Language Arts and Science with NASA: The Sun and Four Seasons
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Grade Level: Third
Objectives: 1. Students will read
aloud expository text. 2. Students will know that the position of the Sun in the
sky changes from day to day (and season to season).
CDE Science: Earth Sciences
4 e. Students know the position of the Sun in the sky changes during the course
of the day and from season to season.
CDE Language Arts: Reading, Decoding and
Word Recognition 1.3 Read aloud narrative and expository text fluently and
accurately and with appropriate pacing, intonation, and expression.
Tasks: 1. This is an individual activity. 2. Coordinate help from peer helpers.
3. It is a reading 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.
Critical Student Tasks:
1. Students will work alone. 2. Students will work as peer helpers (when
needed). 3. Students will read In ternet 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.
through teacher observation. Formally by using the effort and achievement
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