Make content comprehensible for English learners by using a SIOP model adapted lesson plan aligned to Common Core Standards.
Teach metric weight measurement confidently as Students Will Be Able To (SWBAT):
o Know the two units of measure in the metric system for measuring weight.
o Know which metric unit to use to measure different objects.
o Practice estimating by creating a kilogram bag.
o Use the words “more than”, “less than” and “exactly.”
o Discuss with each other while exploring the weight manipulatives.
For your convenience, throughout the lesson plan, aspects highlighted in yellow indicate SIOP adaptations or aspects that support the SIOP model, including ways the lesson encouraged effective, interpersonal skills across cultures.
This complete lesson also includes independent practice and homework worksheets and a checklist to assess language objectives.