Day 3 Civics/Government
Strand 3: Civics/Government
Concept 4: Rights responsibility, and roles of citizenship.
PO 3: Discuss the importance of students contributing to a community, helping others and working together.
Empty food carton varied kinds.
Money manipulatives for currency.
Activity: Performance: student will brainstorm lists of people who help the community, as teacher write words from student ideas on the blackboard or overhead, with student descriptions of the jobs people perform.
Students will compile their ideas into pre-write graph to show their examples of each job each person performs,
Differentiated Instruction: Teachers write out a list of alphabet on the chalkboard, and invite students to write the good or, service or both that begins with each letter. Students can also label the items with a g or s to show understanding of lesson. Children will be allow to draw pictures in journals of the jobs people do (policeman-S, postman-S, teachers-S, meat-G, bread-G etc".
As an added feature, students will gain knowledge about free enterprise, and how beneficial it is to own your own store, farm, market with little control by the government. Learning that each business tries to sell or services that in which they have better than the other business through prices and goods in order to meet the needs of their customers in their community.
The students performed a classroom skit pretending to be owners of a market with empty food cartons, and teacher money manipulative as currency in exchange for items purchase. Students learn as they have fun in the process.