Stephanie Lane 12/7/10
GOAL: Set objective for the lesson and evaluate prior understanding/effort
Read Write Predict Connect Score
Standard-PS.7.2.1 Classify materials as transparent, translucent, or opaque
We are learning about light.
We will be able to test objects to see if they are transparent, translucent, or opaque
ACTIVATE PRIOR KNOWLEDGE: Review previous skills necessary for new information or prompt
Picture/Object Question/Hypothesis Preview/Brainstorm Partner Strategy Story/Analogy Summary/Review
TPS- Students will share with their partner- What do you know about light? What are some sources of light?
We will also review a sort on sources of light that was completed on the Smart Board the day before.
NEW INFORMATION: Students will acquire and process the new information
Declarative Knowledge Procedural Knowledge
Gather: Read Listen View Experience Gather: Read/Listen to Steps View Steps Experience
Students will listen and view a BrainPop Jr video on Students will
how materials respond to light. Students will also view
key vocabulary on a chart- opaque, transparent,
translucent Take notes List info Graphic Organizer
Organize: Practice: Guided practice to make steps automatic
Students will complete teacher prepared notes to Students will
organize key information from the video. What is light?
How does light move? What can light pass through?
APPLICATION: Use higher order thinking skills to apply the new information
Apply thinking skill: Solve Problem Compare Apply procedures skill: Use procedure strategically in
Similarities & Differ. Analyze Perspective Create a new situation
Students will use their new information to make a Students will:
hypothesis about how objects will respond to light. In
groups, students will test a variety of objects and record
their findings. When completed students will draw
conclusions about different materials. They will use
their new knowledge to solve a problem.
GOAL: Provide feedback to the student, reinforce their effort and provide recognition
Review Objective: Re-read together TPR Re-state the Purpose TPS
Self-Evaluate: Score Additional Rubric I did well/ I still need to work on....
*Opportunities for extra practice/re-teaching: Small group Workstation Tutoring Homework