GRADE LEVEL:

2nd
Subject:
Media Science Rainbows
Grade:
2nd
Time Frame:
Day 1 connect self/wonder read " skyfire by Frank Asch listing what they know questions and wonder questions
Day 2 find and evaluate information to answer questions.Read what is a rainbow and watch video"how rainbows are made" Students find answers to wonder questions and come up with a new wonder questions.
Day 3 Apply new understanding to questions. Use web sites "World Book Online" to look up Rainbows to answer wonder questions and locate any new information.
Summary:
Students participate in development of questions during 3 days of rainbow research to answer the larger question " what make a rainbow.?"
Tasks/Instructional Strategies:
Procedure: See time frame

Closure:Student answer the question "what makes a rainbow/" using the inquiry process.
Objectives:
KUD
Know: What a rainbow is.
Understand: How rainbows are made
Do: Listen to the reading of text for targeted information
Develop I wonder questions
Access World Book Online for additional information
Model note taking skills
  • Mets TRT2, GLCEW.GN AND 2.04 Lang Arts GLCE R.ITO2 and 03 R.IT.O2.04

Assessment:Consider these areas:

Student Self-Assessment Each lesson student self assess using note taking and writing in their "think" book
Formative Assessment:
Summative Assessment:
Teacher Reflection About Overall Effectiveness/Impact of Instruction:

Resources:
  • "Skyfire" by Frank Asch, What is a rainbow by Chris Arvetis, Utube videoHow to make a rainbow.by Robert Krampf. Wonders of Nature "Rainbows" by Dana Meachen Rau.
Examples:
  • list 'em!
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