-Favorite season handout
given at the end of the lesson. The assignment will be to pick their favorite season and draw a picture of the season. They will then have to write on a separate sheet of paper describing why they chose that season and a fun activity they can do during that season.(See attached handout)
Choice Theory-students are given a choice to pick favorite season and draw a picture of it.
Cognitive Theory-students must think of the four seasons and know from previous knowledge which one they would like to choose.
Thematic Instruction-students are using knowledge to draw a picture of a season.
Inquiry-taking what they have learned and picturing in their mind what that season will look like.
On the following day, a small quiz will be given to the class to review what was learned on the previous day. Questions as followed:
What are the 4 seasons?
What season is July in?
Name a type of clothing you wear in December.
Quizzes will be collected to be graded. Rubric goes as followed:
-3 points for all correct responses
-2 points for 2 correct responses
-1 point for 1 correct response
-0 points for no correct response
Each child will then present their favorite season worksheet to the class and explain why they chose that season.
The following things will be
Choice Theory-children have a choice on the each response to each question.
Cognitive Theory-children are to take previous knowledge from day before and use it to complete quiz and explain favorite season.
Higher Order Thinking-children are using this by explaining to the class their favorite season.
Problem Based Learning-taking what they have learned from lesson and applying it do quiz.