Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Busy Bees - Section 2: Jigsaw Research With Books

 

"Aha" moments in researching always is a highlight of my day. Roving and talking to students about bees and what amazed them was one way for me to really assess their skimming and scanning skills as well as be able to grasp how well they could research as a team. The conceptual understanding that the standards demands is easily introduced in this lesson. It is a great way to start the unit!

  Developing a Conceptual Understanding: Aha Moments!
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Busy Bees

Unit 6: Plants: Structures and Processes
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Objective: Students will be able to understand specialized body parts of bees and their role in agricultural science.

Big Idea: Students research bees and how their specialized body parts help them in survival and contribute to the success of plant survival and reproduction.

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Science, plants, Processes (Construction), real world connections, KLEWS chart, external specialized parts, bees, jig sawing, Jigsaw, agricultural engineering, Reading Strategies, skim and scan, writing arguments, structures
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