science lesson plan and review

Nov 5th, 2014
Price: $10 USD

Question description

“The goals of modern elementary school science include the acquisition of knowledge, manipulative skills, intellectual skills, and investigative and objective attitudes. These ambitious goals may best be reached by programs based on methods of problem solving and manipulative activities” (Esler & Esler, 2001, p. 12).


B.  Outline an original plan using the attached lesson Activity Plan Format for leading this activity. Submit this plan as an attachment to this task.KP LESSON ACTIVITY FORMAT.doc 

D.  After your lesson presentation, write responses to the prompts (1–2 paragraphs per prompt) using the Guided Reflection Protocol Form. answer the following:

1. Observation and Description

Describe your instructional setting, including grade level, student characteristics, number of students, seating arrangement, and any other criteria necessary to present the instructional setting.

2. Analysis, Exploration, and Reasoning

Analyze the level of student engagement with the manipulatives involved in your activity.

3. Connections to Other Effective Teaching Practices

Explain how the use of manipulatives to learn a science concept in the activity relates to the theory of multiple intelligences.

4. Evaluation

a. Evaluate the effectiveness of your activity as it relates to student learning and the use of manipulatives.

b. Explain the thinking process you went through to complete this evaluation.

5. Recommendations

a. Explain one revision concerning student manipulation of tools, exhibits, or organic materials you could make to your lesson presentation that could increase student participation regarding the science concept you addressed.

b. Justify your choices of recommendations.

6. Personal Meaning and Professional Growth

Predict how this experience might affect your personal teaching methods.

Explain the elements you considered as you formulated ideas regarding personal and/or professional implications.


E.  When you use sources, include all in-text citations and references in APA format.

Note: When bulleted points are present in the task prompt, the level of detail or support called for in the rubric refers to those bulleted points.

Note: When using sources to support ideas and elements in a paper or project, the submission MUST include APA formatted in-text citations with a corresponding reference list for any direct quotes or paraphrasing. It is not necessary to list sources that were consulted if they have not been quoted or paraphrased in the text of the paper or project.

Note: No more than a combined total of 30% 

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