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Lesson Plans (7) A detailed description of the instruction for teaching one or more concepts or skills. Unit Plans (1)


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Subject: Arts Education (K - 2), or Credit Recovery Science (1), or Science (K), or Technology Education (K - 2)
Title: Weather
Description: Over this three-week unit, students will learn basic concepts about weather and the part it plays in their everyday lives. Students will make a slideshow presentation that summarizes the content presented about seasons and things in the sky. Also, students will make a flyer that summarizes the content presented about severe weather and severe weather safety. Finally, students will keep a daily log of local weather and put this information into a website.


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Subject: Credit Recovery Science (1), or Science (1), or Technology Education (K - 2)
Title: Phases of the Moon
Description: This lesson will familiarize students with the phases of the moon. It can be taught in a unit dealing with the solar system. It involves all learning types-kinesthetic, auditory, tactile, and visual.


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Subject: Science
Title: Objects in the Sky     
Description: In this Science NetLinks lesson, the first of a four-part series on the sky, students observe the daytime and nighttime sky. They create a journal page documenting their observations in words and pictures.
Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks
Grade Span: K,1,2



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Subject: Science
Title: The Moon     
Description: In this Science NetLinks lesson, one of a four-part series on the sky, students observe the Moon each evening and draw its shape. Their sketches are then posted on a calendar and students determine the pattern in the shapes over several weeks.
Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks
Grade Span: K,1,2



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Subject: Science
Title: Lunar Cycle     
Description: In this Science NetLinks lesson, students become familiar with repeating patterns in nature, namely the phases of the moon. Beginning with a hands-on activity to give students a tangible demonstration of the moon's rotation, this lesson incorporates student observation, documentation, and online activities.
Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks
Grade Span: K,1,2



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Subject: Language Arts
Title: Blast Off! Vocabulary Instruction Using a Virtual Moon Trip     
Description: 3, 2, 1... Blast off! Students learn new vocabulary by taking a virtual field trip to the moon, read-alouds, creating a picture dictionary, and completing a final writing activity.
Thinkfinity Partner: ReadWriteThink
Grade Span: K,1,2



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Subject: Language Arts, Science
Title: Modeling Shadows     
Description: In this Science NetLinks lesson, one of a four-part series on the sky, students construct models to demonstrate their understanding of shadows. The lesson uses the book Bear Shadow, by Frank Asch.
Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks
Grade Span: K,1,2