In this C3 aligned lesson, students will use mathematical thinking to compare the area of the White House to the area of a slave cabin. This lesson builds upon 4th grade math standards of area and perimeter but expands upon them to include important 5th grade standards related to fluency with decimals. To incorporate ELA and Social Studies, students will read paired-texts to learn about the institution of slavery and its relationship to the history of the White House. This lesson touches on a number of literacy standards for social studies and is an example of a math/social studies literacy block.
Students will study the work of Regionalist artists Grant Wood, Thomas Hart Benton, and John Steuart Curry. After analyzing a chosen work of art, students will write dialogue based on their interpretation of the narrative art. Students will record their dialogue as a powerpoint or other type of presentation allowing the characters in the art to “speak”. The lesson should take two class periods.
Students will discover the Fibonacci pattern of repeating shapes and numbers through manipulatives, mathematical reasoning, poetry and art.
In this second grade lesson, students will compare and contrast two encyclopedia entries over the same topic (salmon), then identify the factual information contained in a work of fiction over the same topic. The lesson will conclude with students researching another topic prior to writing a narrative based with factual information woven into it.
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Students will explore the community in which they live and sort information to create a travel/ living brochure to encourage others to move to their town.
Students will read an informational text to locate main ideas and list details. Students will then write their own “12 steps to” essay and grade each others work based on a rubric.