Reflection: Rigor Face Time - Section 2: Activity


Many kindergarten students are not exposed to genetics vocabulary and I think this is a shame. It is a perfect conversation to have with students as a way to open up conversation about how humans are alike and different. I will often focus on our similarities, such as we have ears, so all of the students feel connected. Then I will point out some subtle differences, attached or detached ear lobes, which make us unique.

This is also a nice topic for students to make a home/school connection by discussing features with their families.

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Face Time

Unit 1: Me, Myself and I
Lesson 3 of 10

Objective: Students will be able to obtain, evaluate and communicate information which describes the major features of the human face.

Big Idea: Students get familiar with the human face by labeling major features.

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