Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
Big Idea:Students explore and investigate naturally - as people. This literacy/science lesson is designed to help them notice the personality traits that they possess, and will need to continue to strengthen, as they become successful scientists.
Big Idea:In a unit about non-fiction structure and features, students will read a text and determine its organizational structure using supports such as teacher created charts and key words. This lesson focuses on the sequence and order structure.
Big Idea:With over 8 million known species of animals on Earth and growing, scientists must start by classifying them as vertebrate or invertebrate. Students must learn to differentiate between the two in order to dig deeper into the animal kingdom.
Big Idea:One way to extend students' reading skills is with digital text practice. Scholastic Magazine's website offers several tools that provide students with valuable practice perfect for lesson extensions.
Big Idea:After weeks of research, students have decided that three main factors contributed to the tragedy of the Titanic. They will analyze their data to determine which factor contributed the most and support their opinion with evidence.