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Grade Level: 2nd

Topic: People at Work

Specific Curriculum Connections:

Social Studies

Sample Lesson Title and Link:


needs, shelter, wants, producer, consumer, income, goods, factory, services

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Step 1:

Also use Shahi as a visual dictionary to create prior knowledge and introduce words.

Step 2

Students discuss the words as a whole group giving examples of when they have heard the words or seen them in text.

Step 3

Students will use their dry erase slate boards and/or (Kerpoof to draw pictures of the words and share them with the class.

Step 4

Students will use index cards to match words to their definitions as a group activity.

Step 5

Students will now think-pair-share their new knowledge and vocabulary words by giving examples of real-life experiences.
With their partners, student will also choose at least two words that are the most difficult and discuss ways to remember the words with their partner.

Step 6

Students will play vocabulary relay race as they match words to the correct definitions.
Students are in teams as they are given a definition--they must skip to the other side of the room as they try to locate the correct word on index cards.