This is a science unit plan for 1st grade about different biomes/habitats and what the characteristics and adaptations are of the animals that live there. It is a technology based unit using resources like Nearpod, Adobe Spark, LMS, etc.Title Image: MathKnight -at- TAU, Nov. 11, 2015, Animals of Israel, CC-BY-SA-3.0
Ask the students general questions about inventions. Present the book "Pop! The Invention of Bubble Gum." Show the students other books about bubble gum. Generate enthusiasm for creating your own inventions. Make bubble gum from scratch using bubble gum making kit.
This resource gives a description of how Genius Hour could be implemented into the lower elementary grade K-2. It gives ISTE standards, mini-lesson for helping students choose a topic and complete their research. It has links for an exit ticket and rubric that can be used for lower elementary students. It also contains a reflection on what I have learned about Genius Hour in the Classroom.Resource Photo: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/
The teacher will read But I Heard it on the Internet! by Toni Buzzeo to the class. Then, students, working in groups of three, will use the "Gizmo" criteria discussed in the book to evaluate three pre-selected websites. Students will then rank the websites as Good, Better, or Best and write statements to support their ranking choice using vocabulary from the Gizmo.
This is the 3rd lesson in a unit where the students learn about a moment in history then create a geometric symbol as a quilt block representing that moment. Students will evaluate, select and extract information and fill in a graphic organizer on their topic. The unit outline is included as an attachment.
Students will list three or more types of evidence of prehistoric cultures that encouraged archaeologists to investigate the marshes around the Great Salt Lake. Students will also explain why it is important not to disturb archaeological remains.