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Common Core History Lessons Plan

Free Printable History and Geography Lesson Plan aimed at 1st Grade.



Lesson Plan Process:

  1. State Learning Targets: Have your students interact with the learning target.  Students may write down key words from the learning targets (i.e. end, story, or end).
  1. Access Prior Knowledge: Show the dog pictures and ask questions concerning your students’ knowledge on the subject matter.
  1. New Information: Introduce the new information and read the story.
  1. Application: Have students draw their story (process) pictures.
  1. Generalization: Review story process and assess students learning.
  1. Homework: Assign homework.

GANAG Process: