Language Arts and Science with NASA: The Nine Planets Paragraph
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Grade Level: Third
Students will read aloud narrative and expository text with fluency and proper
intonation. 2. Students will write a paragraph. 3. Students will follow
CDE Science: Investigation and Experimentation: 5. Scientific
progress is made by asking meaningful questions and conducting careful
investigations. As a basis for understanding this concept and addressing the
content in the other three strands, students should develop their own questions
and perform investigations. 5a. Repeat observations to improve accuracy and know
that the results of similar scientific investigations seldom turn out exactly
the same because of differences in the things being investigated, methods being
used, or uncertainty in the observation.
CDE Language Arts: Reading 1.2 Decode
regular multisyllabic words. 1.3 Read aloud narrative and expository text
fluently and accurately and with appropriate pacing, intonation, and expression.
Writing 1.1: Create a single paragraph.
Critical Teacher Tasks: 1. This is an individual
activity. 2. Coordinate help from peer helpers. 3. It is a writing/G.O.
activity. 4. Teacher must successfully navigate the websites. 5. Teacher will
facilitate the instruction and discussion. 6. This is a 1-2 day activity. 7.
This will practice fluency/comprehension and writing.
Critical Student Tasks: 1.
Students will work alone. 2. Students will work as peer helpers (when needed).
3. Students will read Internet text and view the pictures. 4. Students will use
dictionaries to define assigned terms (if needed). 5. Students will ask
questions and record data from observations. 6. Students will work hard and
effectively. 7. Students will refer to the E/A rubric for expectations. 8.
Students will orally read Internet text to the class. 9. Students will create
Assessment: Informally through teacher observation. Formally by
using the effort and achievement rubric.
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