability

Initiative and Entrepreneurialism

X Effective Oral and Written Communication

X Accessing and Analyzing Information

XCuriosity and Imagination

Instructional Strategies

AVID: Cornell Notes and Group Callaboration

SIOP (ESOL) & ESE: Students will work in groups. Also, students will be given extra time to complete assignment.

Accommodations As a class the activity will be completed.

DI Groups: Students will be placed in groups according to multiple intelligences and language proficiency.

Lesson Activity/Experiences

  1. Bell Work: KWL- Students will complete a KWL chart based on Constantine the Great. The KWL chart consists of the questions, “What do you know?”, “What do you want to know?”, and “What did you Learn?” Students will only complete the K and W portion in notebook. The L portion will be completed for Bell Work on the last day of the Unit Plan. (10 minutes)

  2. Introduce students to background knowledge of Constantine the Great- Provide students with the link Have students in groups with class set of lap tops read the background knowledge on Constantine the Great and answer the following guiding questions:

  1. Who was Constantine the Great?

  2. What was the Tetrarchy in Ancient Rome and who was the creator of the Tetrarchy?

  3. How did Christianity become the State religion?

  4. How did Constantine the Great impact Ancient Rome? (10 minutes)

  1. Watch introductory video on Constantine the Great- Students will view a video on Constantine the Great that can be accessed from the following link and (20 minutes)

  2. Park It!- For a closing activity, students will take a post it note and write three complete sentences on what they learned about Constantine the Great. After they are finished writing their sentences, students will stick the notes on adhesive poster paper labeled “Parking Lot”. (5 minutes)

Evidence of Learning

Students will show an understanding of the lesson by completing the K and W portion of the KWL chart, the guiding questions from the web site, and the Park It activity.

Materials/Resources Needed

SMARTBOARD, paper pencil, Classroom set of laptops, head phones for laptops, posted notes, adhesive poster paper, KWL handout, Notebooks

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