Social Studies Lesson Plans

Grades K-5

Created by ELED 4050 Students, Spring 2000

Department of Elementary Education

Utah State University

Logan, Utah

Contact Person: Professor Deborah Byrnes

byrnes@coe.usu.edu

Categories and Lesson Titles

Authors

 

COMMUNITY AND COMMUNITY HELPER LESSONS

Community Helpers

Draney, Jessica

Creating Community

Tingey, Katti

Introduction to Community Helpers

Dayton, Jodi

Roxaboxen: Building a Community

Keller, Corrine A.

The Mailtruck

Barney, Marlaina

Our Own Postal System

Hansen, Brenda

The Perfect Neighborhood

Allgood, Julie

AMERICAN HISTORY LESSONS

The Great Depression: Causes and Effects

Cook, Jenny M.

Quilts of the Underground Railroad

Timothy, Tara

The Rainforests

Stewart, Jessica

Three Branches of Government

Ashcroft, Katie & Pettit, Lori

MAPPING LESSONS

Drawing a Bird's Eye View Map

Nelson, Laura

An Introductory Lesson on Maps

Beddes, Jeri Dawn

Learning About the Map's Legend

Foster, Susan

Maps, Logan City

Sorenson, Kristi

Where are They From? Reptiles and Amphibians

Schmidt, Lori

UTAH LESSONS

Introduction to Mining in Utah

Hunt, Mary

Mountain Men: Did you Know That...

Bagley, Lisa

Regions of Utah

Lichfield, DeAnn

Utah Executive System

Harris, Chad

VALUES AND FAMILY

Family Values

Schults, Melissa

The Flag: Stars and Stripes Forever

Pratt, Mandy

Good Citizenship: The Country Bunny

Maxfield, Bobbi

Learning Respect and Manners

Mohlman, Denae

GLOBAL CONNECTIONS

Africa: Learning to Swim in Swaziland

McFarland, Amanda

Mexico: Geography Lesson

Love, John

The Rainforest

Stewart, Jessica

OTHER

Bubonic Plague: A Role Play

Symons, Cindy & Thomas, Kristi

Symbols: Creating and Defining

Beecher, Marci

What's on the Farm

Payne, Mindy