Lesson Plan

My School: Past and Present

Students will create a chronological time capsule of our school.
Brenda P.
Classroom teacher
Culloden Elementary School
Culloden, United States
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My Grades 2
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies

Students will be able to:

  1.  participate in shared research and writing projects.
  2. recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources. 
  3. write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points and provide a concluding statement. 
  4. participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about the history of our school and follow agreed-upon rules for discussions. 
  5. build on others’ talk in conversations by linking their comments to the remarks of others.
  6. ask for clarification and further explanation as needed about the topics and texts under discussion.
  7. recount or describe key ideas or details from a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.
  8. determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases.
  9. ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in informational text.
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Grades 2
All Notes
Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 Hook

2 Direct Instruction

3 Guided Practice

4 Independent Practice

5 Wrap-Up