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PIONEER LIFE By: Patricia Johnson Computers in the Classroom
Second Grade Social Studies Students will explore the lives of early pioneers by listening and reading about pioneers, constructing models of log cabins and covered wagons, playing games which were popular with pioneer children and creating crafts typically made by pioneers.
What was life like for the early pioneers? Unit Questions How did pioneer families meet basic needs? What were pioneer homes like? What was life like for children? Who were some famous pioneers?
Objectives: The student will be able to Recognize the struggles and hardships associated with pioneering Recognize the lifestyle of pioneer children Describe some of the major differences between the life of a pioneer and their own Identify famous pioneers
State objectives: Students will be able to: Social Studies Skills – obtain information about a topic using a variety of visual sources such as pictures, graphics, television, maps, computer software, literature, reference sources and artifacts. History - compare the similarities and differences between the lives of past and present Americans. History – identify historic figures who have influenced community, state, and nation. Language Arts - ask and answer relevant questions and make contributions in small or large group discussions. Language Arts - listen critically to interpret and evaluate.
Evaluation Evaluation will be in rubric form which consists of: Participation in group discussions Completion of projects Displayed good listening skills Participation in group activities