Unit Study: Grades 2-3; 11 pages
Science and Literacy Extension Aligned with CCSS & STEM
The Art of Visual Writing by Kim Waltmire- https://www.educationworld.com/blog/why-art-visual-writing
RL 2.1- Ask and answer questions as who, what where, when, how, why to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text (topic)
SL 2.1- Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 2 topics and texts with peers and adults in large or small groups
a. Ask for clarification and further explanation as needed about topics and texts under discussion b. Ask and answer questions about what the speaker/text says in order to clarify comprehension, gather additional information, or deepen understanding of a topic or issue.
SL 2.6- Produce complete sentences when appropriate to task and situation in order to provide requested detail or clarification L 2.3- Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, reading, speaking, or listening
You are about to begin an incredible science inquiry lesson that involves the use of your ideas, predicting, wondering, applying your knowledge, creativity, planning and experimenting. Have fun and “believe you can achieve!
STUDENT INQUIRY SAMPLE:
Note to the Student: ** Try to do this project with a friend from your class if you want.
The following activities will have questions to be answered and methods you will use. Some parts of the inquiry activities will be done independently and other parts will require support.
FUN WITH MIXING AND CHEMISTRY
Objective: To discover the exciting world of chemistry
Assessing the Investigation -
This investigation has 4 parts. You will need to have help collecting materials and completing each section. Remember to constantly ask questions about what you are learning and share your experiences along the way
Importance of the Investigation / Stating the Problem (Questions) to be Solved / Hypothesis: Your scientific guess