Reflection: Winter Holidays: Collecting Information (Day Two) - Section 4: Closure


While in the computer lab, I asked students to sit next to their holiday group members. This way, they could easily ask for help should they need it and I not be available. Also, it made sharing ideas easy. For example, at the end of today’s lesson I wanted students to share the fact they found most interesting with a group mate. Were groups not sitting near each other, this would have required extra time for students to get up, find someone in their group, find a place to sit together, and then share. I try to incorporate as many time savers as possible each day – and assigning student placement while in the lab definitely paid off in the end!



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Winter Holidays: Collecting Information (Day Two)

Unit 10: Winter Holidays: Discovering Commonalities
Lesson 2 of 4

Objective: SWBAT collect information about their holiday from a teacher created website.

Big Idea: After collecting initial information about their holiday, students begin analyzing their information and begin learning what makes it important.

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English / Language Arts, Holidays, winter, Christmas, Chinese New Year, Diwali, hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Virtual Field Trip
  50 minutes
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