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College of Education Lesson Plan Template

Teacher Candidate: Teddi Steadman Date and Time of Lesson: 3/31/14 at 8:1 !" School: #oodfields Elementar$ School Science/3rd 'rade Su%&ect/'rade Le(el:

Description of Lesson: Students )ill learn a%out the pitch and (olume of sounds using a (ariet$ of acti(ities* Lesson Title or Essential +uestion that guides the lesson: #hat are pitch and (olume, Curriculum Standards !ddressed:

SC Curriculum Standard-s.: 3-5 The student will demonstrate an understanding of how motion and sound are affected by a push or pull on an object and the vibration of an object. (Physical Science)

SC !cademic /ndicator-s.: 3- .6 Compare the pitch and volume of different sounds.

Lesson 0%&ecti(e-s.:
Students will be able to distinguish the pitch and volume of sounds.

!ssessment-s. of the 0%&ecti(es:

!t the beginning of the lesson" # will assess the students prior $nowledge on sound. %e will have a class discussion to tal$ about what causes sound.

white board" e'po mar$er.

Science noteboo$" pencils" science wor$boo$" computer&internet"

Prere2uisites -Prior 3no)ledge.: Students already $now what causes sound and how
sound travels. Students will use this prior $nowledge to lead into the ne't content area. Students should fully understand the concept of vibration causing sound.

1. %e will begin the lesson by listening to two different sounds on the computer. (ne Revised 1.20.14

sound will be from a bullfrog and the other sound will be from a bird. !fter listening to the sounds" students will create a journal entry. Students will be able to describe how the sounds were different. (3- minutes) http)&&*v+,-p./dg(wP(0#12 S(342) http)&&*v+5.67dnl89:! (03;; ,1(< S(342) 6. !fter students have completed their journal entries" they will be as$ed to turn to their partner and tal$ about the differences they came up with. 3. The whole class will come bac$ together" and a few students will share what they found to be different when listening to the animal sounds. (=igh sound-low sound) /. %e will tal$ about how P#T:= describes how high or low a sound is. . %ho can tell me what causes sound* (>#01!T#(4) ?. =ow fast or slow something vibrates affects the pitch. !S@) 2o you thin$ matter vibration slow would cause a high or low pitch* ;ow pitchA Bou can always remember it li$e this" S;(%-;(% pitch. 2( you notice how the word S;(% has the word ;(% inside of it* So since we $now that matter vibrating slowly causes a low pitch" then matter vibrating Cuic$ly causes a =#<= pitch. D. 4ow that we $now the term P#T:=" # want for you to go bac$ to you science journal entry and use the word pitch when describing the difference between the bullfrog noise and the bird noise. E. 4ow lets tal$ about volume" turn to your partner and discuss what you already $now about volume. 8. >olume describes how loud a sound is. F.. ;ets loo$ at a few pictures and tal$ about the volume in each. %hile you are loo$ing at the pictures jot down some notes. %hat sound do you thin$ is the loudest* =ow are the sounds in the picture different* 2oes everyone in the picture hear the same sounds* %hy or why not* FF. !fter students have had an opportunity to loo$ at the sounds in each picture" we will have a class discussion. %e will tal$ about how the loudness of the sounds could be different to different people because of where they are placed in the picture. %e will also tal$ about soft sounds in the picture. F6. (nce we have finished we the picture" # will show one more e'ample of volume. # will place one student outside of the door (door still open) and say something to the class. The student outside the door can hear me but not as well as the people inside the classroom. F3. =ow was the volume between the bull frog sound and bird sound different* 14. The last activity will be a virtual website activity. http)&&$&schools&scienceclips&ages&87F.&changing7sounds.shtml Students will be able to e'periment with pitch and volume.

!cti(it$ !nal$sis:
#dentify at least two activities you plan to use in this lesson and e'plain why you are planning these specific activities. #n your e'planation include the following prompts) -ach activity included in this lesson plan allows students to understand the meaning of pitch and volume. Students are able to test their understanding using a virtual website that shows the differences in high and low pitch. Students are able to collaborate in class discussions throughout the lesson. I have learned from this third grade class that they excel in content knowledge when they are able to discuss the content with their peers. I allow for discussion after each new concept is introduced.

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I use the Internet in the last step of my procedures. Students are able to test using different musical instruments to see the differences between high and low pitch sounds.

Differentiation/!ccommodations/"odifications//ncreases in 1igor
The ESOL students ill !e introduced to the voca!ular" prior to the lesson. Each ESOL student ill receive a handout prior to the lesson ith the class notes. #hen the ESOL students are assessed on this information the" ill receive a ord !an$.



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