Reflection: Diverse Entry Points Systems - Section 5: Assessment


While I was prepared with a back up plan to read the lesson to my students, and I did; I still found that the assessment was difficult for my current class.  I opted to use a simpler version of the Probe from Page Keeley's work. Uncovering Student Ideas in Primary Science is just like the probes written for older students.  However, this one is written for younger students.  Because some of my students would not know what all the pictures were, I opted to make a quick version of my own.  I was sure to include pictures of objects we had discussed in our class time up to this point.  Ensuring my students would have background knowledge to answer the question.  

I did not want to loose my students conceptual understanding based on pictures they did not know about.  

  Diverse Entry Points: Adjusting my teaching
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Unit 1: Inquiry in Science
Lesson 6 of 14

Objective: SWBAT explain what constitutes a scientific system.

Big Idea: Half - - pieces. They all have a place and a purpose.

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