Reflection: Routines and Procedures Ionic, Covalent, and Metallic Bonds - Section 3: Explain


One of the ways that I have students read in my classroom is to use the technique called Popcorn Reading.  For this technique students take turns reading and pass a ball to each other to choose the next reader. 

I really like this strategy for a number of reasons:

  1. All students are held accountable because they do not know if they will be chosen to read next.
  2. It gives me a chance to listen to my students read so I can better gauge their literacy.
  3. It allows students to read as much or as little as they want so that they all feel comfortable.

Part of using this strategy is making sure that all students understand that students are at different levels in my class and to make an environment where students feel comfortable.

This video shows how I introduce Popcorn Reading to my students.

  Routines and Procedures: Popcorn Reading
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Ionic, Covalent, and Metallic Bonds

Unit 3: Unit 3: Bonding & Periodic Table Trends
Lesson 3 of 9

Objective: Students will be able to differentiate between ionic, covalent, and metallic bonds by analyzing a reading and performing a lab.

Big Idea: Ionic, covalent, and metallic compounds have specific chemical and physical properties.

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Science, Chemistry, ionic bonds, covalent bonds, metallic bonds, electrolytes
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