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Lesson 3 - Speaking, Writing, and Drawing: Adding to Our Oral Presentation Notes and Scientific Drawings and Captions

teaches Common Core State Standards W.2.7 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/2/7
teaches Common Core State Standards L.2.1.e http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/2/1/e
teaches Common Core State Standards RI.2.7 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/2/7
teaches Common Core State Standards RI.2.5 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/2/5
teaches Common Core State Standards RI.2.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/2/1
teaches Common Core State Standards L.2.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/2/1
teaches Common Core State Standards L.2.1.f http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/2/1/f

Lesson 3 - Speaking, Writing, and Drawing: Adding to Our Oral Presentation Notes and Scientific Drawings and Captions

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Daily Learning Targets

  • I can write notecard #3 for my oral presentation using information from the pollinator texts and My Pollinator Writing Booklet. 
  • I can create a scientific drawing and write a caption to show my pollinator moving to a new flower to complete the pollination process.

Ongoing Assessment

  • During Work Time B, circulate as students work on the Scientific Drawings and Captions Template and continue to notice if they use the resources available to inform their illustration and caption writing.

Purpose of Lesson

  • Lesson 3 follows a similar pattern to Lesson 2: Students write a new presentation notecard based on teacher modeling and draft their second scientific drawing and caption to show their insect pollinator collecting pollen.

In Advance

  • Pre-determine a workspace for scientific drawing in Work Time B: Students will sit with their research group to share copies of the pollinator texts and photographs as they complete drawing #3 and caption #3 on their Scientific Drawings and Captions Template.
  • Post: Learning targets, “Capture the Caption!” song, and applicable anchor charts (see Materials list).

Vocabulary

  • Lesson-specific: adjectives, adverbs, specific, model

Materials

  • “Capture the Caption!” song (from Lesson 2; to display)
  • Upgrading Sentences Anchor Chart (new; teacher-created)
  • Upgrading Sentences Anchor Chart (example, for teacher reference)
  • Bee Photograph #1 (from Unit 2, Lesson 5; one to display)
  • Caption for Bee Photograph #1 (from Lesson 2; one to display)
  • Oral Presentation Notecards: Bee Model (from Lesson 2; one set to display)
  • Oral Presentation Notecards (from Lesson 2; one set per student)
  • Pollinator Texts (from Lesson 1; one per student)
    • “Merci Beaucoup, Bees!” (from Lesson 1; one per student in this group)
    • “Forever Grateful, Flies and Wasps!” (from Lesson 2; one per student in this group)
    • “Thanks a Bunch, Beetles!” (from Lesson 1; one per student in this group)
    • “¡Muchas Gracias, Butterflies and Moths!” (from Lesson 1; one per student in this group)
  • My Pollinator Writing Booklet (completed in Unit 2, Lesson 13; one per student)
  • Sandwich bag (from Lesson 3; one per student)
  • What Researchers Do Anchor Chart (begun in Unit 1, Lesson 2)
  • Scientific Drawings and Captions Template: Bee Model (from Lesson 1; one to display)
  • Scientific Drawings Anchor Chart (begun in Unit 2, Lesson 5)
  • Scientific Drawings and Captions Template (from Lesson 1; one per student)
  • Pollinator Photographs (from Lesson 1; one per student)
    • Butterflies and Moths Photographs #3-6 (from Lesson 1; one per student in the Butterflies and Moths group)
    • Flies and Wasps Photographs #3-6 (from Lesson 1; one per student in the Flies and Wasps group)
    • Beetles Photographs #3-6 (from Lesson 1; one per student in the Beetles group)