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LESSON PLAN
Date: October, 27,14

Title of the Lesson: Pumpkin Exploration

Curriculum Area: Language Art

Unit of Study: Language Arts. Math, and Science

Background Information:
Student have been working at different centers in the classroom from the beginning
of the year- math, language, and the arts
Learning Expectations:

Language Arts Overall Expectation 1:


communicate by talking and speaking to others
for a variety of purposes and in a variety of
context
Specific Expectations: 1.2 listen and respond
to others for a variety of purposes
1.4 follow and provide one-and two-step
directions in learning centers
1.5 use language in a variety of contexts to
connect new experiences with what they
already know
Math Overall Expectation :
Measure and compare length and size of object
Specific Expectation:
NS1.5 begin to use information to estimate and
predict
Science Overall Expectation: conduct simple
investigations through free exploration,
focused exploration, and guided activity, using
inquiry skills
Specific Expectations: 2.1 state problem and
pose questions before and during
investigations
2.3 select and use material to carry out their
own investigation
2.4 communicate results and findings from
individual and group investigation

Assessment:

Grouping:
The students will come to the
science table in groups of 5 or 6

Anecdotal notes
Observation
Social objectives: attentive listening, mutual
respect, and participation

Lesson:

When students arrive at the science table check for prior


knowledge by asking questions such as:
What is this called?
Where did you see a pumpkin before?
What can we use a pumpkin for?

Mental Set
Sharing the Purpose/
Objectives
Input
Modelling
Check for Understanding
Guided Practice
Independent Practice
Closure

I will ask the students- Will the pumpkin sink or float?


-why?
-With each group that comes to the table we will be able to
explore with the pumpkin using different classroom objects
- I will graph students response using clothes pins on a white
board
-I will allow students to explore with their senses
-What do you see? etc.
-Students will have the opportunity to look at different books
about pumpkin/ sink and float

Bloom's Taxonomy:
Knowledge
Understanding
Application
Analysis
Synthesis
Evaluation

Multiple Intelligences:
Linguistic
Logical/Mathematical
Spatial
Musical
Bodily/Kinesthetic
Interpersonal
Intrapersonal
Naturalistic

Modifications: accommodations for students on IEP and ESL


Allow extra time
Work individually with students
Differentiating instructions
modelling
Personal Notes/Reminders/Homework/Other Considerations:
Check for understanding
Differentiating instructions
Classroom management- observations
Assessment

Materials/Resources:

Plastic tweezers
Googles
Magnifying glasses
pumpkin
Books: Pumpkin Fever
Pumpkin
Countdown
Pumpkin
Pumpkin
And various sink and
float text