Example Lesson Plan: Creating a Question of Study

Example Lesson:

Example of an introductory lesson for Case 3 "Our Communities after COVID-19,"  created by Claire Bruncke, CTE Teacher at Ilwaco High School, Ocean Beach School District. 

This lesson would be used as a starting point for a larger State of Innovation project or could be used as a stand-alone project to help students practice research skills and developing solution-based questions.

Obejctive: Students will create a question of study related to one of the 5 areas addressed in the Post-COVID Communities Challenge. These questions will later be developed and students will work to find a solution in a larger project related to the challenge.

Related Standards: 

  • CCSS.ELA.LITERACY 9-10.7: Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject
  • under investigation.
  • 21st Century Leadership Skills: Solve Problems 2.D.2 Identify and ask significant questions that clarify various points of view and lead to better solutions
  • Access and Evaluate Information 4.A.2 Evaluate information critically and competently