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Elaine Kao

Term One, 2014-2015


Science - Grade 3
Teaching
Resources

-Build It Up, student and teachers books (Scholastic)


-Materials and Structures, teachers book (Portage & Main Press)
-Stable & Strong Structures (Nelson Literacy)

Field
Trips/Guest
Presenters:

-Visit with an engineer and architect


-Site Visit (Janion Building)
-Neighbourhood walk-about buildings / playgrounds

Timeline Content and BC


Curriculum Learning
Outcomes (Grade 3
Science)
Septemb Processes of
er to
Science
Decembe
r
Questioning:
- ask questions that
foster investigations
and explorations
relevant to the
content
Measuring and
Reporting:
-measure objects and
events
Physical Science
Structures and
Materials
-describe shapes that
are part of natural and

Planning for Assessment


(Teaching Strategies)

Achievement Indicators
(Assessment Activities)

-Science folders
- What are structures?
-Walk-about to identify different
structures in our environment
-Walk-about to investigate the parts
of buildings
- How does a foundation work?
-Building structures to learn about the
importance of foundation, beams,
posts, loads
-Building structures to test strength
and shape relationship
-Building structures to test different
materials
-Design and construction of a
structure with a specific purpose
- Extension activities optional
activities to extend, enrich and
reinforce learning
- Activity centers independent and
group student activities that focus on

-Participation during class and small


group discussions
-Anecdotal notes
-Interviews
-Individual student observation
-Science Folders organized and
contain evidence of own interests
and inquiries beyond what is given.
-Creation of a well-reasoned
building design:
1. drawings (plans and
elevations)
2. written reasoning for
design choices
3. 3D computer model
(SketchUp)
4. Physical model
construction
-Presentation of designs and work
to peers and guests

Elaine Kao
Term One, 2014-2015
human-built structures learning
-compare the effects
of different materials,
shapes and forces on
the strength and
stability of different
structures

*Main focus on an Architecture design


project that will integrate several core
subjects.

-conduct
investigations into
ways to improve the
strength and stability
of structures

Differentiation:
- extension activities optional (anchor) activities to extend, enrich and reinforce learning
- possible activity centers independent and group activities that focus on learning
- options provided to accommodate different learning styles
- direct instruction with opportunities to use skills and knowledge in structured and unstructured activities
- learning through inquiry, initiating their own projects and engaging in projects (Explorations) with other students
to develop a sense of community
- classroom environment that is focused not only on activities but on creative activities that involve exploration of
ideas
Assessment:
- participation during class and small group discussions, observation, anecdotal notes, completion of assigned tasks
according to rubrics, interviews, self-assessment