Applies critical thinking skills to analyze and summarize what they've learned about wolves so far.
Uses speaking skills to communicate new understandings effectively.
Collaborates with others to "tell the story" of their inquiry process
Inquiry Dispositions: Demonstrates teamwork by working productively with others.
Language Arts: Uses listening and speaking strategies
Tells stories based on personal experience
Speaks expressively (as in presenting the "story" of their inquiry adventure with its characters)
Draws with crayons or markers to express ideas
T-Chart from previous session as prompt for review
Markers or crayons
Pen/paper to take notes (you)
This lesson is designed to follow the lesson plan entitled "Wonder" Questions About Animals. It also serves as an excellent review to demonstrate what they have learned thus far and to check for understanding.
Are students able to tell their story including where they searched for information and what they discovered? Were they able to collaborate successfully on the telling of the story?
Each student should be able to translate their piece of the story into a drawing.
This lesson plan is based on actual lessons presented by Denise Bieniek.