Reflection: Homework Seashells & Benchmark Fractions, Measuring and Creating a Line Plot: Combining Science & Math - Section 4: Developing a Presentation of their Line Plot Through Technology

 

The presentation of homework the next day revealed that student's didn't really understand how to present their data about their shells. I think this lesson in measuring and plotting the data was enough for this group of students and I extended them out too far by having them interpret the data too. I think if I took a whole team of above grade level achieving students, I could get the quality presentations I had hoped for.

Two students presented to two different groups of senior citizens right in our classroom on the SB using Apple TV. There was spelling errors and presentation errors that didn't follow the format they had been assigned in the SB lesson. I think they needed more guidance and probably an example of my own work giving them an idea of what it should look like and sound like. Needless to say, eveyone else was shy about their presentations and I had to look at them during a reading conference period.I will be tweeking how this homework is presented or integrate it into a writing lesson.

Always learning, always adjusting!

  Homework results and reflection
  Homework: Homework results and reflection
Loading resource...
 

Seashells & Benchmark Fractions, Measuring and Creating a Line Plot: Combining Science & Math

Unit 3: Graphing and Data
Lesson 5 of 5

Objective: SWBAT measure a set of objects using standard measurement and create a line plot using the data.

Big Idea: Teams of students measure seashells in inches and practice identifying benchmark fractions in measurement. They create a line plot with this data and learn to analyze the data using the plot.

  Print Lesson
4 teachers like this lesson
shells and student
 
1
2
3
4
Similar Lessons
 
Stairway to Learning! Moving Your Way to Understanding Metric Unit Conversions
6th Grade Science » Scientific Measuring and Variable Testing
Big Idea: Many 6th graders find it difficult to understand the metric system. By going outside and drawing life-size staircases with chalk, this lesson provides students with a kinesthetic way to become comfortable with metric unit conversions.
  Favorites(20)
  Resources(16)
East Walpole, MA
Environment: Suburban
David Kujawski
 
Buckling and Bending the Earth's Surface - Weathering Day 1
4th Grade Science » Weathering Wreaks Havoc
Big Idea: Students will explore and understand that the crust of the earth is constantly moving and changing over time due to weathering processes.
  Favorites(22)
  Resources(14)
Anchorage, AK
Environment: Urban
Jillian Gates
 
Squares in a Row Day 2 of 6
7th Grade Math » Writing expressions
Big Idea: Students will calculate the number of squares on a checkerboard without counting and will begin to notice patterns emerging in a data table.
  Favorites(1)
  Resources(22)
Dixon, CA
Environment: Suburban
Erica Burnison
 
 
Something went wrong. See details for more info
Nothing to upload
details
close