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TPACK Lesson Plan

Name and Grade Level: Japan Unit: Grade 3, Lesson 1

Title: Geography

Content Knowledge - Objective: How does the geography and


climate of Japan influence how the people of Japan live?

After completing a scavenger hunt as a flipped lesson, students


will take the information they learned about Japans geography
and climate and create a PowToon in groups sharing their
knowledge.

Common Core/ISTE Standard:

Standard 3: Geography
Students will use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of the geography of the
interdependent world in which we livelocal, national, and globalincluding the distribution of people, places, and
environments over Earths surface.

Research to Build and Present Knowledge


7. Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating
understanding of the subject under investigation.

Geographic Reasoning: Identify how environments affect human activities


and how human activities affect physical environments.

ISTE Standards
1c. Students use technology to seek feedback that informs and improves
their practice and to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways.

3c. Students curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to
create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions.

Pedagogy:
Flipped Instruction: Students will complete an online scavenger hunt,
where they will learn about Japans geography and climate.

Collaboration: Students will work in groups to create a presentation


about Japans geography and climate.

Assessment Plan: Check off which apply: Detail How

__X___: Informal __X__: Formal

___X__: Formative ____: Summative

Notes: Students will be informally assessed through observations and


conversations. The formative assessment will be the scavenger hunt
students will complete. The formal assessment will be the student's
presentation on the topic using PowToon.
Technology for Learners Being Used
Students will be using computers to complete an online scavenger hunt
about Japans geography and climate. Students will use PowToon to
create a presentation that demonstrates their understanding of
Japans geography and climate.

Technology for Teachers Being Used


The teacher will use a computer to create an online scavenger hunt.
The teacher will use links to create a scavenger hunt for students to
learn about the geography and climate of Japan.
What 21st Century Skills are Students Using?

Critical Thinking: Students will be critical thinking as they participate


in an online scavenger about Japans geography and climate. Students
will take the information they learned about Japans geography and
climate and think about how the geography and climate influence how
the people of Japan live.

Creating: Students are creating a presentation using PowToon to


demonstrate their understanding of Japans geography and climate.

Communication: Students will be communicating while working in


groups to create the PowToon presentation.

Collaboration: Students will be collaborating when they work with a


group to create a PowToon presentation on Japans geography and
climate.
Which Blooms Taxonomy? And Which Bloom Taxonomy for Digital?
Understand- Students will learn about Japans geography and climate.
Analyze/ Evaluate- Students will take the information they learned
about the geography and climate of Japan and decide how it
influences the people of Japan.
Create- Students will create a presentation using PowToon to
demonstrate their knowledge and understanding.

Essential Vocabulary: Japan, climate, geography, PowToon,

Materials: Computers with internet access or iPads with internet


access, scavenger hunt, PowToon,

Introduction/Engagement: The teacher will have students turn and


talk to answer questions about our geography and our climate and how
it influences us. The teacher will then introduce Japan and explain
the flipped lesson on Japans geography and climate.
Lesson: (developmental procedures)
Students will participate in an online scavenger hunt, where
they will research and answer questions about Japans geography
and climate.
Students will work in groups to discuss what they learned from
the scavenger hunt, and create a PowToon presentation to
demonstrate their understanding of the topic.

Modification:
Scaffolded checklist for the PowToon presentation.

Enrichment:
Students will complete an exit ticket on Japans geography and
climate.