Students’ age range: 10-12
Main subject: Social studies
Topic: What happens to the Atmosphere from humans making it dirty, not protecting it as it Protects humans.
Description: The teacher facilitates the Zoom in introductory activity showing parts of a picture for students to guess the topic. The teacher facilitates the Think- Pair- Share activity to determine what students know, want to know and learned anticipatory chart/ card. Next students will be provided with an interactive note page and a foldable note page prior to watching a video. Students are asked to take notes of the characteristics of each layer on the foldable note page. Watch It: The 5 minute video: Learning about the planet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fyfN9t_E0w8 is watched in class. As students watch video, they will take notes of the characteristics of each layer on the foldable note page. Upon completion of watching the video, students will individually create an Interactive note page with the layers of the Atmosphere labelling each correctly. https://nittygrittyscience.com/product/earths-atmosphere/ cost $5 Next, students will perform a peer review, where each will examine to see if their notes are correct and layers are in correct order. Next students in two groups read a story about Acid Rain and pollution from the site http://www.softschools.com/language_arts/reading_comprehension/science/100/air_pollution/ They use a two column note taking chart on poster board to identify the main points and supporting details from site https://www.nbss.ie/sites/default/files/ publications/ two_column _notes.pdf. Each group has to create or develop four questions excluding “why” but can use where, how and what to begin open end questions. Each group will share their main ideas and supporting details (teacher write on the board). Teacher explains to students the rubric for the activity and ensure that each group understands what they are to do. Conclusion: Debrief about the topics. Students identifying what they do not understand from the lesson. Teacher will ask open-ended questions to cement the relation between math and Social Studies. as well as to hear the students explain their understanding of the topic Teacher will correct misconceptions where necessary. Students will be given a worksheet to answer questions pertaining to layers of the atmosphere along with pollution and acid rain. Lesson 2: - Students are provided with a story about Global Warming, Green House Effect and Ozone Layers to preview for 10 minutes. Provided with concept map for students to record information on the documents. https://sites.google.com/site/alliestch306webpage/strategy-7-discussion-webs-and-concept-maps per the section assigned by teacher for group to discuss. - Teacher divides the group into a group of three and one of five. It is a CLOSED FISH BOWL. Students will participate in the Fishbowl strategy today. The teacher will have the groups swap from in to out so they can practice note taking, listening and have all students involved. The students in the inner circle will speak about the Greenhouse effect until there are not more information to be added, then they will...