Lesson Plan

The United States of America

Students will research states and tell facts about it to the class.

Students will be able to research about a particular state and present the information to the class. 

The students will be able to use different apps on their iPads provided in the classroom to research and present their app. 

Social Studies
Grades 2 – 5
All Notes
Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 The Hook

Activity: Reading

Using the state of Minnesota as an example, I will show the class how to research, find facts, and later present the information. I will use the following apps; Popplet, Prezi, and the United States History app. 

Student Instructions

The students will follow along using their iPads. 

2 Direct Instruction

The students will use the iPad to use this app to continue their research. 

3 Guided Practice

Activity: Assessing

I will help guide the students will a rubric so they know all of the criteria they need. 

4 Independent Practice

Activity: Creating

The students will create their presentation using what they feel comfortable with. Either Prezi or Popplet.

5 Wrap-Up

Prezi Classic
Free, Paid

The students will present their information using Prezi.