English Language Arts Grade 1
Writing Standard 2
Science - 1st Grade
Standard 2 Objective 1
Using the interactive writing procedure, students will write about vehicles that float.
Amazing Water by Melvin Berger
An Apple Floats by Christin Wilsdon
Is It Floating by Fred and Jeanne Biddulph
Sink or Float by Leslie Fox
Water Changes by Brenda Parkes
The teacher and students gather in a central location to write a common text. The students and teacher brainstorm possible sentences. After the sentence has been chosen they work together to construct the text. The students write either a letter or the entire word. The class can write on their own board/paper or observe each other. When the text is finished the class reads it aloud.
Intended Learning Outcomes
6. Communicate clearly in oral, artistic, written and nonverbal form.
Form classifications, descriptions, and conclusions
Invitation to Learn
Show pictures of objects that float.
Write a story about where the vehicle could go and what will happen to it.
Try sinking or floating activities at home with family.
Evaluate journal entries.