Big Idea:Dive in, and kick off Dark Day in the Deep Sea today! Your crew will assemble a flip book to cover standards this week, gain background information about the HMS Challenger, learn about their new skills and vocabulary, and begin the novel.
Big Idea:Often times in science, elementary students need exposure to conceptual topics before they can be asked to experiment. This lesson allows children to explore and research various biomes with the intention of teaching others.
Big Idea:You're full speed ahead as your crew reads chapter four and five in Dark Day in the Deep Sea. They'll show and share what they know about asking and answering questions and character traits and emotions in their flip book.
Big Idea:Ahoy! The seas are getting quite rough as your crew reads chapter seven and eight in Dark Day in the Deep Sea. They'll continue navigating their skills of asking and answering questions and character traits in their flip book.
Big Idea:In the previous lesson, students learned how to identify if a text were written using the problem and solution structure. Today, students write their own passage using this structure and incorporating important key words.
Big Idea:In this lesson, students complete an assessment that measures their ability to identify the structure of nonfiction informational texts. Then, they must show "how they know" by offering support from each text.