Grade: 6th Grade
Subject: Science
How did the Gulf Oil Spill effect the animals?

Expected Outcome Of This Lesson Plan-
The goal of this lesson is to show the effects the oils spill has on animals.
Teacher Objectives-
1. TLW research an animal and state the effects of the oil spill on the animal.

2. TLW construct a poster to represent the effects of the oil spill on their animal.

3. TLW share the found information woth the class.
laptops, crayons, markers, white poster paper
Teaching Methods-

1. Lesson Introduction-

Recall the information we found in our weekly reader. Were the animals effected? How?

2. Lesson Progression-

Today we are going to further research the effects the animals are feeling from the Gulf Oil Spill. Each group will be given a diferent animal to research. You will need to look at various websites to find how these animals are affected.

3. Guided Practice-

I will demonstrate by looking up the effects of the oil spill on the peregrine falcon. This will be done on the promethean board.

4. Student Practice-

Students will break up into their groups and begin their research. After the groups find their research they will be constructing a poster to show what they have found.

5. Learner Accommodations-

Students will be working in groups.

6. Assessment-

I will be walking around the room monitoring all groups and answering questions.

7. Lesson Closure-

We will close by presenting our posters.
Measuring Student Progress-
I will be evaluating the groups based on group work and participation.

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