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Teacher Candidate: Grade and Topic: Mentor Teacher: Meagan Sherfield
1st Grade, Science

Date: Length of Lesson: School:


60 minutes

Dr. ean McDonald

!DT "600

UNIT/CHAPTER OBJECTIVE/GENERALIZATION/BIG IDEA:


This lesson plan is a#out heredit$ and ho% animals resem#le their offspring.

LESSON OBJECTIVE:
Content Learning Goal an! O"#e$ti%e

1. Gi&en a computer and %ord processing soft%are, TL' match pictures of parents and related offspring %ith a score of three out of four on the ru#ric. (. Gi&en e)plicit instructions, TL' ha&e discussions %ith other students a#out the common characteristics of their ta#les %ith a score of three out of four on the ru#ric. ". Gi&en a assigned group, TL' %rite and discuss *uestions reflecting the standard for #etter understanding.

St&!ent Parti$i'ation

The goal for this lesson is for the students to demonstrate a clear understanding #et%een parents and their related offspring. Students %ill pro&ide &isual representations to identif$ common characteristics #et%een parents and their offspring.

STANDARDS ADDRESSED:
State/Di tri$t( Co))on Core Stan!ar!

GL+ 010,.-.( Descri#e %a$s in %hich animals closel$ resem#le their parents.

ISTE Stan!ar!* +

". .esearch and !nformation /luenc$: Students appl$ digital tools to gather, e&aluate, and use information.

0#.1 Locate, organi2e, anal$2e, e&aluate, s$nthesi2e, and ethicall$ use information from a &ariet$ of sources and media.

,ATERIALS:

1. Computer (. Microsoft 'ord ". !nternet 3ccess to: a. 4outu#e: http:55%%%.$outu#e.com5%atch6&7f8,c9:/;$T8 #. 3nimal Match: http:55%%%.reonline.org.u85specials5dottieand#u225animalgame.html -. <encil

Te$-nolog. Integration

Students %ill use the %e#sites stated a#o&e to familiari2e themsel&es %ith mother animals %ho closel$ relate to their offspring. 'ord <rocessing soft%are %ill #e used to complete a matching acti&it$. Students, upon completing their acti&it$, %ill sa&e and print it out to turn them in.

BAC/GROUND an! RATIONALE:

/e. Con$e't : Students %ill demonstrate a clear understanding of identif$ing relation #et%een parents and
offspring #$ pro&iding &isual representations.

A$a!e)i$ Lang&age: 3cademic language is not addressed in !DT "600.

Pre%io& le on $onne$tion: !n pre&ious lessons, %e ha&e tal8ed a#out ho% to identif$ common
characteristics #et%een multiple things. 'e ha&e also discussed the definition of heredit$.

S&" e0&ent le on $onne$tion: !n our ne)t lesson, %e %ill learn ho% plants and animals can #e grouped
among their ha#itats.

Nee! 1or !i11erentiate! a$ti%itie : Students %ill #e paired in groups #$ pre&ious performance and %hat !
ha&e o#ser&ed in m$ classroom.

PROCEDURES AND TI,ELINE: Intro!&$tion:

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! %ill #egin this lesson #$ sho%ing a picture of m$ dog, %hen he %as a pupp$, to m$ students on our reading mat. ! %ill then as8 students to descri#e characteristics a#out the pupp$ in the picture. ! %ill list o#ser&ations on a chart paper for the class to see. ! %ill as8 the students ho% old the animal is and ha&e them tell me ho% the$ 8no%. ! %ill sho% a picture of the same animal at an older age and discuss ho% the pictures are ali8e and ho% the$ are different. 'e %ill also discuss if there are an$ changes in the second picture. (about 10 minutes)

Pro$e!&re :

At The Computer (30 minutes)

Teacher Procedures: 1. 3fter the introduction, ha&e students open #oth MS 'ord and an internet #ro%ser. (. Direct students to the 4ouTu#e %e#site. ". Direct students to the Match 3nimal %e#site. -. Monitor and assist as needed.

Student Procedures: 1. =pen MS 'ord and !nternet #ro%ser (. Go to 4ouTu#e %e#site. ". Go to MS 'ord and add the title: Matching of 3nimals. -. >elo% the title, insert a ()1 ta#le. ?. !nsert images of a Dog, @en, Co%, Cat, >ear in first column. 6. !nsert images of a pupp$, chic8, calf, 8itten, cu# in second. ,. Match the mother animals %ith the correct offspring. A. Sa&e %or8 and print.

After the Computer (5 minutes)

Teacher Procedures:

Student Procedures:

1. @a&e students pass their ta#les to another student in the class. (. +ach student %ill discuss differences.

1. 'ith one other student, students %ill discuss the differences #et%een their ta#les.

Clo &re:
To end the lesson ! %ill as8 each group, ! assigned earlier, to %rite do%n a *uestion ! %rote do%n on the #oard for them. +ach group %ill rotate around the room to the paper la$ing around %ith the *uestion on it. The students %ill discuss among their groups and %rite do%n %hat the$ thin8 a#out the *uestion. =nce each group has made it around the room and ans%ered all *uestions, %e %ill read and discuss them %ith the entire class. (15 minutes)

ASSESS,ENT EVIDENCE:

Criteria Ta#le represents clear understanding and identification of common characteristics #et%een parents and offspring.

1 ;er$ little or no representation of understanding and identification of common characteristics #et%een parents and offspring. ;er$ little or no discussion #et%een students a#out Ta#les. ;er$ little or no participation during closing.

( =nl$ a little representation of understanding and identification of common characteristics #et%een parents and offspring. =nl$ a little discussion #et%een students a#out Ta#les. =nl$ a little participation during closing.

" 3lmost enough representation of understanding and identification of common characteristics #et%een parents and offspring. 3lmost enough discussion #et%een students a#out Ta#les. 3lmost enough participation during closing.

+nough information that &er$ clearl$ represents understanding and identification of common characteristics #et%een parents and offspring. +nough discussion #et%een students a#out Ta#les. +nough participation during closing.

Discussions #et%een students a#out Ta#les. <articipation during closing.

,ODI2ICATIONS:

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