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Sarah Paramita Sound 1

Grade 2 TDL 35 mins

Lesson: What Can Happen to Sound Waves?

Unit Overview
Main Idea (Claim) Summative Assessment
Proverbs 4: 7 Making an instrument from recycled materials
The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom.
Though it cost all you have, get understanding.

In this lesson, the students will develop their

critical thinking towards the result of having
sound waves being absorbed or reflected to an

Guiding Questions Objectives (know/understand/do/value)

1. What can happen to sound waves? The student will . . .
2. Why does our voice sounds different Able to explain that sound waves can be absorbed or
depending on the place where we produce reflected, depending to the objects surround it.
it? Analyze the places where the students can hear echo and
3. How do we produce the simple echoes? why is it different from one place to the other place.
Apply the principle of producing echoes.
Time Instructional Procedures and Strategies
Beginning the Lesson
1 min The teacher will have todays objectives on a white board and the students will recite it all
What can happen to the sound waves?
5 mins Review the previous lesson about the introduction of sound waves.
- In what direction do the sound waves travel?
- Do the sound waves travel away or toward object?
- Do the sound waves travel best through gas?
- Can you see sound waves?
- How do the sound waves look like?

Developing the Lesson

12 Get the students prior knowledge by thinking about what can happen to the sound waves.
Where is the best place (quiet) to sing?
Where is your favorite spot to sing?
When you compare singing in the bathroom with singing in the living room, does it give
us a different sound? WHY?

In the bathroom, all the things there are hard matter (tile, sink, faucet, shower, etc.), while in
the living room, all things there are soft matter (pillow, carpet, couch, etc.)
What will happen when you bounce the ball to the pillow?
How about when you bounce it to the floor?

8 mins Get the students go back to their seats

I am going to introduce you with some scientist words.
Show them the vocabularies.
Absorb : sound waves stop moving
Reflect : sound waves bounce off subject
6 mins Distribute the WS
(P.S: pull up the WS to the screen, get them work independently. Sometimes answer together to

check their understanding).

Closing the Lesson

5 mins Instruction for the experiment using an empty can.
Allow the students to talk into a tin or empty can.
They may hear echo or their own voices getting louder. It is a SIGN that the waves being
Formative Assessment Differentiation
Sound Waves Can Be Work Sheet Discovery Learning: The students will discover
about echoes through the experiment using a can.
Mini whiteboard,
A Can.