Assure Method Assignment
Analyze the students: 4th grade students, 20 all together, 11 girls, 9 boys. 2 Muslim students, 3
Jewish students, and 2 African American students.
State the objectives: teach students about Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanza, Winter Scoliotics,
Boxing Day and other holidays.
Audience: Students in the class
Behaviors: will learn the holidays
Condition: will learn by listening to traditional songs, creating art and listening to
Degree: all students will know 80% content by the end of the lessons.
Select methods, media and materials: I would have the students who celebrate different
holidays tell about how they celebrate and what they do. I would use:
Computers, to look up information and show pictures/movies/clips of the holidays.
Books, go to the library and check out books about the holidays and pass around.
music: I would find traditional music for holidays and play them for the students.
Utilize methods: I would have each student take some notes, draw some pictures, sing
traditional songs and hang up artwork in the classroom about the different holidays they
Require participation: I would have the students be able to tell me a little bit of information
about each holiday in a test/quiz. I would hope they would be able to write at least 1 paragraph
(3-5 complete sentences) about each holiday. There are about 4-5 holidays and I would expect
them to get at least 70% or higher.
Evaluate and revise: If the students could not write about the holidays I would them with a
student who knew about the holiday/celebrated the holiday. After teaming up with a student I
would hope that the student who did not know about the holiday to be able to write a
paragraph about what they learned.