This unit focuses on Materials, Objects and Everyday structures
The purpose of this unit is to help students understand the purpose of materials. objects, and everyday structures.
Students will learn that:
-Objects have observable characteristics and are made from materials.
-Materials have specific properties.
-An object is held together by its structure.
-The materials and structure of an object determine its purpose.
-Humans make choices related to their use of objects and materials that have a direct effect on the environment
Included in this unit:
Page 4 Use Your Senses – Teacher Tips
Page 6 Use Your Senses – Recording Sheet
Page 7 Materials – Image Sorting Activity
Page 8 Materials - Sorting Words
Page 9 Materials – Images for Sorting
Page 15 Mystery Materials – Teacher Tips
Page 17 My Mystery Materials Booklet
Page 19 Which Material Works Best? Teacher Tips
Page 20 Which Material Works Best? Booklet
Page 23 Three Little Pigs Lesson – Teacher Tips
Page 24 Three Little Pigs anchor chart images
Page 27 Three Little Pigs Flap Book- Teacher Tips
Page 28 Three Little Pigs Flap Book
Page 30 Absorb or Repel –Teacher Tips
Page 32 Absorb or Repel Recording Page
Page 34 Humans or Nature? Teacher Tips
Page 35 Humans or Nature Headers and Images
Page 42 Different Objects, Same Purpose Teacher Tips
Page 43 Different Objects Same Purpose Recording Page
Page 44 Repurposing Objects – Teacher Tips
Page 48 Repurposing Objects – Conference Questions
Page 49 My Plan – Recording Page
Page 51 Repurposing Materials – Rubric
Page 52 Letter to Parents – Materials Request
Page 53 Unit Rubric
Page 54 Vocabulary Word Cards
For a more detailed preview you can check out my blog post: http://secondgradealicious.blogspot.ca/2015/02/materials-objects-and-everyday.html
Key Words: Science, structures, materials, objects, Ontario, Curriculum, grade one, first grade, grade two, second grade