Growing Pains Game

Growing Pains Game
Growing Pains Game
Growing Pains Game
Growing Pains Game
Growing Pains Game
Growing Pains Game
Growing Pains Game
Growing Pains Game
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1 MB|14 pages
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Lesson Topic: Growing Pains Game

Essential Question(s):

Does urbanization cause problems with the environment?

Enduring Understandings: [The purpose of this lesson is for students to understand…]

• Discuss reasons for the large number of urbanization and the impact it has on the country, region, and planet.

Big Ideas for Unit being addressed:

• Urban Sprawl
• Urbanization
• Population density
• Population relocation
• Allocation of resources Instructional Objectives: [Knowledge, Procedure, Skills]

Students will be able to:

• Draw conclusions based on the growing pains game about how difficult it is to maintain population within a certain amount of borders.

Performance Task(s) this lesson supports. Students will demonstrate their understanding by…
[Student-Centered Activities]

• Growing Pains Game

Evidence of Student Learning:
[Assigned Classwork, Homework, Formative Assessments, Checks for Understanding, etc]

• Growing Pains Game

Colorado K-12 Content Standard(s)/Grade Level Expectation(s) Being Addressed

• 1. Use different types of maps and geographic tools to analyze features on Earth to investigate and solve geographic questions.
o Gather data, make inferences and draw conclusions from maps and other visual representations (DOK 1-3)
o Locate physical and human features and evaluate their implications for society (DOK 1-3)

Strategies for Differentiating Instruction for ALL STUDENTS:

• Group-oriented game, that allows students to work independently or dependently depending on the skill level.
Sequence of Activities: Estimated Time (5 mins)

Students will complete the warm-up given on the board, “Does urbanization cause problems with the environment?”

(2) Estimated Time (1-2 mins)
Answer any questions regarding the previous week, or ask generalized questions regarding weekend or weekdays.

(3) Estimated Time (40 mins)
Students will follow along with the PowerPoint and begin creating a small town. Each slide will allow students to place more infrastructure on their map. As the slide progress, the task will become more difficult.

(4) Estimated Time ( mins)

(5) Estimated Time (5 mins)
Cover how and why it was difficult to put more infrastructure throughout their maps. The student will take the map home and finish with coloring or be adding more perfection it.

Total Pages
14 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
50 minutes
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