Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Plans for the Week of 10/21-10/25

Mr. Bish' Grade 6 Science Lesson Plans for the Week of October 21- October 25, 2013

Lesson Focus: Greeks and a Scientific Explanation of Storms

Monday, October 21, 2013, A- Day  Red Ribbon Week: Wear Red
Picture Retakes 8:00-11:30

Objectives As a result of the lesson students will...
1.) Participate in Monday Morning Meeting. by working in collaborative groups to build a structure using only 20 pieces of spaghetti, thirty-six inches of masking tape, and a length of string.
2.) Review content from the previous week and learn the objectives for the coming week.
3.) Work in collaborative groups to generate a list of ways that STEM students can greet people in a professional manner.

Activity: Monday Morning Meeting Protocol

Tuesday, October 22, 2013, B- Day

Lesson Focus: Connecting Greek Mythology to Science Day One:

Objectives of the Lesson: As a result of the lesson students will...
1.) Identify the characteristics of myths.
2.) Work in small groups to read the story of Gaea and The Titans
3.) Identify the creation of Greek Gods and Goddess by the Greeks as an explanation of natural occurrences in their world.
4.) Explain why Greeks chose to use myths to explain natural occurrences in nature.

Lesson Activity: Students will have an introduction to D'aulries Book of Greek Myths, by reading the story of mother earth Gaea and her relationship to Uranus. Students will then answer guiding questions to help them further understand the relationship between Gaea and Uranus.  After students have read this story they will read the story of the Titans as offspring of Gaea and  Uranus.  Students will then explain why the three sons; Thunder, Lighting and Thunderbolt were the perfect names for the cyclopes. Students will then discuss why Uranus would throw these three sons into the Titarus.  Student will then complete terms on page 80-85 in their science text to gain background knowledge about storms.

Learning Outcome: Students read the discuss the story of Gaea and the Story of the Titans.  Define the storms terms on pages 80-85

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 C -Day
Objectives for the Day: As a result of the lesson students will...
1.) Identify what elements make a thunderstorm after watching the Video: What makes a Thunderstorm?
2.) Define terms from pages 80-85.
3.) Work In Cooperative Groups to learn about: Thunderstorms, Tornadoes,Winter Storms and Hurricanes.
4.) Begin planning Power Point Presentations citing information from their selected storm.

Learning Activity; Teacher will demonstrate how to create a Power Point: Teacher will demonstrate how to choose a slide, enter information and animate the presentation . Teacher will also model how to input visuals. Students work in cooperative groups to get the gist of their selected storm.  Assign group members sections to become experts on.
Learning Outcome: Students will choose a section to become an expert on and cite specific information they want to include in their Power Point.

Thursday, October 24, 2013 D- Day
Objective for the Day:  Work in cooperative groups and share information that you would like to see on your slide and give feedback about what should be added or removed.

Notes: 8:15-10:20 Group Lesson ELA - Santamore presenting on Eras of Greek history.

Fridaty, October 25, 2013 - No School