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teacher resource A webquest for first grade students


Created by: Jackie Hamilton Courtney Nolt Heath Weber

INTRODUCTION
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Welcome to the doctors office. Today each of you will become a doctor. You will represent a team of doctors that practice the five senses. In order for your patients to have a better understanding of what each of the five senses are you must complete the task that follows.

Task
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For your task you will be gathering information regarding each of the senses that you will put into a poster to place on the walls in your office waiting room. Your poster should include information regarding what each of the senses does, and which body part it relates to.

Process
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To achieve the task you will follow this process: 1. As a group we will visit each of these websites to gather information regarding each of our five senses. These websites will include what the sense is, what body part it goes with and how we use it. Along the way we will do some experiments. http://kidshealth.org/kid/htbw/nose.html

Process Continued
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http://kidshealth.org/kid/htbw/ears.html http://kidshealth.org/kid/talk/qa/taste_buds.ht teacher resource ml http://kidshealth.org/kid/cancer_center/HTBW/ eyes.html http://kidshealth.org/kid/closet/experiments/e xperiment_head.html 2. Next, we will divide up into groups of five.

Process Continued
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3. Each group will represent one of the senses as a team of doctors. 4. You will create a poster with words and drawings. Your poster should include the following:
a title that identifies the sense a picture(s) that show the body part the sense goes with and how it is used a complete sentence such as: I _________ with my______

Evaluation
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The title correctly identifies the sense.

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There is a title, but it doesnt correctly identify the sense. No title.

Does your title teacher resource identify the sense? Did you draw a picture of the body part that goes with the sense? Do you have a complete sentence?

The poster displays an accurate picture of the body part and how it is used.

There is a picture, but it doesnt match the use of the body part.

No picture.

There is a complete sentence with a capital letter and a period that correctly identifies the sense.

There is a sentence, but it is missing a capital letter and/or a period and does not correctly identify the sense.

No sentence.

Conclusion
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Youve completed your task, great job! Your posters are now ready to display in the waiting room for all of your patients to see.

Credits
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Images: http://tomesiaingram.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/5Senses.jpg Contributors: Jackie Hamilton Courtney Nolt Heath Weber

Teacher Resources
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http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/chhearin g.html