Wednesday, October 17, 2012


Go to the link on the left that says U.S. Census. Scroll to the bottom when the page opens and click on population pyramid. Look at the one for the 2012 United States. Compare and contrast it to the 2050 population pyramid.  Let me know what you think!!!!  Amazing isn't it?

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

S.P.I. 7.3.20 Interpret a Population Pyramid

Students will interpret a population pyramid and apply the information to a real life situation.
  • Students will correctly label and color pyramid. Students will pass quiz at the end of lesson with 80% accuracy. 
  • Exemplar will be shown to demonstrate mastery of objective.
  • Prior learning will be established through questioning strategies and vocabulary.
Best Practices:
  • Buddy Check cards will used to reinforce higher order thinking skills and reinforce content clarity.
  • Differentiation will be exhibited through the various methods of learning styles- visual , auditory, kinesthetic.
  • Students will be given multiple ways to engage content through webquests, various websites, interactive materials, and hands-on activities.