Students will sort Lucky Charms based on shapes, using a table to record the answers.
Language Arts, Technology
In this lesson, the student will prove whether a text is fact or fiction, discuss the main idea in the story Alphabet Mystery by Audrey Wood and complete a snake alphabet worksheet.
Students will learn to classify animals through research and reference presentations. Students will work in collaborative groups, present findings and self-correct.
Mathematics, Physical Education
Using reps and max of weightlifting, students will create a frequency table and compute the mean, median and mode.
Students will work in groups of two to measure pH of freshwater system when crayfish are present in water sample. A control will be set-up and the biology of the crayfish will studied. The pH should increase as the crayfish releases ammonia as a waste product. (Ammonia is a base)
Mathematics, Social Studies
In this lesson, the student will learn to compare and contrast between different coins. Using hands-on examples, a document camera to review as a class and presentation software (PowerPoint or Keynote) or video editing software (iMovie or Movie Maker).
Students will work in heterogeneous groups of three or four to create a news presentation on an assigned group of people involved in the Holocaust. Groups will research information from a website to highlight important details to use in their presentation. Groups will use the information to create a news presentation. Each group will present their news clip to the class while the class takes noted on the details and important information regarding each topic.
It takes energy to change the motion of objects. Energy change is understood by force- a push or pull. Some forces act through physical contact, while others act at a distance. The student will understand what force, push and pull is.
Health, Language Arts
Students will complete a writing activity based on the prompt: "How I felt on the first day of school" using photos of different emotions.
This is a review lesson after the students have already learned about representing fractions. The student will find the fraction of colors in a bite size bag of skittles. They will then predict and discover what color there is the most of in the whole class.
Students will work in mixed-ability groups of three or four to create a documentary on an assigned period of time during the Holocaust. Groups will research information from a provided website to highlight important details to use in their presentation. Groups will use the information to create a documentary. Each group will present their documentary (in video or live form) to the class while the class takes notes on the details and important information regarding each time period.