Lesson Plans
Social Studies 8B 1st Q 10.11 Lesson Plans
Week: 08/23/2010 Instructor: Mary Jo Hendrickson Academics
Review class requirements, grading, handout books. assign reading that students will begin if time permits
Crossing to the Americas Read 27-31
Ancient peoples came from Asia to the American and over time developed complex civilizations.' Students will explain from the reading the first people and the development of agriculture and the rise of civilizations.
handout assignment due on Friday Read 32-37

Societies of North America
A variety of Native American groups were in the America's by 1500--each with it's own culture.
students are to describe the diversity of the groups and the influence of the cultures on the North
for a portion of the class students will use an atlas to and the textbook to identify the geographic features of Native American culture regions

finish notes from the previous day

Read 39-43

The peoples of West Africa developed sophisticated kingdoms, trade networks and artistic achievements.
Students will describe the geography of Africa and the continent's trade links