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JamesMadisonUniversityCollegeofEducation

SocialStudiesLessonPlanFormat
MSSE570,571Cude/TaylorJaffee

Name:
DominicRutan
Date:
10/13/2015
circleone:

Original
/Revision
Subject/Class:
WorldHistoryI
GradeLevel:
Ninth
Topic:
RomanMythology

EssentialQuestion(s)/BigIdeas:

Whydosocietiespracticereligion?
HowdoesRomanmythologydifferfromGreekmythology?

SOLs/Standardsaddressed(
#&letter
):
NCSSStrandsaddressed:

WHI6.b:
NCSSV
:

Thestudentwilldemonstrateknowledgeof
Socialstudiesteachersshouldpossessthe
ancientRomefromabout700
B
.
C
.(
B
.
C
.
E
.)to500
knowledge,capabilities,anddispositionsto
A
.
D
.(
C
.
E
.)intermsofitsimpactonWestern
organizeandprovideinstructionatthe
civilizationby
describingRomanmythologyand
appropriateschoollevelforthestudyof
religion.
interactionsamongIndividuals,Groups,and

Institutions.

LearningOutcomes/Objectives&Assessmentchart
:

LearningOutcomes/Objectives:
Assessment:Howwillyouknowtheyknow?
U1:
Studentswillunderstandthatreligions
borrowelementsfromotherreligionsorare
influencedbyotherreligions.

Studentswilldemonstratetheirmasteryof
U1
by
beingabletosuccessfullycontrastGreekandRoman
mythologyinthe
ExitTicket
andhighlightingthe
differencesbetweenGreekgodsandtheirRoman
adoptionsinthe
Jigsaw
.
K1:
Studentswillknowmythologyisused Studentswilldemonstratetheirknowledgeof
K1
by
toexplainnaturalphenomena,human
successfullyansweringquestionsposedduringthe
qualities,andlifeevents.
Kahootreviewgame
.
K2:
StudentswillknowkeyRomangods:
Studentswilldemonstratetheirmasteryof
K2
by
Janus,Vesta,Jupiter,Juno,Apollo,Minerva, successfullyansweringquestionsposedduringthe
Diana,
Kahootreviewgame
.Studentswillhavetohold
eachotheraccountableinordertoobtaincontenton
individualRomangods.
K3:
StudentswillknowVirgilandthetales Studentswilldemonstratetheirmasteryof
K3
by
ofthe
Aeneid
.
beingabletovocallyanswerquestionsposedbythe
Dept.ofMiddle,Secondary,andMathEducation
modifiedbyDr.Cude&Dr.TaylorJaffee9/14

D1:
SWBAT

compare
thedifferences
betweentheGreekandRoman
religion/mythology.

D2:SWBAT
evaluate
Romanmythologys
impactonRomansociety.

V1:SW
appreciatehavingtheopportunity
tolearnbythemselvesandwiththeirpeers.

teacherduringthe
InteractiveNotebook
regardingthe
Aeneidanditssignificance.
Studentswilldemonstratetheirabilitytoobserve
differencesinGreekandRomanmythologiesby
completingthe
exitticket,
whichspecificallyasks
studentstocontrastRomanandGreekmythologies.
Studentswilldemonstratetheirabilitytoevaluatethe
impactofRomanmythologyontheRepublics
society

bybeingabletovocallyanswerquestions
posedbytheteacherduringthe
InteractiveNotebook
.
Observedbyteacher.

BackgroundContentOverview/Justification:

RomanmythologyisanimportantearlylessontoteachinourRomanRepublicunitbecauseit
providesanopportunitytocontinuetobuildontheexpositionoftheRepublic.WeseealotofGreek
influenceinRomancultureandmythology,butthislessonallowsustodistinguishhowRoman
mythologyadaptedandthendifferedfromGreekmythology.TeachingRomanmythologynotonly
providesanopportunitytodiscusstheoriginsofRomancultureanditsbeliefs,butitalsoallowsusto
lookathowRomanmythologyimpactedthedevelopmentofsocietyandtheprincipleswhichthe
Republicwouldbefoundedon.Thislessonwouldideallybenicefollowuptoanintroductorylesson
onRome,whichwouldintroducethetaleofRomulusandRemus.

InstructionalPlan
:

Lesson
WhattheTeacherWillDo
Components

&
TimeFrame
(examples)
Appetizer
5min.

Teacherwillbeginclasswithtakingstudentseithertoacomputerlabor
makingsureeachstudenthasalaptopfromamobilecart.Studentswillthen
pulloutasheetofpaper,writetheirfirstandlastname,andanswerthe
followingquestionsforwarmup:

Whatdowecallthebeliefinmanygods?

Homerwrotethe______________andthe_________________.
Name3famousGreekgodsandwhattheyweregodsof.
HowdidGreekmythologydifferfromotherancientpolytheisticreligions?

TheappetizerismeanttoserveasareviewofGreekmythologyinorderto
Dept.ofMiddle,Secondary,andMathEducation
modifiedbyDr.Cude&Dr.TaylorJaffee9/14


Jigsaw
45min.

Interactive
Notebook
20min.

KahootReview
Game
15min.

preparestudentsfordiscussingRomanmythology.
Forhalftheclass,teacherwillhavestudentscompletea
RomanDeities
Speeddate
graphicorganizer.Teacherwilldividetheclassintosixpre
selectedgroups,asevenlyaspossible.Theseinitialgroupswillberesponsible
forresearchingoneofthesixRomangodsatthecomputerlaboronlaptops.
Thisresearchperiodwilllastfor1015minutes.Teacherwillthenassigna
secondseriesofpreselectedgroups.Inthesegroups,eachstudentwillbe
responsibleforsharingcontentontheRomangodtheyresearched.Thisperiod
willlast1520minutes.Fortherestoftheexercise,theteacherwillgooverthe
graphicorganizerwiththeclassasawhole.Thisistoensureeachstudenthas
thecorrectinformationoransweranyadditionalquestions.
Adaption/Differentiation:Teacherwilldifferentiatethisassignmentby
providingadditionalsupportandinstructionsforstudentswhorequireitduring
theresearchperiodoftheexercise.Teacherwillprovideanexampleof
Pluto
priortostudentstrythisassignmentontheirownsotheyhaveareference.
Duringthejigsawperiodoftheexercise,teacherwillwalktoeachgroupand
facilitatethedialogueandassiststudentsthatmaybereluctanttospeakin
groupsettings.Teacherwillhavepreselectedgroupsforboththeresearch
periodandjigsawperiodoftheexercise.Researchgroupswillmixstudents
thatarestruggling,atlevel,andadvanced.
Teacherwillprovideaninteractiveinstructionalperiod,inwhichstudentsand
teacherexploreaspectsofRomanmythologyindepth.Teacherandstudents
willreviewkeyvocabularyandthetaleofRomulusandRemusfromthe
previousclass.TeacherwillcoveroriginalRomangods,Romanadaptationof
Greekmythology,Romanmythologyinliterature,andhowreligionimpacted
Romansociety.Teacherwillaskquestions:
Whatdoespolytheismmean?
WhatotherpolytheisticreligionshaveweseeninAncientHistory?
Whydosocietiespracticereligion?
BasedonthetaleofRomulusandRemus,whatprincipleswasRomefounded
on?
WhydoyouthinkRomeborrowedsomanyelementsfromGreek
mythology?
Basedonthevideowejustwatched,whatisthesignificanceofthe
Aeneid
?
WhatimpactdidRomanmythologyhaveonthedevelopmentofRomansocial
stratification?
Adaption/Differentiation:Thisinteractivenotebookdifferentiatesbyincluding
picturesandvideosforvisuallearners,andcriticalthinkingquestionsfor
studentsthatneedtobechallenged.
Teacherwillaskstudentstousetheircellphonesinordertoparticipatein
playinga
Kahoot
game.Ifastudentdoesnothaveacellphoneortablet,they
maypartnerwithaclassmateinordertoparticipate.Theteacherwillread
aloudeachquestion,andstudentswillhave20secondstorespondtoeach

Dept.ofMiddle,Secondary,andMathEducation
modifiedbyDr.Cude&Dr.TaylorJaffee9/14

ExitTicket
5min.

question.Dependingonthescoresforeachquestion,teachermayneedto
provideadditionalinstruction.

link:https://create.kahoot.it/#quiz/d040e3515e9b47009196a41bb6c45e45
Teacherwillendclasswithhavingstudentscompletean
exitticket
.The
studentswillhavetoanalyze(Blooms)howRomanmythologydifferedfrom
Greekmythologyintwotothreesentences.Studentsshouldwork
independentlyandattempttoanswerthepromptwithoutassistancefromnotes.

MaterialsNeededfortheLesson
:

computerlabormobilelaptopcart
copiesof
RomanDeitiesSpeeddate
GoogleslidesorPowerpoint
internetaccessfor
Kahoot
reviewgameand
Aeneid
videoclip

References:

contentborrowedfromJustinKings
Kahoot
and
Quizlet
resources
https://quizlet.com/12023609/romeflashcards/providedinformationonoriginalRomangods
andtheVestalVirgins
https://create.kahoot.it/#quiz/d040e3515e9b47009196a41bb6c45e45providedadefinition
formythologyandthenamesforRomanandGreekgods

Points
RubricforLessonPlans

Seefullrubricfordetaileddescriptionofexpectations.
/3ea.
NCSSThemes:
12345678910

Objectives/EQ:
w
ellwrittenEQwhichisessential,objectiveswellwrittenandsignificant

Assessment:
a
lignedwithobjectives,formative&summative

Content&procedures:

HOOK,closure,timing,appropriate,detailed,accuratecontent,well
chosenstrategies

PASScriteria:

higherorderthinking,depthofknowledge[disciplinedinquiry],meaningbeyond
school,active,integrative,ethicalvaluing

Requiredelements:

additionalpiecessubmitted(incl.powerpoint,notesheet,assessments,rubrics,
etc),ontime,strongvisualcomponent,useofprimarysources
13.515=
exemplary
(A)
TOTA
1213.25=
meetstarget
(B)
L
10.2511.75=
meetstarget
(C)

10andbelow=
needsimprovement
/redo&resubmit

Dept.ofMiddle,Secondary,andMathEducation
modifiedbyDr.Cude&Dr.TaylorJaffee9/14