Lesson Plans
Social Studies 8B 1st Q 09.10 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/07/2009 Instructor: Mary Jo Hendrickson Academics
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Students are to read pages 27-31
how did people first migrate to the Americans
what was the link between agriculture and rise of civilizations

Complete the worksheet crossing to Americas due Sept 11
Students are to read 32-37. Students will read in group activity. They will begin to fill in the worksheet Societies of North America. they will be given time during the review to complete the worksheet which will be due at the end of the discussion
Early European Explorers 49-53
Main idea: As Europeans searched for sea routes to Asia, Columbus reached the America

Students will take notes and discuss early European explorers
Students will describe the Portuguese water route to Asia
Students will explain why Spain's rules financed Columbus and will be able to describe his first voyage.
finish the notes and discussion from Thursday. Complete the worksheet

CNN student news view and discuss the week in review.

Students will then be assigned the reading for Monday