LESSON PLAN
DATE: March 16th, 2010 AGE RANGE: 7-9 yrs
CURRICULUM AREA: Social Studies AVERAGE AGE: 8yrs
SUBJECT: The National Bird NO. IN CLASS: 10
TOPIC: National pride NO. PRESENT: 10
CLASS: standard one TEACHER: Ms. Roberts.
DURATION of LESSON: 15-20 minutes

OBJECTIVES:
At the end of this lesson the pupils will be able to:
1. Recall the name, colour and location of our national bird.

2.
State the location of the Caroni Swamp.

3.
State other animals that live with the Scarlet Ibis.

RESOURCES/MEDIA/MATERIALS:

PREREQUISITES KNOWLEDGE:
Knowledge of what are swamps and a general idea of the location of places in Trinidad.

SET INDUCTION:
Game on the PowerPoint projection- “Name that solid.”

OBJECTIVES
TEACHER ACTIVITIES
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
1 Recall the name, colour and location of our national bird
1. Teacher asks the pupils to recall the names colour and habital of the scarlet ibis.
1. Pupils name the bird, colour and habitat.
2. State the location of the Caroni Swamp
2. Teacher distributes blank maps and ass the students to identify rte position of the swamp.
2. Pupils identify the location of the swamp.
  1. State other animals that live with the Scarlet Ibis.
  1. Teacher asks the pupils circle the animals that live in the swamp with the Scarlet Ibis.
4. Pupils circle the pictures of the animals they see on the page.



CLOSURE:
Students identify all they have learnt from the presentation.
PowerPoint presentation, hyperlink to videos, pictures.
EVALUATION:
A worksheet is given to each pupil to sort out pictures, locations and animals.

LESSON APPRAISAL
Pupils correctly identify all they had to.


Hello class, how are you all doing today? i hope you are ready to go on a journey, a journey to one of Trinidad's tourist attractions.

Let me give you a hint, this place is located in central Trinidad. Can you figure out where central Trinidad is from the map below?
wardsAndCountiesBIG.jpg

In this mystery place that I am taking you to there lives a very special bird, this bird is the national bird of Trinidad. Can you guess the name of the bird?

Look at the picture below and tell me which bird you think it is.
scarlet_ibis_nc_zoo_40605.JPG

Look at these these clips by clicking on them.

Scarlet ibis Flyin through the Caroni Swamp
An open area of the swamp

Snake in the swamp!!!!!!