Week 10 Weekly Blog Post

Content: VA sol 2.6 The student will investigate and understand basic types, changes, and patterns of weather. Key concepts include a) temperature, wind, precipitation, drought, flood, and storms; and b) the uses and importance of measuring and recording weather data.

Students will pick two states and search the weather in this area for the week on twitter. Create a chart for seven days have students take note of precipitation, temperature, and wind speed. Everyone will be a weather man or woman to share to the rest of the class on one of their chosen location.

Objective:

The students will be able to find and analyze weather reports from chosen locations, given the use of their twitter findings and be prepared to share the report with 90% accuracy.

Pedagogy: Individual work/Class sharing

Technology: Twitter

Connections:

TPK: the pedagogy is supported by the technology because the students will use twitter to get examples of the weather from their chosen location.

TCK: Using twitter, students are able to search for their specific location and learn the selected content.

PCK:Students will share their findings on their weather reports to the rest for the class for their chosen locations.

Week 8 Blog Post

2.6 The student will develop map skills by using globes and maps of the world and the United States to locate a) the seven continents and the five oceans;

Creating a Song

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Students are able to accurately create a song confirming the 7 continents. Students should have accurately talked about all 7 continents. Students are able to talk about 6-5 of the continents. Students were unable to talk about more than 5 of the continents.
Students are able to accurately create a song confirming all 5 oceans. Students should have accurately talked about all 5 oceans. Students were able to talk about 4-3 of the oceans. Students were unable to talk about more than 3 of the oceans.

 

Labeling a Map

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Students are able to accurately pinpoint and label the 7 continents on the map given. Students should be able to accurately pinpoint and label all 7 continents on the map correctly. Students are able to label 6-5 of the continents on the map correctly. Students are unable to pinpoint more than 5 of the continents.
Students are able to accurately pinpoint and label the 5 oceans on the amp given. Students should be able to accurately pinpoint and label all 5 of the oceans on the map correctly. Students are able to pinpoint and label 4-3 of the oceans on the map correctly. Students are unable to pinpoint and label more than 3 of the oceans on the map.

Worksheet as a formative assessment

Map of the World assessment

 

Assessment at the end. Taken as a quiz.

 

Google Classroom Week 7

4.4 The student will investigate and understand basic plant anatomy and life processes. Key concepts include a) the structures of typical plants and the function of each structure

Given the parts of the plant and labels, the students will be able to identify 3 out of 4 parts of the plant and tell each parts function.

Please follow the directions carefully!!!
You are assigned to complete this lesson below. Watch the video, navigate through the slide show, complete the matching activity, and respond to the discussion question.

1. Start here! Watch this video and make sure to take notes while you watch
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-l-gsWOKzk

2. Next, you will explore this slideshow and learn more about the plant and its functions. Below is a link to google slides, click the link and follow the slides from the beginning. Explore all 7 slides and take some quick notes.
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1loGKbziHd1D8J_rLaX9Le8wDPAMtab_DPmK5beuxZsQ/edit?ts=5c7705bc

3. You are now assigned to complete a document on google slides. Correctly drag and drop the names and functions of the plant.
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/17ggbeUcAeT4jP6WWLhzGmHlYozKqVN2HWD3wIf_LqXg/edit?ts=5c770b7a

4. Discussion Question: What is your favorite part of the plant and why?

JOIN CODE: d5lswue

 

PCK: Using the slideshow to learn the information and write notes.

TCK: Using the google docs and labeling the parts of the plant with their functions.

TPK: Having the students watch the video and write notes on the information.