Sul Ross Lesson Plan Model

Sul Ross Lesson Plan Model 


Lesson Title: “Where Do We Come from”

Subject/Grade Level:1st grade Social Studies

Created by: Yulissa Jimenez

Lesson Theme: Culture

Integrated Subjects: ELA & Technology

Time/Duration:   5 days

STAGE 1:  Desired Results

TEKS Objective (4 components-Who, What, How, How Much)
Social Studies

TX.1.15 Culture, Grade 1 The student understands the importance of family and community beliefs, customs, language, and traditions.


1.1 (D) Students will share information and ideas about the topic under discussion, speaking clearly at an appropriate pace.

1.6 (E) The student is expected to: make connections to personal experiences, ideas in other texts, and society with adult assistance.

1.3 (B)The student is expected to: use illustrations and texts the student is able to read or hear to learn or clarify word meanings.

Technology TEK

(B2) Communication and collaboration. The student collaborates and communicates both locally and globally using digital tools and resources to reinforce and promote learning.

Students in 1st grade, will have a clear understanding of the importance of Cultureby participating in different activities, class discussions, formative and summative assessments as well as by using digital resources to reach a 90% mastery level.


STAGE 2:      Evidence of Learning/Assessment

Formative Assessments-check lists, questions, quick writes, etc. Reference grading keys or scoring rubrics Summative Assessment—quizzes, tests, portfolios, projects, etc. Reference grading keys or scoring rubrics
  • Questions
  • Quick writes
  • Fun and games question quiz.
  • Students will create a Passport.


STAGE 3:  Lesson Plan Activities

DESCRIPTION 5E Learning Cycle
Instructional materials listed – carefully selected to support learning

·         See Where We Come from: A First Book of Family Heritage: by Scot Ritchie

·         Anchor chart

·         Puppet Kit

·         Books

·         Colors

·         Scissors

·         Glue

·         Game/ Quiz

·         Laptop

Lesson hook or anticipatory set – mentally engage students with question or activity

Day 1 (1 hour)

  • The teacher will ask students if they know what the word unique is.
  • Draw a unique person, one part at a time.
  • One student will draw the head, a torso drawn by another student, and the lower body drawn by another. (Students will also design the eyes, hat, ears, lips, hair, clothes, shoes and height.)


o    Discuss some of the characteristics that can shape a person’s head/neck. Advise students that their eyes may be blue or brown, ears are large orsmall, curly or straight hair, dark skin, light or shaded middle skin, freckles, glasses or hats,etc.Theblackboard or table next to the head area of ​​the person you are drawing.

o    Discuss how differenthuman bodies might be. Explainto students that people may be thin or heavy, muscular or weak, square shoulders or rounded, etc. Talk about whatclothesyou canwear:T-shirts,sweaters,pythons.List somepossibleoptions mentioned by the students.

o    Finally, focus on the lower body (below the waist). It should be pointed out that people’s legs can be thin or short, and their feet can pointinward,outwardorforward. Dresses, high-top shoes, high heels, construction boots, balletflats,etc.Write down the students’thoughts. When you are satisfied that the students have arranged the three body parts.

·         The teacher will explain that a person’s appearance has nothing to do with what’s inside! Everyone has special talents, special characteristics.Once students understand they areall different or unique the teacher will introduce the book “See Where We Come from: A First Book of Family Heritage” by Scot Ritchie.

  • The teacher will then ask “What does your family celebrate? Does your family have a tradition? Why?”
  • The teacher will ask students “What are you wondering about this book? What are you curious about?”
  • The teacher will introduce vocabulary words that will be seen in the book such as family, customs, language, traditions, freedom, respect, diversity, holidays, and heritage.
  • The teacher will tell students to write down the words they are not familiar with.
  • As a class the students are going to try and figure out what the words mean by looking at the illustrations in the book.
  • The teacher will then proceed to read the book.
  • The teacher will stop after every page and ask students “how are they different from the characters in the book?”
  • After the teacher is done reading the teacher will proceed by showing the kids a video.
Lesson activities – appropriate level of difficulty/ maximize engagement

·       Accommodation & differentiation strategies

Day 2 (30 Min)

·         The teacher will ask students to “imagine how the world would be if we were all the same?” “what do you think the world would be like?”

o    After the students respond the teacher will introduce the book What if We Were All The Same! By C.M Harris.

o    The students will then popcorn read.

o    After every page the teacher will ask students to compare this book and the book See Where We Come From: A First Book of Family Heritage” by Scot Ritchie.

o    Once students are done popcorn reading, the teacher will provide the students with a Double Bubble Thinking Map.

o    Students are going to compare the books See Where We Come from: A First Book of Family Heritage” by Scot Ritchie and What if We Were All the Same! By C.M Harris.

  •  Using the anchor charts the teacher will identify the meaning of culture.
    • The teacher will explain to students that we are alldifferent and that our differences make us unique and special.
    • The teacher will use a poster to draw an anchor chart
    • Write “[teachers name]’s Culture”.
    • The teacher will then ask, “who has an idea of what the word means?”
    • After students respond the teacher will then explain to them that someone’s culture has to do with the way they speak, dress, celebrate, play, and live.
    • Write “My language” on the anchor chart.
    • Model thinking outload of what language is.
    • Draw a picture of speaking next to the word.
    • Continue the process with the next words “family, traditions, food, holiday etc.”
    •  Explain to students that the anchor chart shows all the characteristics of a culture, all of the things that make us unique and special.


Instructional strategies – teacher explains concepts and skills introduced in Explore phase

Day 3 (30Min )

·         The teacher will call on students to come to the front of the class and pick a characteristic from the anchor chart such as “Family, Traditions, language etc.”

·         Ask the students to share their ideas with the class.

o   For example, if the students chose tradition, the student will share the traditions they have with their family and what they like about it.

·         The teacher will provide students with “my culture” work sheet.

·         Explain to students that they will draw in each blank square with colors.

·         Once everyone is done the teacher will ask the student to compare the similarities and differences they have with their classmates.

·         The teacher will ask the class “think about how the world would be like if everyone looked, spoked, and acted the same way?”

·         In back of the paper they will write “I am special because”

·         Students will write one reason why they are special.

·         The teacher will explain to student that every family, and country have different traditions and we all need to respect that.

·         The teacher will walk around and help students that are having trouble.

Continue lesson activities-apply learning in new situations

Day 4 continued: (45 minutes)

English language learners and students that are struggling to read will be pulled aside and the teacher will help them read.

  • After the students have an idea on what culture is, in groups of two the teacher will provide a short story book to students and a puppet kit.

·         The book will be about how the person looks, dresses, eats, talks, what they celebrate, their life, traditions and culture.

·         The teacher will assign a lower level student and a higher level student together.

  • Once students are done reading the short story they are going to make a multicultural paper doll puppet.
  • Students are going to make puppets that look like the children from the book.
  • After students are done making the puppet each student will talk about their puppets culture.


Ø  Where is your puppet from?

Ø  What is your puppets beliefs?

Ø  What name did you put on your puppet?

Ø  What is your puppet wearing?

Ø  Does the color of the clothes, hair, and skin mean something?

Ø  What does your puppet eat?

Ø  What does your puppet like to do?

Ø  What does your puppet do for fun?





Closure – students review and reflect on their learning

Day 5- 1 hour


·         Game/ Quiz


The teacher will host “What is culture” game as a review for the students to reflect on what they have learned. The teacher will create 2 teams in this assessment and all students will participate.



·         Children will research to learn important information about different cultures. The following is a culture rotation booklet with “passports” to other countries to RECORD THE RESEARCHED INFORMATION.

o    The teacher will assign a country to each student.

o    Students will use technology or library resources to research the country they got.

o    Students will color the flag and the clothing of the people.

o    The teacher will help the students with showing them where the country is. (Make a dot so students can go back and color the country).

o    The students will write three interesting facts about the country.

o    Students will draw what they like most about the country.

o    Once students are finish they will go around the class and check out (visit) the other student’s passports (country).

o    Students will get a Passport Stamp for each student (country) they visit.

o    To grade the student and check for understanding the teacher will use a CHECKLIST.



Culture Passport STAMPS




Did the student understand what culture is?  
Did the student mention the vocabulary while doing the passport or wrote it down anywhere in the passport? family, customs, language, traditions, freedom, respect, diversity, holidays, and heritage.  
Was the student able to write three facts about the country/culture?  
Did the Student participate?  
Did the student fill out all the sections in the passport?  









Get Professional Assignment Help Cheaply

Buy Custom Essay

Are you busy and do not have time to handle your assignment? Are you scared that your paper will not make the grade? Do you have responsibilities that may hinder you from turning in your assignment on time? Are you tired and can barely handle your assignment? Are your grades inconsistent?

Whichever your reason is, it is valid! You can get professional academic help from our service at affordable rates. We have a team of professional academic writers who can handle all your assignments.

Why Choose Our Academic Writing Service?

  • Plagiarism free papers
  • Timely delivery
  • Any deadline
  • Skilled, Experienced Native English Writers
  • Subject-relevant academic writer
  • Adherence to paper instructions
  • Ability to tackle bulk assignments
  • Reasonable prices
  • 24/7 Customer Support
  • Get superb grades consistently

Online Academic Help With Different Subjects


Students barely have time to read. We got you! Have your literature essay or book review written without having the hassle of reading the book. You can get your literature paper custom-written for you by our literature specialists.


Do you struggle with finance? No need to torture yourself if finance is not your cup of tea. You can order your finance paper from our academic writing service and get 100% original work from competent finance experts.

Computer science

Computer science is a tough subject. Fortunately, our computer science experts are up to the match. No need to stress and have sleepless nights. Our academic writers will tackle all your computer science assignments and deliver them on time. Let us handle all your python, java, ruby, JavaScript, php , C+ assignments!


While psychology may be an interesting subject, you may lack sufficient time to handle your assignments. Don’t despair; by using our academic writing service, you can be assured of perfect grades. Moreover, your grades will be consistent.


Engineering is quite a demanding subject. Students face a lot of pressure and barely have enough time to do what they love to do. Our academic writing service got you covered! Our engineering specialists follow the paper instructions and ensure timely delivery of the paper.


In the nursing course, you may have difficulties with literature reviews, annotated bibliographies, critical essays, and other assignments. Our nursing assignment writers will offer you professional nursing paper help at low prices.


Truth be told, sociology papers can be quite exhausting. Our academic writing service relieves you of fatigue, pressure, and stress. You can relax and have peace of mind as our academic writers handle your sociology assignment.


We take pride in having some of the best business writers in the industry. Our business writers have a lot of experience in the field. They are reliable, and you can be assured of a high-grade paper. They are able to handle business papers of any subject, length, deadline, and difficulty!


We boast of having some of the most experienced statistics experts in the industry. Our statistics experts have diverse skills, expertise, and knowledge to handle any kind of assignment. They have access to all kinds of software to get your assignment done.


Writing a law essay may prove to be an insurmountable obstacle, especially when you need to know the peculiarities of the legislative framework. Take advantage of our top-notch law specialists and get superb grades and 100% satisfaction.

What discipline/subjects do you deal in?

We have highlighted some of the most popular subjects we handle above. Those are just a tip of the iceberg. We deal in all academic disciplines since our writers are as diverse. They have been drawn from across all disciplines, and orders are assigned to those writers believed to be the best in the field. In a nutshell, there is no task we cannot handle; all you need to do is place your order with us. As long as your instructions are clear, just trust we shall deliver irrespective of the discipline.

Are your writers competent enough to handle my paper?

Our essay writers are graduates with bachelor's, masters, Ph.D., and doctorate degrees in various subjects. The minimum requirement to be an essay writer with our essay writing service is to have a college degree. All our academic writers have a minimum of two years of academic writing. We have a stringent recruitment process to ensure that we get only the most competent essay writers in the industry. We also ensure that the writers are handsomely compensated for their value. The majority of our writers are native English speakers. As such, the fluency of language and grammar is impeccable.

What if I don’t like the paper?

There is a very low likelihood that you won’t like the paper.

Reasons being:

  • When assigning your order, we match the paper’s discipline with the writer’s field/specialization. Since all our writers are graduates, we match the paper’s subject with the field the writer studied. For instance, if it’s a nursing paper, only a nursing graduate and writer will handle it. Furthermore, all our writers have academic writing experience and top-notch research skills.
  • We have a quality assurance that reviews the paper before it gets to you. As such, we ensure that you get a paper that meets the required standard and will most definitely make the grade.

In the event that you don’t like your paper:

  • The writer will revise the paper up to your pleasing. You have unlimited revisions. You simply need to highlight what specifically you don’t like about the paper, and the writer will make the amendments. The paper will be revised until you are satisfied. Revisions are free of charge
  • We will have a different writer write the paper from scratch.
  • Last resort, if the above does not work, we will refund your money.

Will the professor find out I didn’t write the paper myself?

Not at all. All papers are written from scratch. There is no way your tutor or instructor will realize that you did not write the paper yourself. In fact, we recommend using our assignment help services for consistent results.

What if the paper is plagiarized?

We check all papers for plagiarism before we submit them. We use powerful plagiarism checking software such as SafeAssign, LopesWrite, and Turnitin. We also upload the plagiarism report so that you can review it. We understand that plagiarism is academic suicide. We would not take the risk of submitting plagiarized work and jeopardize your academic journey. Furthermore, we do not sell or use prewritten papers, and each paper is written from scratch.

When will I get my paper?

You determine when you get the paper by setting the deadline when placing the order. All papers are delivered within the deadline. We are well aware that we operate in a time-sensitive industry. As such, we have laid out strategies to ensure that the client receives the paper on time and they never miss the deadline. We understand that papers that are submitted late have some points deducted. We do not want you to miss any points due to late submission. We work on beating deadlines by huge margins in order to ensure that you have ample time to review the paper before you submit it.

Will anyone find out that I used your services?

We have a privacy and confidentiality policy that guides our work. We NEVER share any customer information with third parties. Noone will ever know that you used our assignment help services. It’s only between you and us. We are bound by our policies to protect the customer’s identity and information. All your information, such as your names, phone number, email, order information, and so on, are protected. We have robust security systems that ensure that your data is protected. Hacking our systems is close to impossible, and it has never happened.

How our Assignment Help Service Works

1. Place an order

You fill all the paper instructions in the order form. Make sure you include all the helpful materials so that our academic writers can deliver the perfect paper. It will also help to eliminate unnecessary revisions.

2. Pay for the order

Proceed to pay for the paper so that it can be assigned to one of our expert academic writers. The paper subject is matched with the writer’s area of specialization.

3. Track the progress

You communicate with the writer and know about the progress of the paper. The client can ask the writer for drafts of the paper. The client can upload extra material and include additional instructions from the lecturer. Receive a paper.

4. Download the paper

The paper is sent to your email and uploaded to your personal account. You also get a plagiarism report attached to your paper.

smile and order essay GET A PERFECT SCORE!!! smile and order essay Buy Custom Essay

Place your order
(550 words)

Approximate price: $22

Calculate the price of your order

550 words
We'll send you the first draft for approval by September 11, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Total price:
The price is based on these factors:
Academic level
Number of pages
Basic features
  • Free title page and bibliography
  • Unlimited revisions
  • Plagiarism-free guarantee
  • Money-back guarantee
  • 24/7 support
On-demand options
  • Writer’s samples
  • Part-by-part delivery
  • Overnight delivery
  • Copies of used sources
  • Expert Proofreading
Paper format
  • 275 words per page
  • 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Our guarantees

Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.

Money-back guarantee

You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.

Read more

Zero-plagiarism guarantee

Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.

Read more

Free-revision policy

Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.

Read more

Privacy policy

Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.

Read more

Fair-cooperation guarantee

By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.

Read more
error: Content is protected !!
Open chat
Need assignment help? You can contact our live agent via WhatsApp using +1 718 717 2861

Feel free to ask questions, clarifications, or discounts available when placing an order.
  +1 718 717 2861           + 44 161 818 7126           [email protected]
  +1 718 717 2861         [email protected]