The Octopus

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This podcast is part of the series: Animal 2x2 by Ms. Roby's Class

Multimedia Details Title: The Octopus
Creator: Maddison
Submitted By: Jennifer Roby, Tarrant Elementary School, Tarrant City
School/Organization:

Tarrant Elementary


Overview:

Students in Ms. Roby's first grade class chose an animal to research.  Each student found a book about the animal they chose, read and found interesting facts, and found pictures and videos of the animal.  The students then created a podcast to share with other students.  This student chose to research the octopus.


Length: 1:05
Content Areas: Science, English/Language Arts
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
SC (1)
4. Describe survival traits of living things, including color, shape, size, texture, and covering.
  • Classifying plants and animals according to physical traits
  • Examples:
    animals—six legs on insects,
    plants—green leaves on evergreen trees
  • Identifying developmental stages of plants and animals
  • Examples:
    plants—seed developing into seedling, seedling developing into tree;
    animals—piglet developing into pig, kid developing into goat
  • Describing a variety of habitats and natural homes of animals
  • ELA2015 (1)
    30. With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question. [W.1.8]
    ELA2015 (1)
    31. Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about Grade 1 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups. [SL.1.1]
    a. Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion). [SL.1.1a]
    b. Build on others' talk in conversations by responding to the comments of others through multiple exchanges. [SL.1.1b]
    c. Ask questions to clear up any confusion about the topics and texts under discussion. [SL.1.1c]
    ELA2015 (1)
    32. Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media. [SL.1.2]
    ELA2015 (1)
    33. Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says in order to gather additional information or clarify something that is not understood. [SL.1.3]
    SC2015 (2)
    7. Obtain information from literature and other media to illustrate that there are many different kinds of living things and that they exist in different places on land and in water (e.g., woodland, tundra, desert, rainforest, ocean, river).