Rational: First grade students are introduced to foundational scientific concepts through hands on investigations of the five sense. This unit incorporates technology, hands-on activities, cooperative learning opportunities, and language arts integration. Students learn about the five major senses in order to understand how scientists view the world and explore.
Students will be able to describe apples using all five of their major sense. Students will be participating in classroom discussion.
Students will be able to recognize and use key vocabulary through understanding of text read aloud and discussion. This lesson includes introduction to students' science journals.
Sense of Hearing
Students will be able to use true listening skills in a calming listening activity and then briefly discuss and write about what they heard. Pocketbooks from Reading A-Z will be added to the learning center.