Life Sciences 3rd grade
Technology Literacy Guidelines
Students will add to the KWL chart as benchmarks are met. Students will complete note cards as research is conducted.
Teachers will be checking the KWL charts and research notes as well as class/group discussions.
KWL charts will be required to have 3 bullets for each section. A complete KWL chart will be worth 9 once complete. Note cards will be checked for accuracy of facts. Each group will be required to obtain 5 or more facts from each source used. Students will be required to use at least 3 resources using a variety of media sources. Students will also be required to cite their resources.
The teacher and librarian will facilitate the use of research materials as students begin to gather information, take notes, and organize their research information. Instructors will provide a list of suggested resources and informational sites.
Materials will be provided that cover a range of learning styles and ability levels.
Additional reading, research and activities will be provided.
Students will be required to continue finding facts about their habitats from other resources.
Literacy and language arts connections include: reading and writing activities.
Habitat, ecosystem, survival, adaptation, non-fiction, websites, citations, contents, index, glossary
On-line catalogues, databases, search engines
On-line catalogue, websites, print and non-print materials including nonfiction books and periodicals
Modifications will be made as the lesson proceeds.
Research/note taking worksheet 1,2