## Reflection: Modeling Day 3: A Closer Look At Plants - Section 3: Creating the Third Entry

Before the students started today's observation, I spent some time asking the students to think about how they were going to observe and record their observations and then asked them to share out with the whole group.

This process allows students to develop a plan by thinking about their own ideas, listening to others about other possibilities and then hearing a variety of ideas through whole group share.  These steps also allow for students to start moving beyond using their own ideas and incorporating new ideas.  It is building their toolbox (for recording observations) for future applications.

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Modeling: Review to Remind and Reinforce

# Day 3: A Closer Look At Plants

Unit 1: Writing Like A Scientist
Lesson 3 of 5

## Objective: SWBAT use hand lenses to observe and record their observations of plant structures. SWBAT understand the use of relevant vocabulary.

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## Big Idea: Students will take a closer look at the structure of plants by using hand lenses. Later on in the lesson, students will be exposed to the idea of using relevant vocabulary within their observations.

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