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Force and Motion

Why is force important?


5th Grade
By: Nicole Magallanes
Thematic Unit Planning Matrix

Content Essential Centers Technology Assessment Student Standards:


or Questions (Activities) Integration and/or Rubric Products or The ISTE NETS and Performance Indicators
Subject (Must include at Scale Portfolio for Teachers and Students
Area least 2 Web 2.0 TEKS
tools)

Reading Is learning The students Each group will be Teacher will Students will TEKS- 110.16. English Language Arts and
about force will read assigned a different grade the be able to print Reading, Grade 5.
idea of force and students by the out their (b) Knowledge and skills.
and motion aloud the motion. They will use participation PowerPoint (2) Reading/Vocabulary Development. Students
necessary? science PowerPoint to make a they have with and allow understand new vocabulary and use it when reading and
What textbook, presentation on the their partner. other students writing. Students are expected to:
would be provided for topic given. After this, The online to copy their (B) use content (e.g./ in-sentence restatement) to
different if the grade each student will be discussion will work as notes determine or clarify the meaning of unfamiliar or
required to post a be graded from and vice versa. multiple meaning works;
we did not level, with a discussion about the a 1-10 scale, 10 (23) Research/Research Plan. Students as open-ended
learn about partner. The topics and 3 examples being the best, research questions and develop a plan for answering
this? If students will of force and motion on depending on them. Students are expected to:
force and then discuss Weebly page. how well they (A) Brainstorm, consult with others, decide upon a topic,
motion about other explain the and formulate open-ended questions to address major
subject and the research topic;
stopped examples examples given. ISTE NETS for teachers-
existing, that deal 5. Engage in professional growth and leadership
what do with force b. Exhibit leadership by demonstrating a vision of
you think and motion. technology infusion, participating in shared decision making
might and community building, and developing the leadership and
happen? technology skills of others.
ISTE NETS for students-
3. Knowledge Constructor
3a. Students plan and employ effective research strategies to
locate information and other resources for the intellectual or
Content Essential Centers Technology Assessment Student Standards:
or Questions (Activities) Integration and/or Rubric Products or The ISTE NETS and Performance Indicators
Subject (Must include at Scale Portfolio for Teachers and Students
Area least 2 Web 2.0 TEKS
tools)
creative pursuits.
6. Creative Communicator
6b. Students create original works or responsible repurpose
remix digital resources into new creations.
6c. Students communicate complex ideas clearly and
effectively by creating or using a variety of digital objects
such as visualization, models, or stimulations.

Science Is there more Students will During the Teacher will be Students TEKS- 112.16. Science, Grade 5.
than one way conduct an experiment, helping with will be able (b) Knowledge and skills.
to tell how experiment of experiment and (3) Scientific investigation and resoning. The student uses
much force an different students will use a conduct one to print their
critical thinking and scientific problem solving to make
object has? If objects to see graph on Excel to herself. She will Glogster informed decisions. The student is expected to:
there is more what the force keep track of the base the posters and (B) Evaluate the accuracy of information related to
than one-way, is. Each item trials. After they students have them promotional material for products and services such as a
do you think will have 3 have finished, they experiment hang around nutrition label;
they will have trials and have results with hers (3) Force, motion, and energy. The student knows that energy
the same force recorded data will have a data in order to in the
occurs in many forms and can be observed in cycles, patterns,
and why? If and a graph. graph and create a receive full classroom and systems. The student is expected to:
forces are Glogster of their credit. The to be used (D) design an experiment that tests the effect of force on an
different, why experiment and Glogster will be as review. object.
are they results to share rated from 1-5 ISTE NETS for teachers-
different? and they can 3. Model digital age work and learning.
with the class. count as extra b. collaborate with students, peers, parents, and community
credit on members using digital tools and resources to support student
experiment success and innovation
grade or other d. model and facilitate effective use of current and emerging
grade within the digital tools to locate, analyze, evaluate, and use information
unit. resources to support research and learning
ISTE NETS for students-
5. Computational Thinker
5b. Students collect data or identify relevant data sets, use
digital tools to analyze them, and represent data in various
ways to facilitate problem-solving and decision-making.

Math Do you see a Students will The students will Students will Students will 111.77. Mathematics, Grade 5.
pattern with receive a be given an Ipad be graded on be able to go (b) Knowledge and skills.
each force? worksheet with back to their
When a graph on the to draw and record a scale of 1- presentation or (9) Data analysis. The student applies mathematical process
Content Essential Centers Technology Assessment Student Standards:
or Questions (Activities) Integration and/or Rubric Products or The ISTE NETS and Performance Indicators
Subject (Must include at Scale Portfolio for Teachers and Students
Area least 2 Web 2.0 TEKS
tools)
measuring force of ideas on it and 10 on how an standards to solve problems by collecting, organizing,
force, do we objects. This shown to class well they acquaintance displaying, and interpreting data. The student is expected to:
have to be will also work if they (A) represent categorical data with bar graphs or frequency
accurate and describe how through an ELMO analyze the are home or tables and numerical data, including data sets of
careful? If we they measured after they have worksheet anywhere else measurements in fractions or decimals, with dot plots or
do not the force and completed the given. The and need help. stem-and-leaf plots;
measure what they did assignment. After quiz will be If they do not ISTE NETS for teachers-
accurately, to measure the finishing this, the graded on have access to 2. Design and develop digital age learning experiences and
what could force. The this online, assessments.
have caused students will students will be how many then they will b. Develop technology-enriched learning environments that
the error? get in pairs and able to do a lesson correct be able to print enable all students to pursue their individual curiosities and
solve each on an app called answers out out the become active participants in setting their own educational
graphs pattern, Stemscopes and of the total worksheet goals, managing their own learning, and assessing their own
and why they given time to take number of with notes as a progress.
do not have a reference. d. Provide students with multiple and varied formative and
pattern. the short quiz. questions that
summative assessments aligned with content and technology
were given. standards, and use resulting data to inform learning and
teaching
ISTE NETS for students-
1. Empowered Learner
1c. Students use technology to seek feedback that informs
and improves their practice and to demonstrate their learning
in a variety of ways.
5. Computational Thinker
5b. Students collect data or identify relevant data sets, use
digital tools to analyze them, and represent data in various
ways to facilitate problem-solving and decision-making