Lesson Plan

Ecosystems

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Explore the Earth's different ecosystems through four lessons, an assessment, and extension activities. Lessons include informative text and step-by-step instructions to apply knowledge in interactive, and thought provoking ways; such as web-based research guides, poetry writing, and board game construction. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Print, copy, and collect all materials in a container to have ready for scholars to begin when time permits 
  • Send lessons home as a packet over a long vacation break
  • Invite learners to share their findings with the class and challenge peers to play a round of their created board game    
Classroom Considerations
  • Copies are required for those taking part in the lessons
  • The collection is designed for learners who are gifted and/or capable of working independently 
  • The lesson states that it is best conducted in a classroom setting
Pros
  • The overall design of the resource is clean and easy to follow
  • Language used is kid-friendly 
Cons
  • Beware of broken links   
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