Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Dream Something Big--Building Background Knowledge - Section 4: Partner Work


Venn diagrams are very effective for demonstrating how different topics are interconnected and how they are unique.  Venn diagrams help the students organize information.  They can compare and contrast vital components of concepts.  They can also see how they are similar and different.  It helps make the new content accessible to the student.  


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Dream Something Big--Building Background Knowledge

Unit 5: Building Towers and the Engineering Design Process
Lesson 3 of 16

Objective: The SWBAT compare two versions of the same event.

Big Idea: The children will be building background knowledge for building their own tower later in the unit by comparing and contrasting two versions of the same event. They will also learn that people build towers using design principles.

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