Makerspace in early elementary is filled with projects, designs, and ideas that inspire, motivate, and challenge children in the classroom or library. This makerspace moment in literature takes an adorable book about a rock that cannot roll and allows students to analyze the characteristics of rocks and create a solution for helping rocks roll. Your kids will use critical thinking skills and problem solving strategies to determine solutions.
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MakerSpace Moments in Literature combines literature with creative engineering design projects. Students respond to text with close read activities as well as develop ideas to solve problems from the story. MakerSpace Moments in Literature are perfect for the elementary classroom or the library/media center.
MakerSpace Activity: STEAM takes the E for engineering and the A for arts from STEAM and you get Maker Space Moments in Literature. Makerspace Moments In Literature allow you to do a focused Close Reading with text as well as extend on a piece of literature with the same function and creativity of a Makerspace using engineering tools to problem solve and create. A Makerspace is a collaborative area where students can think, create, share, and grow using an assortment of materials and technologies.
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Vocabulary Cards- Can be used as a fun game of Headbanz or Charades or to display
Ask and Answer Question Work
Central Message Work
Point of View
Engineering Maker Activity
Examples of Solutions for Ricky
Optional Challenge Cards (2 options- can help provide a little more structure, if your kids need that)
Planning and Creating Sheet for Solution Activity
Reflecting and Improving For All About My Solution (for writing extension)
Words About My Solution
My Solution Presentation Points
Compare and Contrast Solutions
Asking and Answering Questions
Central Message/Main Idea
Point of View
Compare and Contrast
Engineering K-2 standards (From Next Gen. Science Standards)
Listening and Speaking
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