Students will be able to express and convert temperatures in both Fahrenheit and Celsius.
Standards: Communication, Comparisons, Connections
L1: Demonstrate command of conventions and grammar when writing and speaking.
L2: Demonstrate command of conventions of capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
L3: Apply knowledge of language functions in order to affect comprehension and expression across contexts.
L5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative expression, word relationships, and nuances in language.
R1: Read closely and state meaning of text. Give specific examples from text to support conclusions.
R10: Use acquired techniques and strategies to read complex texts independently.
SL1: Participate effectively in a range of conversations demonstrating the ability to understand the ideas of others and clearly express your own.
SL2: Evaluate and use information from diverse media to understand and communicate.
Materials Used: anticipatory set, guided notes, guided and independent practice, closure, listening script answer keys, calculators optional
Estimated Time: 60 minutes
1. Students are introduced to expressing temperature in Fahrenheit and Celsius.
2. Students exercise converting temperatures from/to Fahrenheit and Celsius.
3. Students reinforce learning with reading and listening activities.