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How-To: Teach Elementary Science

Science Daily Lesson Planner
Natasha Cooke-Nieves

Click here for printable pdf version.

NYS Standard/Performance Indicator:                                                                     


Lesson                                                    Class:             -                   Date:                

Materials:

 

 

 

Science Vocabulary:

Getting Started/Motivation:
Problem of the Day (10min)


Science Video Prompt (go to PBS website www.teachersdomain.org)


Science Journaling (3x/wk) (5-10min):

 

Teaching Point:
Good Scientists...

 

 

Connection (5min):
“Last science period, we were working on...

 


“Today I want to teach you...

Science Motivation Follow-Up (5-10min)

 

 

Teaching (20-30min):  Model:
“When I use...


“Watch me as I show you how I ... (set up demonstration/activity/experiment)


*Whole Group Practice/Activity

 

Active Engagement (25 min):Independent/Partner Small Group Work:


DIFFERENTIATED STRUCTURE OF ACTIVITY (Tiered by Readiness/Product-Learning Style/Process):

 

Share-whole group (5min)-Guiding Questions

 

 

Closing (2min)
“Today and everyday, I want you to know that as good scientists you should...

 

 

Assessments: Student Science Workbook Page/ Project/ Science Game/Complete Science Journal Entry/Experiment Outcomes

 

 

 

Homework:

 

 

 

Questions or comments? E-mail me.

 

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