Reflection: Student Ownership Let's Compare Erosion Design Solutions - Section 4: Elaboration/Review


When playing the review game, I let the children choose their own leader to be the spokesperson.  Giving the students this responsibility helps them to learn how to make choices like this on their own in the future.  It's interesting to see how they chose their leaders.  Most discussed who might want to do it, while one team decided not to have one leader, but rather pass the responsibility with each question.  I smiled knowing that particular decision would not have been part of the process if I would have assigned a leader.

  Making Their Own Decisions
  Student Ownership: Making Their Own Decisions
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Let's Compare Erosion Design Solutions

Unit 7: Earth's Changes
Lesson 16 of 21

Objective: SWBAT compare erosion design solutions.

Big Idea: Erosion can be very destructive, so people create solutions to try to stop it from changing the land. What are some ways that are effective? Let's find out by comparing real-life solutions.

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Science, landscape, volcanoes, mountain, earth, glaciers, Land, Earthquakes
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