Create and Engage Your Classroom with the “Diamond Discussions” Resource.
This is a full plan that:
(1.) Identifies and integrates Science, Mathematics and ELA national standards.
(2.) Connects real world sci. to the classroom.
(3.) Teaches “endangered species and debate” with suggested children’s storybooks. (4.) Includes an exciting hands-on simulation and activities addressing diverse multiple intelligences.
A MOTIVATOR MAP FOR EDUCATORS is a knowledge matrix of true stories, role playing, simulations and visual media enabling teachers and students to apply vivid imagination while connecting to the real world. Motivator Maps are built based on Howard Gardner's Theory of Multiple intelligence's and the Theory of Self-Determination by Deci and Ryan.
THINK LIKE A CHILD TELL TRUE STORIES ADD COMPLEX THINKING
NGSS LS2.A. Interdependent Relationships ESS3.C Human Impact
ELA CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.3 Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
Math Practices *Reason abstractly & quantitatively. *Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
1.) Will We Miss Them? Endangered Species by Alexandra Wright
AMAZON LINK: https://www.amazon.com/Will-We-Miss-Them-Endangered/dp/0881064882/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1478826297&sr=1-1&keywords=will+we+miss+them+endangered+species
2.) The Most Endangered Animals in the World by Tammy Gagne
AMAZON LINK: https://www.amazon.com/Most-Endangered-Animals-World-About/dp/1491422378/ref=sr_1_15?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1478826466&sr=1-15&keywords=endangered+species+CHILDREN%27S+books