UEN Security Office
Technical Services Support Center (TSSC)
Eccles Broadcast Center
101 Wasatch Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
(801) 585-6105 (fax)
2 class periods of 45 minutes each
Social & Civic Responsibility
Students will listen to a story of a boy with chicken pox and participate in a class discussion of chicken pox and what to do when you have a contagious disease. They will incorporate math by graphing who in the class has had the disease. They will draw chicken pox on an outline of a child, then practice mathematical concepts with the spots.
books listed in bibliography, outline of a child for each student, writing tools
Students will be able to explain how to care for themselves when they have a contagious disease and what to do to prevent spreading it to others. They will be able to count, add, subtract, identify mathematical concepts of more, less, and equal. They will graph and interpret and use data collected.
The rubric called "Chicken Pox Math" may be used to assess student learning.
Maccarone, Grace. Itchy, Itchy Chicken Pox. 1992
Brown, Marc. Arthur's Chicken Pox. 1994
Anderson, Laurie. Turkey Pox. 1996