Science Curriculum for 2001 - 2002

by Leticia Rodriguez


The lesson:

Click on picture to get the Chicago Public School Academic Standards

First Quarter Science Curriculum for First Grade
References (click): Spanish - English, English Dictionary,

 

Week #

Topic (Concept)

Links and Resources to Activity

Goals/Skills

Assessments
(Type) "rubric"

Questions:  (Recall, Analysis, Comparison, Inference)


Week 1 Life Science
(Five Senses)

Click on  the Link to The Magic School Bus Explores the Senses

Smell, Sound, Sight

11A1-3; 11B1-7; 11C1; 12A3
  • Observation 
  • Communication
  • Making Comparisons
  • Ordering
  • Categorization
Evaluation Plan (Shown Below)

You may refer to "Assessments" and link for specific rubrics.
Recall:  Name the five senses.
  • What special job does seeing have?
  • What special job does hearing have?
  • What special job does tasting have?
  • What special job does touching have?
  • What special job does smelling have?
Analysis:
  • What is the relationship between your eye and your body?
  • What is the relationship between your ear and your body?
  • What is the relationship between your tongue and your body?
  • What is the relationship between your tongue and your body?
  • What is the relationship between your nose and your body?
Comparison:
  • How are seeing and hearing different? 
  • How are seeing and tasting different? 
  • How are seeing and touching different? 
  • How are seeing and smelling different? 
  • How are hearing and tasting different?
Inference:
  • What daily  needs does the sense of sight fulfill?
  • What daily needs does the sense of hearing fulfill?
  • What daily needs does the sense of tasting fulfill?
  • What daily needs does the sense of touching fulfill?
  • What daily needs does the sense of smelling fulfill?
Evaluation:   Learning Centers:
  • Station 1- Cut and paste from magazine anything you can see.
  • Station 2- Cut and paste from magazine anything you can hear.
  • Station 3- Cut and paste anything you can taste.
  • Station 4- Cut and paste anything you can touch.
  • Station 5- Cut and paste anything you can smell.
  • Station 6- Put together five pages from previous stations in order to create your Five Senses Book.  Make a title page and write your name at the bottom.

Week 2 Life Science
(Five Senses)

Click on  the Link to The Magic School Bus Explores the Senses

Smell, Sound, Sight

 

11A1-3; 11B1-7;  11C1; 12A3
  • Observation
  • Communication
  • Making Comparisons
  • Ordering
  • Categorization
Evaluation Plan (Shown Below)

You may refer to "Assessments" and link for specific rubrics.
Recall:  (Review Week 1) Oral presentations of sight pages.
Analysis:  (Review Week 1) Oral presentation of hearing pages.
Comparison:   (Review Week 1) Oral presentation of taste pages.
Inference:   (Review Week 1) Oral presentation of touch pages.
Evaluation: Oral presentation of smell pages.

Week 3 Life Science
(Five Senses)

Click on  the Link to The Magic School Bus Explores the Senses

Smell, Sound, Sight

11A1-3; 11B1-7; 11C1;  12A3
  • Observation
  • Communication
  • Making Comparisons
  • Ordering
  • Categorization
Evaluation Plan (Shown Below)

You may refer to "Assessments" and link for specific rubrics.
Recall:  (Review Week 2) Finish oral presentations of sight pages.
Analysis:  (Review Week 2) Finish oral presentation of hearing pages.
Comparison:   (Review Week 2) Finish oral presentation of taste pages.
Inference:   (Review Week 2) Finish oral presentation of touch pages.
Evaluation: Finish oral presentation of smell pages.

Week 4 Life Science (Internal Body Parts) 11A1-3; 11B1-7; 11C1;  12A3; 12B2; 13D1
  • Observation
  • Communication
  • Making Comparisons
  • Ordering
  • Categorization
Evaluation Plan (Shown Below)

You may refer to "Assessments" and link for specific rubrics.
Recall:  Name the internal body parts.
  • What special job does the brain have?
  • What special job does the heart have?
  • What special job do the lungs have?
  • What special job does the stomach have?
  • What special job does the digestive system have?    
Analysis:
  • How does the Brain function?
  • How does the Heart function?
  • How do the Lungs function?
  • How does the Stomach function?
  • How does the Digestive System function?
Comparison:
  • How is the brain different from the heart?
  • How are the lungs different from the stomach?
  • How is the digestive system different from the stomach?
Inference:
  • What daily needs does the brain fulfill?
  • What daily needs does the heart fulfill?
  • What daily needs do the lungs fulfill?
  • What daily needs does the stomach fulfill?
  • What daily needs does the digestive system fulfill?
Evaluation:  Learning Centers:
  • Station1- Cut and paste from magazine any brain activities.
  • Station 2- Cut and paste from magazine any heart activities.
  • Station 3- Cut and paste from magazine any lung activities.
  • Station 4- Cut and paste from magazine any stomach activities.
  • Station 5- Cut and paste from magazine any digestive system activities.
  • Station 6- Put together five pages from previous stations in order to create your External Body Parts Book.  Make a title page and write your name at the bottom.

Week 5 Life Science
(Internal Body Parts)

 

 

11A1-3; 11B1-7; 11C1; 12A3; 12B2; 13D1
  • Observation
  • Communication
  • Making Comparisons
  • Ordering
  • Categorization
Evaluation Plan (Shown Below)

You may refer to "Assessments" and link for specific rubrics.
Recall:  (Review Week 4) Oral presentations of brain page.
Analysis:  (Review Week 4) Oral presentation of heart page.
Comparison: (Review Week 4) Oral presentation of lung page.  
Inference:  (Review Week 4) Oral presentation of stomach page.
Evaluation: (Review Week 4) Oral presentation of digestive system page.

Week 6 Life Science
(Internal Body Parts)

 

 

11A1-3; 11B1-7; 11C1; 12A3; 12B2; 13D1
  • Observation
  • Communication
  • Making Comparisons
  • Ordering
  • Categorization
Evaluation Plan (Shown Below)

You may refer to "Assessments" and link for specific rubrics.
Recall:   (Review Week 5) Finish oral presentations of brain page.
Analysis:  (Review Week 5) Finish oral presentation of heart page.
Comparison: (Review Week 5) Finish oral presentation of lung page.    
Inference:  (Review Week 5) Finish oral presentation of stomach page.
Evaluation: (Review Week 5) Finish oral presentation of digestive system page.

Week 7 Life Science
(External Body Parts)

 

11A1-3; 11B1-7; 11C1; 12A3; 12B2; 13D1
  • Observation
  • Communication
  • Making Comparisons
  • Ordering
  • Categorization
Evaluation Plan (Shown Below)

You may refer to "Assessments" and link for specific rubrics.
Recall:  Name the external body parts.
  • What special job does the eye have?
  • What special  job does the head have?
  • What special job does the mouth have?
  • What special job does the nose have?
  • What special job does the hand have?
Comparison:
  • How is the eye different from the head?
  • How is the mouth different from the nose?
  • How is the hand different from the head?
Inference:
  • What daily needs does the eye fulfill?
  • What daily needs does the head fulfill?
  • What daily needs does the mouth fulfill?
  • What daily needs does the nose fulfill?
  • What daily needs does the hand fulfill?
Evaluation:  Learning Centers:
  • Station1- Cut and paste from magazine any eye activities.
  • Station 2- Cut and paste from magazine any head activities.
  • Station 3- Cut and paste from magazine any mouth activities.
  • Station 4- Cut and paste from magazine any nose activities.
  • Station 5- Cut and paste from magazine any hand activities.
  • Station 6- Put together five pages from previous stations in order to create your External Body Parts Book.  Make a title page and write your name at the bottom.

Week 8 Life Science
(External Body Parts)

 

 

11A1-3; 11B1-7; 11C1; 12A3: 12B2: 13D1
  • Observation
  • Communication
  • Making Comparisons
  • Ordering
  • Categorization
Evaluation Plan (Shown Below)

You may refer to "Assessments" and link for specific rubrics.
Recall:  (Review Week 7) Oral presentations of eye page.
Analysis:  (Review Week 7) Oral presentation of head page.
Comparison: (Review Week 7) Oral presentation of mouth page.  
Inference:  (Review Week 7) Oral presentation of nose page.
Evaluation: (Review Week 7) Oral presentation of hand page.

Week 9 Life Science
(External Body Parts)

 

11A1-3; 11B1-7; 11C1; 12A3; 12B2; 13D1
  • Observation
  • Communication
  • Making Comparisons
  • Ordering
  • Categorization
Evaluation Plan (Shown Below)

You may refer to "Assessments" and link for specific rubrics.
Recall: (Review Week 8) Finish oral presentations of eye page.
Analysis:   (Review Week 8) Finish oral presentation of head page.
Comparison:  (Review Week 8) Finish oral presentation of mouth page. 
Inference:   (Review Week 8) Finish oral presentation of nose page.
Evaluation:  (Review Week 8) Finish oral presentation of hand page.

Week10 Life Science
(Review)

 

11A1-3; 11B1-7; 11C1; 12A3; 12B2; 13D1
  • Observation
  • Communication
  • Making Comparisons
  • Ordering
  • Categorization
Evaluation Plan (Shown Below)

You may refer to "Assessments" and link for specific rubrics.
Recall:  Review -five senses, internal body parts, external body parts.
Comparison: Compare which five senses goes with what internal or external body part.
Inference: Synthesize the five senses, internal and external body parts fitting together on the body as a whole.
Evaluation: Oral presentations on above questions.

 


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