Salt: A World History Daily Lesson Calendar

Mark Kurlansky
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 111 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Definitions

  • Review Chapter Abstracts: Chapter abstracts are synopses of each chapter that you can use to review the reading assignments with your students.
  • Daily Lessons: There are 30 daily lessons detailed in this lesson plan. Select a new daily lesson for each day.
  • Fun Activities: There are 20 fun activities in this lesson plan. They serve as a way for students to interact with the material in an enjoyable, educational way.
  • Read Aloud in Class: Ask students to take turns reading aloud from where they left off in their most recent reading assignment. Use the Oral Reading Evaluation Form in this lesson plan to evaluate their reading skills.
  • In-Class Handout: An in-class handout can be one of the quizzes/homework assignments, vocabulary games, worksheets, or an essay/writing assignment. It's something the students can complete and turn in during class, or begin in-class and take home to finish as a homework assignment.

One Week Lesson Calendar

Before the unit begins:

  • Homework Assignment: Read through Section 3 Summary (Chapter 5 Salting it Away in the Adriatic, Chapter 6, Two Ports and the Prosciutto in Between)
Day 1 - Introduce Unit Day 2 - Review Unit Day 3 - Quiz Day 4 - Review Unit Day 5 - Test

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Section 3 Summary (Chapter 5 Salting it Away in the Adriatic, Chapter 6, Two Ports and the Prosciutto in Between)

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 1-15

1 Fun Activity from Fun Activities 1-10

Students Read Aloud in Class

Homework Assignment: Read through Section 5 Summary (Chapter 10 The Hapsburg Pickle, Chapter 11 The Leaving of Liverpool, Chapter 12 American Salt Wars)

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Section 5 Summary (Chapter 10 The Hapsburg Pickle, Chapter 11 The Leaving of Liverpool, Chapter 12 American Salt Wars)

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 16-30

1 In-Class Handout

Homework Assignment: Read through Section 8(Chapter 18 The Odium of Sodium, Chapter 19 The Mythology of Geology, Chapter 20 The Soil Never Sets On) and choose a homework assignment from one of the Daily Lessons

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Section 8(Chapter 18 The Odium of Sodium, Chapter 19 The Mythology of Geology, Chapter 20 The Soil Never Sets On)

Quiz

1 In-Class Handout

1 Fun Activity from Fun Activities 11-20

Homework Assignment: Read through Section 10(Chapter 24 Ma, La, and Mao, Chapter 25 More Salt Than Fish, Chapter 26 Big Lake, Little Salt) and assign an essay, due the week following the test

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Section 10(Chapter 24 Ma, La, and Mao, Chapter 25 More Salt Than Fish, Chapter 26 Big Lake, Little Salt)

1 In-Class Handout

Homework Assignment: Study for the test

Test

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