Lesson Plans for the Week of 10/7/13-10/11/14
Focus: Science: The Air Around Us
Monday, October 7, 2013 E- Day National Bully Prevention Day: Wear Blue to Stand Up to Bullying
Objectives: As a result of the lesson students will...
1.) Participate in Monday Morning Meeting by:
- Listening to their peers present the Morning Buzz
- Discuss content from the previous week
-Listen to guest speaker: PJ Burns as a he presents information about being a police officer, and conducting investigations, the importance of collecting evidence, not speculating, and the importance of establishing motive.
2.) Work in groups to complete their Good Food Choices vs Bad Food Choices poster presentation.
3.) Evaluate their work as a group and assign a grade for working on the poster project using a rubric.
4.) Listen to classmates STEM speeches and participate in STEM election process to elect officers.
Activities for the Day: Students will do the following:
Participate in Morning Meeting. Work in cooperative groups to complete their STEM posters. VOTE for STEM officers.
Learning Outcome: Students will complete morning meeting, elect student officers and complete and evaluate their Good Food Choices vs Bad Food Choices Posters.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 F Day
Miss Hollis- Lesson: Atmosphere Beyond Earth
Objectives: As result of the lesson students will/...
1. Demonstrate prior knowledge by completing a K-W-L chart about they know about the atmosphere, what they want to learn and and what they learned from about the atmosphere.
2.) Work in cooperative groups to read the article Beyond the Earth's Atmosphere
3.) Summarize the information that they learned about the earth's atmosphere.
Activity: Students will complete KWL Chart, work in groups to read" Beyond the Earth's Atmosphere", summarize that they learned about the earth's atmosphere.
Learning Outcome: Produce KWL and summary of article.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 A Day
Chapter 1 The Air Around Us: Pages 6-10
Objectives: Students will
1.) Describe the composition of the Earth's Atmosphere
2.) State how the atmosphere is important to living things
Learning Activity: Students work in cooperative groups to read pages 6-10 Teach composition of the Atmosphere. Complete reading checkpoint on page 7 and 8
Key Points: Atmosphere is comprised mostly of Oxygen and nitrogen. Living things need oxygen to survive.
Outcome: Students will read pages 6- describe the composition of the atmosphere and state why living things need oxygen to survive.
Homework Page 9 questions 1-4