Science/ Non- Fiction Literacy
Science: Unit - Earth's Changing Surfaces
Monday, September 28, 2015 - E- Day
Closure Activity for We've Got and App for That
Objectives: As a result of the lesson students will..
1.) Evaluate their final product of the presentation.
2.) Identify strengths and areas of improvement for their final project
3.) Evaluate themselves and how they did during the project.
Students will complete their self- reflection where they will evaluate their work habits, time management, how they worked with peers, and how they contributed to their project. Students will then look at their final product and evaluate strengths, and areas that need improvement.
Evidence of Learning : Students will complete their self- reflection and group commentary.
Tuesday. September 29, 2015 F- Day
Science Lesson: Earth's Changing Surface
Pages 4-7 Earth's Inside:
Watch this video and identify the layers of the earth surface: Crust, Mantle, Outer Core and Inner Core
Objectives for the Lesson: As a result of the lesson students will....
1.) Identify the four layer of the earth.
2.) Use literature to gain additional information about each layer of the earth
3.) Determine the meaning of word using the read around strategy. Create a four square
Lesson Overview:Students will watch the video above and identify the layers of the earth. students will then use resources to identify additional information about each layer of the earth. Students will gather information and share out the information with the class. Students will then learn how to define words by using the read around strategy. Four square Vocabulary
Use it in a sentence
Synonym - Another word for this word
Identify the bold word
Read the words before and after
Write down the definition
Evidence of Learning: Exit Ticket - Identify the four layers of the earth . Define terms- volcano,continents by making a four square.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - A- Day
Pages 8-12 - Forces That Create Landforms
Objectives: As a result of the lesson students will...
1.) Identify and distinguish between oceanic and continental plates
2.) Explain what happens when a oceanic plates and continental plates collide.
3.) Explain the process that occurs when mountains and trenches form
Lesson Overview : Students will preview the video above. Students will learn that plates are moving around the earth's surface. Students will summarize what happens when oceanic and continental plates collide. Students will summarize what happens then oceanic plates combine. Students will then watch the video below about earthquakes and how they form and occur.
Evidence of Learning: Summarize what happens when plates move and collide.
Define Terms: Make a four square for each word on pages 8-12 ;magma, plate tectonics
Thursday, October 1, 2015 B- Day
Lesson: Pages 13-18 Shaping Land Forms: