|Unit Title:||Let's Zoo It!
|Lesson # and Title:
||Lesson 2: Baby Animals
||With a teacher made checklist the student(s) will be
||5 days- 45 minutes to 1 hour
||Computer with Internet Access
||Make sure all students have an internet
agreement form on file. Acceptable Use Policy
||Day 1 - Read Chickens
Aren't the Only Ones by Ruth Heller. Have children recall
animals that are born from eggs. Teacher lists the animals on a chart
paper. Divide students into smalll groups.Give each group a basket
of small plastic eggs. The eggs will be filled with small plastic animals.
Each group will be given 2 paper plates labeled Born From Eggs and Not
Born From An Egg. Students open eggs and sort the plastic eggs .
Make a pop-up book from construction paper. On the cover write "What's Hatching?" Inside illustrate an animal that is born from an egg that will pop up from the book. Inside write- A _________ is hatching.
Day2 - Read Animals Born Alive and Well by Ruth Heller Teacher lists animals born alive and well as students recall the animals from the book. Students use class collection of magazines or animal pictures generated from the computer, to make a collage of animals born alive and well.
Teacher will label two baskets. One will be labeled -Animals Born From Eggs and one will be labeled -Animals Born Alive and Well. Teacher divides the room into two groups. Line them up into two rows. Each group will be given a basket of plastic animals. The groups will race against each other. They will race up to the labeled baskets at the front of the room and place their plastic animal in the appropriate basket.
Day 3 -Read Does A Kangaroo Have A Mother, Too? by Eric Carle. Students participate in an animal baby scavenger hunt. Students will use a teacher-made scavenger hunt form and the Internet. Students go to www.enchantedlearning.com for a list of baby animals. They will see how many baby names that they can find to match their adult parent on the list in a given amount of time set by the teacher.
Students use Microsoft Word to design individual posters announcing the birth of a baby animal at the zoo. Label the poster by putting- Announcing, ____________ (baby animal's name). Add the text as follows: My name is______________.
Day 4 - Read Katy No Pocket by Emmy Payne. Discuss how animals that carry their young in pouches are called marsuipals. Name and list other marsuipals.
Using a manufactured floor graph, graph the number of pockets that each student is wearing.
Construct Kanga Makes A Pattern - make and take book found in the Mailbox book called I Can Make It! I Can Read it!-Math Edition
Day 5 - View the video called Amazing Animals-Animal Babies by D.K. Vision. After viewing the video, students complete the Amazing Baby Animal Word Search.
|WV Content Standards and Objectives:
RLA 1.2.4 The student will write in a variety of forms or genres (e.g., journal writing; written response to literature; writing poems).
RLA 1.2.5 The student will use a variety of sources to gather information to share thoughts and ideas (e.g., informational books; pictures; charts; indexes; videos; television programs; graphs; computers.)
RLA 1.2.9 The student will use conventions of punctuation in written composition (e.g., period; question mark; exclamation mark).
RLA 1.2.11 The student will use conventions of complete sentences in written composition (e.g., capitalize first work; include a noun and verb; ending punctuation).
RLA 1.1.3 The student will develop a rhythm and rhyme of words (e.g., nursery rhymes; songs; poems; tongue twisters).
RLA 1.1.12 The student will read with accuracy and comprehension instructional level texts designed for the first grade to use self correction strategies (e.g., search for cues; identify miscues; reread; ask for help).
RLA 1.1.14 The student will establish purpose for reading ( e.g., for information; for pleasure; to identify a specific viewpoint).
MA 1.5.2 The student will read and interpret a pictograph with each picture representing a single unit.
MA 1.5.5 The student will tally by one's, organize the data in a chart/table, and construct a bar graph; read and interpret charts and tables.
MA 1.2.2 Analyze and create a repeating pattern using common objects and numbers.
SC 1.2.4 The student will collect, record and compare information using a variety of classification systems (e.g., ordering, sorting, sequencing) and using a variety of communication techniques (e.g., sketches, pictographs, models).
TEC 1.1.1 The student will use a keyboard to input information using letters, numbers, arrow key, and delete key; begin to use left/right hand position.
TEC 1.1.2 The student will use a mouse to click and drag.
TEC 1.1.3 The student will start and exit programs as well as locate files.
TEC 1.3.1 The student will type words and/or sentences using word processing software.
TEC 1.3.2 The student will create text and insert images.
TEC 1.5.1 The student will participate as a group in locating information in a variety of developmentally appropriate technology resources (e.g., interactive books, educational software and elementary multimedia encyclopedias.
TEC 1.5.2 The student will identify the Internet as a source for information.
VA.1.1.6 The student will make art using various media to communicate ideas, experiences, and stories.
||Language Arts #1,
#,3, #4, #5, #6, #8, and #10
Science #4 & #5
Technology #1 and #2