Similarities and Differences in Points of View on the Titanic
Big Idea:An author's point of view affects the readers's involvement in the story line presented. Authors can change how readers visualize and feel about events by the perspectives and emotions they add to their writing.
Big Idea:What do scientists do, and how do they work? This engaging activity using chant, or rap, provides students with an overview of the eight essential Science Practices specified by the Next Generation Science Standards.
Big Idea:What types of scientific study do scientists engage in? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each. Students meet "mentor scientists" and learn about the different ways that scientists explore the world around them.
Plaid Pete is Finding Earth's Place in the Universe
Big Idea:How is the universe organized? Where is Earth's place in this huge system? Students listen to a read aloud of My Place in Space, and begin the research that will lead them to create an infographic.