Students’ age range: 08-10
Topic: Black History Month
Description: SET INDUCTION: Teacher will inform the students that they will be playing a game. Teacher will instruct the students to look under their chairs for letters that are hidden there. Teacher will then asked the students to place the letters on the chalkboard and to arrange them in the correct order so that they will spell out the topic of the day’s lesson. The teacher will question the students as they work if they know the answer. Students should arrange the letters to spell Black History Month.
LEARNING EXPERIENCES: Teacher will ask the students to get into groups of twos. The teacher will then distribute pieces of paper to each group with facts about Black History Month written on them. Students will be allowed a few minutes to read the facts with their partner. Afterwards each group will be given an opportunity to read their fact to the class. Students will be asked to discuss the fact and look for any unfamiliar words. The teacher will distribute a word list sheet and instruct the students to write these words on their word lists. The students will then use the dictionary to look up the meaning of the words.
ASSESSMENT PROCEDURE: The teacher will distribute a semantic map to each group
and instruct them to record the facts about Black History Month that they can remember on
CLOSURE: Teacher will call upon selected students to share some of the facts with their classmates.
FOLLOW UP ACTIVITIES: Students will be asked to complete a quiz on Black History Month.