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This 5-E lesson introduces the use of nonfiction materials from the library with a maker component. Students willexamine nonfiction materials,draw diagrams,make models,ask questions of others,and explain their work. 
Visual Arts, Reading Informational Text, Life Science
Preschool, Lower Primary
Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2
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on Mar 22, 10:43am Evaluation

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There is not connection between the reflection part of the rubric and the V.2.1 Objective. Again, this seems to be the wrong Visual Arts Objective. Changing the VA objective to CR1.2 would make the rubric tool sufficient.

Jen Baker on Dec 02, 01:19pm

This lesson is very thorough and engaging. Collaboration between SLMC and teachers can be expanded if the SLMC helps deliver the lesson, including finding and choosing books and giving source citation/attribution. I like that student choice is activated and technology is integrated into the lesson via Padcaster recording and providing feedback. The "Check for Understanding" section, complete with rubrics when applicable, are very helpful. I also like the expansion opportunities for older grades &/or gifted students. Especially with this group, I would like to see some kind of reminder to have the students cite their sources. Slight expansion of the model section might be helpful for teachers who don't usually incorporate maker activities (eg supplies, asking questions rather than suggesting, etc.) This would be a fun lesson to bring a Flipgrid into!

Stacy Hersey on Nov 19, 09:09am

I really enjoyed the hands on aspect of this lesson.

Full integration of one or more information literacy strategies with subject content
Collaboration between SLMC & teacher can be expanded if the teacher teaches some of the nonfiction aspects in the classroom.
This resource allows for student choice.
Opportunities for reflection and sharing are present throughout the lesson.



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