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Fish lay eggs without shells in water. Revisit these questions as the unit of study develops. Growth of understanding as well as misconceptions will be revealed. Pre-Planning To prepare for the following lessons, gather fields guides and other materials that show pictures and give information about classifications of animals and their properties.
These should be displayed in the classroom for student use.
Create a visual gallery of the animals that builds as the lessons progress. The Name Game Part 1 Source: This concept can then be carried over into the study of animals, where every species of animals has its own unique set of properties.
By observing the properties of various animal species and through the process of elimination, students will be able to identify specific classifications of animals. How to play the game: Choose five children to go out of the room or to a corner of the classroom with a clipboard, pencil, and paper.
The children in the small group choose new names for themselves. These names could be any name, even names of objects.
For example, Ashlynn could pick the name Sponge Bob. The writer writes down the made-up names in the left-hand column on page 1 of the Name Game Worksheet. The children come back to the room and give the teacher their list.
They line up in front of the room. Remember, the properties are characteristics that cannot change. The class suggests properties such as eye color, hair color, type of hair, etc.
The teacher writes these properties in the gray squares across the top of the Name Game sheet. The teacher calls on one student at a time, who asks a question. The answer is written in the appropriate square on the Name Game sheet. For example, Student A: Does Runner have curly hair?
Does Aphrodite have curly hair? Does Runner have straight hair? Does Runner have wavy hair? Does Aphrodite have blonde hair? The game continues in this manner until the students have enough information to guess the identity of one student. May I guess who Aphrodite is?6. Jonathan invited a bunch of friends over to his house.
He then talked to them for hours about all the trophies that he had won, his rare comic book collection, and how much money his dad makes. Scare Up Some Great Halloween Poetry-Writing Activities Halloween is the perfect time for students to scare up a humorous poem or epitaph.
Bats in the Classroom: Activities Across the Curriculum Avery Middle School, Newland, North Carolina A Tangled Web Gather students in a circle sitting around you on the floor. Hold a large ball of yarn. Bone Up On Bones Teacher’s Guide OMSI 7 Active Learning Log Hints The active learning log may be copied and used by individual students or by small groups.
For small groups, direct the students to work as a team to complete the activities. This FREE printable skeletal system science worksheet and video will supplement your human body systems unit for kids in 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th grade.
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