Sunteți pe pagina 1din 2

Anne DAmico

Lesson one Day one


Daily topic: Johnny Appleseed Citizenship: Social Studies
Standards:
2.4.1 Define the character traits of good citizens and discuss examples of responsible citizens
2.4.2 Describe the responsibilities of citizens in the United States
Objective: - The learner will create an illustration that displays the qualities of a good
citizen and be able to defend their examples.
Procedures:
1. Read Johnny Appleseed by Reeve Lindbergh to the class.
2.

After reading the story, pull up an inspiration web on the smart board.

3. Have the students brainstorm favorable traits that Johnny Appleseed had.
Create a web of all of the students ideas on the board.
4. Discuss each trait with the class and talk about if each characteristic makes
Johnny Appleseed a good citizen and what it means to be a good citizen.
5. Have the students create illustrations in paint showing them doing something
that demonstrates good citizenship. They should create four illustrations
showing them being good citizen and insert them into a PowerPoint
presentation.
6. Each student will present their pictures to the class and talk about how what
they are doing in their picture demonstrates good citizenship. Each student
should be able to describe four things in their illustrations that show how they
are being good citizens.
Materials
Smartboard
Computer with Inspiration
Computer for each child
Special needs: Special needs students will be paired with a regular education student to
assist them in their illustration.
Non-native: Non- native students will be pulled into a small group after the students
have broken off to further reinforce what was discussed during the brainstorming. The
students will also be encouraged to talk about what a responsible citizen is in their native
culture so the student can feel more included as well as introduce the other students to
different cultures.
Gifted: Gifted students will be encouraged to think of more than 5 qualities to illustrate
on their illustration.

Evaluation:

CATEGORY
Attractiveness

Content Accuracy

Use of Class
Time

Knowledge
Gained

4
The illustrations
are
exceptionally
attractive in
terms of design
and neatness.
At least 4
accurate traits of
citizenship are
displayed on the
illustrations.
Used time well
during each
class period.
Focused on
getting the
project done.
Never distracted
others.

3
The illustrations
are attractive in
terms of design
and neatness.

2
The illustrations
are acceptably
attractive though
it may be a bit
messy.

1
The illustrations
are distractingly
messy or very
poorly designed.
They are not
attractive.
3-2 accurate
1 accurate trait
No accurate
traits of
of citizenship is traits of
citizenship are
displayed on the citizenship are
displayed on the illustrations.
displayed on the
illustrations.
illustrations.
Used time well Used some of
Did not use
during each
the time well
class time to
class period.
during each
focus on the
Usually focused class period.
project OR often
on getting the
There was some distracted
project done and focus on getting others.
never distracted the project done
others.
but occasionally
distracted
others.
Student can
Student can
Student can
Student appears
accurately
accurately
accurately
to have
answer all
answer most
answer about
insufficient
questions related questions
75% of
knowledge
to the traits of
related to the
questions related about the traits
citizenship in
traits of
to traits of
of citizenship
the illustrations. citizenship in
citizenship in
depicted in the
the illustrations. the illustrations. illustrations.