problem and work it out as a group
*Assign take home activity
*Can discuss how many objects are out in the real world
*How concept applies to all objects
Take home activity –Have students’ go home and find as many objects as they can that swing or open from a fixed point.
*Have them write the objects on a piece of paper to bring back to class
*Explain that it is anything they find around their house or their neighborhood.
*The next day- Discuss and compare the lists that they bring in.
*Show how many objects are out in the real world and how the same concept that we
discussed and experimented in class applies to each object they found.
*Brain-Based because they are gaining new knowledge by experimenting
*Integrated/Thematic Instruction is used when students are able to apply the new concept/skill that they learned about
*Visual learning because they are looking for objects
*Choice Theory- Freedom because they can do the work when they want to
*Inquiry because students are anxious to look for real life examples that they can find
*Have students hand in their TQPDAC’s and the sheet of paper from the second activity with the group members’ names’ on each.
*Compare the two of them to see if they understood how the same rule applied to both of them with any questions the students may have.
* See how what they predicted at the beginning and what their conclusions turned out to be.
*Mark assignment in grade book as