Reflection: Lesson Planning Collecting and Recording Push and Pull Data - Section 4: Discuss


After teaching this lesson, I realized that I had the perfect opportunity to connect it back to literacy--so I did! We are learning to state our opinion and provide reasons in writing (Common Core State Standard W.1.1), so I asked my students to write their opinion about the racetrack lessons. Check out their work! I think the lessons were seen as a huge success by the students - and I thought they were great because of the awesome on-task behavior and the conversation and student work that really showed that the students understood the objectives!

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  Lesson Planning: Literacy Connection - Writing Opinions
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Collecting and Recording Push and Pull Data

Unit 9: Forces and Motion: Push, Pull, and Movement
Lesson 3 of 6

Objective: SWBAT collect and record data using their racetracks to discover differences between pushing and pulling objects.

Big Idea: Collecting and recording data by pushing and pulling objects around racetracks!

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Science, friction, First Grade, Forces and Motion, Push and Pull, 1.P.1.1. Explain the importance of a push or pull to changing the motion of an object., Forces, motions
  50 minutes
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