Lesson Plans
Social Studies 7 2nd Q 04.05 Lesson Plans
Week: 12/06/2004 Instructor: Mary Jo Hendrickson Academics
Dec. 6

Students will complete the activity from the reading 512-514 outlining key ideas in class. time allowed is 20 minutes

Students will work on the Bias activity from page 515. A portion of this activity will be as a group
Dec. 7

Students will read : Taming southeast Asia’s Mekong River: A recipe for development or disaster. They will read this as a class. When finished each students will complete the advantages and disadvantages of building a dam on the Mekong River with a partner. When the activity is completed students will discuss their results.

Dec 8

Students will read the CNN news article: Vietnam at the crossroad. Students will either work individually or as a team to complete who control the economy in Vietnam and How is it different form the economy in the United States? Once this is completed they will work individually to write a 3+ paragraph essay describing the economy in vietnam today. Brief discussion before students write their essay

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