Unformatted text preview: Backwards Design Lesson Plan
Subject/Course: Social Studies
Topic: lesson2, Communities
Students will be able to identify a community as a suburb.
Students will be able to define the term "suburb".
Students will understand what specific characteristics define a suburb community.
Differentiate between urban, suburban, and rural regions.
To identify a suburban community and its characteristics:
not as big as a city
many homes and fewer apartments
fewer businesses than a city
homes have grass.
homes and businesses are farther apart
Students will understand there are different kinds of communities.
Students will understand that each community can be identified by its characteristics.
Essential Question (s):
What is a suburb?
How can you identify a suburban community?
What characteristics identify a suburban community?
What are the different kinds of communities?
What is your evidence of Learning:
Students' abilities to identify a suburban community by naming its characteristics.
The teacher will listen to students' responses during whole-group discussion....
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- Fall '08