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:Today's focus is learning details about the construction of the ship itself. Through the use of a teacher created website, students read preselected passages about the ship and record pertinent facts.
Engineering and Design: Saving the Little Brown Bat
Big Idea:Students need to know about the bat as an animal, what it's environment was and how this environment met specific needs, so that they can design a house that meets the bat's environmental needs.