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Jamaica Lesson Plan

Instructor: Sharon Linde

Sharon has an Masters of Science in Mathematics and a Masters in Education

Teach your students about the country of Jamaica with the help of this lesson plan. Guide students through reading our informational text lesson, identifying key ideas and supporting details about Jamaica and discussing content. Finish up with a fun activity.

Learning Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • ask and answer questions about the history, culture, and tourism of Jamaica
  • identify key ideas and supporting details in text
  • use domain-specific words about Jamaica appropriately

Length

1 hour

Materials

  • Copy of the lesson Jamaica Lesson for Kids: History & Facts for use as a shared reading
  • Maps of Jamaica, one for each small group
  • Black, green, and yellow construction paper
  • Sample of reggae music
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Pencils
  • Markers

Key Vocabulary

  • Tourism
  • Patois
  • Reggae

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.1

Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.2

Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.4

Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.7

Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).

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