Grade: Second
Subject: Science
Moon Phases

Expected Outcome Of This Lesson Plan-
1. Understand why the moon has phases
2. The moon's phases come in a pattern
3. Know the names of each phase of the moon
Teacher Objectives-
1.Students will actively participate in the activity.
2. Students will use the Promethean board to explore the moon.
3. Students who are not listening will not be able to use the board.
Promethean board
white boards
Teaching Methods-

1. Lesson Introduction-

1. Talk about moon journals and calendars.
2. What did we notice (different shapes, shadows, a pattern)
3. Are their names to describe each of the shapes we see?

2. Lesson Progression-

1. Softball/Flashlight experiment
2. Interactive Promethean board activities
3. On white boards

3. Guided Practice-

1. Promethean board activities
2. white boards

4. Student Practice-

1. worksheet
2. moon calendar

5. Learner Accommodations-

1. pre-cut shapes
2. describe verbally

6. Assessment-

1. Worksheets
2. Observation

7. Lesson Closure-

1. On the rug, we will discuss what we learned.
2. Q & A on the phases
Measuring Student Progress-
1. Worksheet
2. moon calendar

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