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1 Department of Mathematics and Science Office of Academics and Transformation Mrs. Arlene Trotter, Facilitator Dr. Millard Lightburn, Supervisor Elementary Science Pacing and Content Grade 1 February 7, 2014

2 Name Tent Use blank sheet of paper to make a name tent Front: First Name Back: School Name and years teaching Share with group something special that happened in your class this year.

3 Ice Breaker

4  Participate actively  Ask questions  Learn by doing  Set your own learning into action NORMS

5 Agenda 8:30-9:00 Welcome and Ice Breaker/Introductions 9:00-9:30 District Online Resources 9:30-10:25 Living and Non-Living Things 10:25-10:35 Break 10:35-11:30 Making Observations of Living Things and Their Environment 11:30-12:30 Lunch 12:30-1:00 Article: Learning Science in Cultural Context 1:00-2:00 Plant Structures 2:00-2:10 Break 2:10-2:40 Plants and Animals Resemble Their Parents 2:40-3:00 Five E’s Model Instructional Model & Lesson Planning Resources 3:00-3:15 Best Practices/Reflections/Evaluations/Follow-up Department of Mathematics and Science

6 Session Outcomes Participants will be able to: – Access science instructional resources to support science teaching and learning – Identify effective instructional strategies to integrate technology and common core into Science NGSSS – Effectively implement Interactive Notebooks/Science Journals – Plan and model scientific thinking through hands on investigations – Enhance science interaction between students

7 District Science Department Website and Resources Click on Elementary Science Page: Then look at Instructional Resources and Professional Development Resources

8 Discovery Education Employee portal Available for all Schools Department of Mathematics and Science Become a DEN star …. Get the Science Tec book Resource

9 Become a DEN star Get the Science Techbook Resource

10 DEN Star Resource: Science Techbook

11 Resources: NBC Learn

12 Pacing Guide Year-At-A-Glance Big Idea 14: Organization and Development of Living Organisms

13 Fair Game Benchmarks Department of Mathematics and Science Scaffolding in the classroom: “Scaffolding can be used in a variety of content areas and across age and grade levels.” “When using scaffolding as an instructional technique, the teacher provides tasks that enable the learner to build on prior knowledge and internalize new concepts.” -Heather Coffey Prior Knowledge: Items may require the student to apply scientific knowledge described in NGSSS benchmarks from lower grades; however, the benchmarks from lower grades will not be assessed in isolation. FCAT 2.0 will assess prior content taught in lower grades that serves as a foundation for grade 5 benchmarks along with grades 3 & 4 Fair Game benchmarks.

14 Topic VIII: Living and Nonliving Things Big Idea 14: Organization and Development of Living Organisms SC.1.L.14.3 Differentiate between living and nonliving things Engage: Read: Diary of a Worm by: Doreen Cronin Explore: Gummy Worms vs. Real Worms Earthworm Observations My Worm Journal Explain: Read An Earthworm’s Life by: John Himmelman (non-fiction selection) Elaborate: How Do Worms help the Earth? Evaluate: Wiggly Worms Quiz Worksheet: Is it living or Nonliving? Additional Activities: Journal Entry: Living or nonliving Wiggly Worms at Work by: Wendt Pfeffer Website: Visit Discovery Kids Worm World for all the dirt on worms.

15 10 min. Break

16 Topic IX: Making Observations of Living Things and Their Environment Big Idea 14: Organization and Development of Living Organisms SVC.1.L.14.1 Make Observations of living things and their environment using the five senses Engage: Read The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle Explore: Observe ladybugs using hand lens Explain: Read A Ladybug’s Life by John Himmelman (non-fiction selection) Elaborate: Lenses and Ladybugs (Aims Activity) Evaluate: Worksheet: Life Cycle of a Ladybug Additional Activities: Paper Plate Ladybug, Ladybug Cookie Read: Ladybug, Ladybug, What are you Doing? Are You a LadyBug? By Judy Allen and Tudor Humphries

17 LUNCH

18 Learning Science in Cultural Context Article Jigsaw Group 1 – Strategy to Adapt Curriculum Materials Group 2 – Staging Activity Group 3 – Establishing Background for Investigation Group 4 - Investigate Group 5 – Present and Discuss Findings Group 6 - Conclusion Department of Mathematics and Science

19 10 min. Break

20 Topic X: Plant Structures Big Idea 14: Organization and Development of Living Organisms SC.1.L.14.2 Identify the major parts of plants, including stem, roots, leaves and flowers Engage: Give each group a flower and see if they can identify the observable parts Explore: Plants and Their Parts (Aims Activity) Explain: Vocabulary Flip Book of plant parts and their function Elaborate: Stem Study (Aims Activity) Super Tuber (Aims Activity) Evaluate: Draw a plant and label its parts Additional Activities: Song: Plant Parts Inside a Seed Read: The Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle and discuss the relationship between plants and the caterpillar

21 Topic XI: Plants and Animals Resemble Their Parents Big Idea 14: Organization and Development of Living Organisms SC.1.L.16.1 Make observations that plants and animals closely resemble their parents, but variations exist among individuals Engage: Read: Are You My Mother? (Random House) New York, 1998 Explore: Who’s My Mom? (Aims Activity) Explain: Compare and contrast baby mammals and adult mammals Elaborate: Play “Go Fish” with the animal cards Evaluate: Design your own animal and offspring

22 Five E’s Overview ExtendEnrichment

23 Five ’s Instructional Strategy The Five E Model is one way to prioritize student involvement in their own learning (both in terms of physical activity and active construction of understandings) This model is a version of a “learning cycle” This Five E’s learning cycle suggests the design and implementation of lessons to activate prior knowledge, shape the formation of new knowledge, and provide opportunities to use the new knowledge.

24 Sample Five E’s Lesson Plan

25 Lesson Planning Resources Pacing Guide (including resources available) Common Core integration Item Specs. (grades 3-5) FCAT Achievement Level DescriptionsFCAT Achievement Level Descriptions (grade 5)FCAT Achievement Level Descriptions FCAT Achievement Level Descriptions Five E’s Model Technology resources Hands on lab/activity Questions to stimulate student thinkingQuestions to stimulate student thinkingQuestions to stimulate student thinkingQuestions to stimulate student thinking Common planning Vertical Planning Department of Mathematics and Science

26 PBS Learning Media Department of Mathematics and Science

27 CPALMS

28 Common Core Integration Interactive Notebook (IAN) Common Grade Level Planning Hands-on Materials & Measurement Tools Essentials for a Successful Science Classroom Technology LCD digital projector or SmartBoard Internet Access Designated School Science Leader Pacing Guide Discovery Ed. Gizmos, PBS, NBC Learn, 5 E’s Lesson Plan Department of Mathematics and Science Supplemental Resources Science Dept. Website science.dadeschools.net

29 Reflect on Session Outcomes Participants can: – Access science instructional resources to support science teaching and learning – Identify effective instructional strategies to integrate technology and common core into Science NGSSS – Effectively implement Interactive Notebooks/Science Journals – Plan and model scientific thinking through hands on investigations – Enhance science interaction between students

30 Follow-up is due: February 28, 2014 Department of Mathematics and Science Grade 1 follow-up: scan and to: or fax attn. Dr. Lightburn Option 1: Share information with your grade level. Submit agenda, sign in sheet, and follow up form. Option 2: Submit a 5 E’s lesson plan for your current grade.

31 Science Department Department of Mathematics and Science Office of Academics and Transformation Dr. Ava Rosales, Executive Director - Science ElementaryMiddle SchoolHigh School Dr. Millard Lightburn, District Supervisor Ms. Yoly McCarthy, Instructional Supervisor Mr. Sebastian Oddone, District Supervisor Ms. Mary Tweedy, Curriculum Support Specialist Mr. Dane Jaber, Curriculum Support Specialist Mr. Kirk Nieveen, Curriculum Support Specialist Ms. Keisha Kidd, Curriculum Support Specialist Ms. Mildred Farber District Administrative Assistant Phone: (305)

32 Slip Reflection Reflection Have a STEM-filled school year! Department of Mathematics and Science


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