2013 Social Studies Fall RESA - Region 1

Session Description

During this two day session, participants will focus on Concept – Based Lesson Planning. Using the NC Essential Standards and Concept Based Unit [[#|Plans]], presenters will guide participants through the process of lesson planning that supports a concept–based curriculum framework. As participants explore and dialogue about the components of a quality lesson plan they will dialogue about [[#|best practices]] and strategies that help to promote increased inquiry in K- 12 Social Studies classrooms.

Session Objectives

  • Understand what a concept-based social studies lesson looks like in action.
  • Identify the essential components in a conceptual lesson plan.
  • Understand the process of how to develop a concept-based lesson plan.
  • Use the essential components of a conceptual lesson plan to develop daily [[#|lessons]] based on a conceptual unit.

Aligned North Carolina Professional Teaching Standards

Standard I - Teachers demonstrate [[#|leadership]].
Standard II - Teachers establish a respectful learning environment for a diverse population of students.
Standard III - Teachers know the content that they [[#|teach]].
Standard IV - Teachers facilitate learning for their students.
Standard V - Teachers reflect on their practice.



Assessment, Review, and Evaluation Documents

*Sample Units

*note that some of these units are works in progress, but will work for the purposes of this session.

Lesson Plan Resources

Additional Resources

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