Reflection: Student Ownership Rolling Down the River - Part 2 - Section 4: Putting the River Together

 

The students were motivated to complete their section of the map because they knew that the entire map could not be hung until all the parts were completed. They were excited to see how their section of the map connected with the other team's work. This project supported individual ownership with teams working together on sections, but also provided a chance for teams to work together to complete a one river map together. 

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Rolling Down the River - Part 2

Unit 4: Unit 4 - Surface Water and Landform Interactions
Lesson 5 of 18

Objective: SWBAT create a class map that shows a river and possible associated landforms as a group.

Big Idea: River headwaters to delta, students put the river pieces together to create a class river map.

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Science, erosion, landforms, water cycle, water
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