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Date March 12, 2017 Student teacher Layla Obaid

Time 45 min School New world American privet


school
MCT Garnel Desravins Class Grade: 1A
Lesson Unit: Objects in the sky. No of students 15
unit/page Lesson: Just a phase.
(continuation)
Context of the lesson
This is the second lesson on the objects in the sky unit. (continuation)
Teaching goal
The aim of this lesson is the children know the phases of the moon.
Learning objectives (children will be able to)
- Identify moon phases.
- Understand moon phases.
- Design the phases of the moon.
Assumptions about prior learning
Children already know what does the moon looks like. In this lesson they will learn about phases of the
moon.
Anticipated problems and possible solutions
Children might not know why the moon is dark or bright. Explain that the dark part of the moon is just
difficult to see.
Personal focus for this lesson
My personal focus in this lesson is to make sure that the children understood the objective of this lesson.
Target language Teacher language

Phase What are the phases of the moon?


New Moon How does the phases of the moon changes?
First quarter moon How does the moon get its light?
Full moon
Third quarter moon
Reflect
Main tasks or activities: Resources and teaching Materials For whole class:
aids:
- Puzzle (Jigsaw) - 4 split Oreo cookies for each child
- Model the phases of the moon - Flashlight - Paper plate
- Small ball(s) - Plastic spoon (if necessary)
- Glue
- Cards (moon phases)
- Cards (puzzle)
Consider these grouping strategies: Consider where the children are working:
o Work individually At their desk
o Whole class
Planning Stages Within the 5-E Inquiry Model
Engage
Key Question:
Does the moon stay round in the sky all time, or it changes?
What do we call the phases?
What are the phases of the moon?

Questions for whole class:


Ask children a question about the puzzle:
What/which phase did you get?

Teacher (What will the teacher do/say) Student (What will the student do/say)

The teacher will let the children at their disk. o The children will listen to the teacher.
The teacher will start the lesson by asking the children a o The children will do a puzzle.
question about what they learnt last time about the moon: o The children will respond to their
Does the moon stay round in the sky all time, or it teachers questions.
changes?
What do we call the phases?
What are the phases of the moon?

After that the teacher will give the children a puzzle and
they will solve it.

After that the teacher will ask the children:


- What/which phase did you get?
Explore
Activities (list) Driving Question
Modeling moon phases. What are the four phases of the moon?
Teacher (What will the teacher do/say) Student (What will the student do/say)
In this activity the children will be sitting at their disks. The children will listen to the teacher
The teacher will let the children to work individually. instructions.
The teacher will tell the children the instructions before They will sit and wait for the materials.
handing on the materials. All of the children will make their moon
. phases using the given materials.

Student Communication Product:


Some children will ask / discuss with their peers about the phases.

Explain
Content Media:
- Ball.
- Flashlight.

Clarifying Questions for Whole Group Discourse:


Why does the moon shine? / From where does the moon get its light?
Why the moon change its shape?

Teacher (What will the teacher do/say) Student (What will the student do/say)

o The teacher will ask the children: The children will listen to the teachers
Why does the moon shine? / From where does the questions.
moon get its light? The children will share their opinion about the
Why the moon change its shape? different phases of the moon.

o Then she will show the children a demonstration of the


moon phases by using a ball (moon) and a flashlight
(sun).
Elaborate
Activities: Teacher: Student:

Continuation of the exploring activity. The teacher will continually walk The children will complete
around and assist students with the their activity.
activity.
The teacher will informally assess
each student as she walks around
and a formative assessment will be
noted upon the completion of the
activity.
Evaluate
Skill/Reasoning Learning Objectives Assessment Instrument
Presenting Children will present their work to their
peers.
Knowledge Learning Objectives Assessment Instrument
The children will show their understanding through checklist
exploring activity.
Teacher (What will the teacher do/say) Student (What will the student do/say)
The teacher will let the children to check their peers work. The children will check their friends and
share their knowledge of the lesson.