LESSON PLANNING TEMPLATE Name: Erin Ruth

Grade level: Second Grade
Observation: 1 2 3 4
general goals of LESSON
long term: o !no" ho" light and #osition changes shado"s
short term: o find their shado" and !no" "hat a shado" is
s#ecific goals of lesson
long term: $no" "hat o#a%ue means and "here shado"s come from&
short term: o successfull' trace their #artner "ith the chal!
1& title of Research Lesson: See (our Shado"
2& standards addressed:
)O 4& Record data from guided investigations in an organi*ed and a##ro#riate format +e&g&, lab boo!, log, noteboo!, hart #a#er-&
)O 2& )redict the results of an investigation
.omain 2e Organi*ing )h'sical S#ace: safet' and accessibilit'
.omain 3a /ommunicating "ith Students: directions and #rocedures&
3& bac!ground of the LESSON:
he' have read the beginning of the cha#ter and have all seen shado"s in their o"n life&
0& lesson #rocedures #age 111111111
time activities
+.ivide this into sections& Sections might include: Set2
u#, 3ntroduction, eacher2guided instruction, 3ndividual
)ractice, Grou# 4or!, Sharing 3deas, Summar', etc&-
dialogue
+eacher5s 6uestions7 8ntici#ated
Student Res#onses-
environment
+9aterials, Strategies,
8da#tations)
comments
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O#en letter and introduce shado"s&
Read from the cha#ter& <ollo" "hat the
cha#ter sa's about shado" #u##ets&
a!e students outside and have them
trace their #artners shado"&
: .oes an'bod' !no" "hat a
shado" is=
SR: he blac! thing that
resembles something& 3t
outlines the sha#e of
something&
: O#en u# 'our boo!s and "e
are going to read&
:4e are no" going to go
outside and trace the shado"s
of our #artners&
SR: 'a'''
: Stand on the line that 3
"rote out and trace 'our
#artner&
3n the classroom&
<lashlight and
science boo!
/hal! and the
blac!to# outside
8re the
students
loo!ing at their
boo!s=
3nterested in
the shado"
#u##ets=
8re the'
engaged=
Going outside
and actuall'
tracing their
#artners=
>& evaluation:
+?o" "ill 'ou !no" "hether or not 'ou have achieved 'our short2term s#ecific goals= 4hat did the children5s res#onses to this lesson tell 'ou about "hether 'our goals
"ere met=
8re the children engaged=
8re the' reading along in the boo!s=
8re the' having fun outside "hile learning=
8re the' successfull' tracing their #artners=
@& #ost2lesson reflection:
4hat "ould 'ou change about this
lesson and "h' "ould those
changes im#rove it=
?o" did 'our organi*ation and
materials affect the success of
the lesson=
4hat "ere some challenges "ith
this lesson= 4hat sur#rised 'ou=
additional comments=