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Sorting Matter (Second Grade Lesson)

Sorting Matter (Second Grade Lesson)
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Lesson Topic: Sorting Matter (Topic 1 of 4)

This lesson is:
• based on the 5Es
• based on inquiry-based learning (encourages minds-on/hands-on learning)
• cross-curricular in nature
• aligned to the Second Grade NGSS Standards


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Targeted Standard(s):
• Science:
2-PS1-1: Plan and conduct an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by their observable properties. (Observations could include: color, texture, hardness, and flexibility. Patterns could include the similar properties that different materials share.)

Additional Standard(s):
• Vocabulary:
2.RI.4: Determine the meaning of words/phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area.
• Comprehension:
2.RI.5: Know and use text features (e.g. captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.
2.RI.7: Explain how specific images (e.g. a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text.
2.RI.10: By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2-3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
• Speaking and Listening:
2.SL.1: Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 2 topics/texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.

Lesson Components:
• I can statement(s)
• Possible question(s)
• Teacher Vocabulary cards (aligned to NGSS standards)
• Suggestion teacher reads/trade books (fiction and non-fiction)
• Generic lesson plan flowchart based upon NGSS and the 5 Es
• Editable Science Talk flip book cards
• Editable Science Detective graphic organizer

Other Lesson Items:
• Smart board lesson
• Sort paper
• Recording sheet
• Properties paper
Total Pages
15 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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