Use Of The Prediction Sheet By Filling It Out On The Smart Board

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Learning Activity #1 • When the teacher says, designated students will grab the materials from the side of the room and bring them back to their table group. • As a large group we will discuss the each objects we are testing. Objects to test (Rocks, foil, wood, pencils, styrofoam, metal, plastic container, lego, eraser, and milk jugs) • ➢ What is the name of the object? ➢ What is it made of? ➢ What shape is the material in? • Students can then grab their prediction sheet from the center of the table and fill out the name and date. • We will then go over how to use the prediction sheet and I will demonstrate one material for them as a class. I will demonstrate how to use the prediction sheet by filling it out on the smart board. ➢…show more content…
Learning Activity #2 • Students will be working with their elbow partner at their table. Before they begin we will discuss as a class what good group work looks like. • Students will then be instructed to work with their partner to write the name of each material, and their prediction. Each student must complete his or her own prediction sheet. • Groups must get the teacher to sign off on their prediction sheet. Once everyone is done, I will distribute the containers for water. We will then have a class discussion on taking turns. • They will then explore the different types of materials in their groups. As they test each material they will be recording each result. 10 mins Teacher Notes: Assessments/ Differentiation Observing I will be walking around and asking questions to ensure students understand the tasks. Students will be a completing their prediction sheet. I will make sure students record each result. Learning Activity #3 Class discussion Did it sink or float? After everyone has completed exploring the different types of materials we will have a class discussion about the materials. We will distinguish between the materials that floated and sank. This will be written on the white board. We can then discuss what characteristics each pile had. Questions to ask during discussion • What materials floated? • What materials sunk? • Were there any materials
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