Inquiry-Based Mini Lesson Plan
“Teaching with Material Objects” – Lunch Pail
Wilson School District
Name of lesson:
Language Arts / Social Studies
K – 2
Pennsylvania Standards Addressed:
8.1.B Begin to develop an understanding of historical interpretation
Lesson Plan Procedure
A. Show a picture of the object to your class prior to visiting the Freyberger
School. Be sure to:
Determine students’ prior knowledge of the content;
Introduce the lesson and how you will motivate or capture the students’ attention;
Determine how you will assess if the learning objective(s) was/were met.
B. Follow the step-by-step procedures that engage students in inquiry based
1. Descriptive Analysis:
What is this object?
How do you know?
What does it look like? Describe it.
Who would use this object?