Module 3A: Considering Perspectives and Supporting Opinions

Contributed By
UnboundEd
Subjects
English-Language Arts
Grades
Grade 4

Module 3A: Considering Perspectives and Supporting Opinions

Simple Machines: Force and Motion.

35 INSTRUCTIONAL DAYS (35 HOURS)


Description

In this module, students engage in reading, writing, listening, and speaking to build knowledge of simple machines and how they impact force, effort, and work. Students begin by reading some basic informational text. They then read out loud and perform a short Readers Theater (written for classroom use) about simple machines in order to continue building background knowledge about simple machines while also learning the structural elements of drama and practicing reading fluently.

The Following Units Are Included within this Module:

  • Unit 1:  Building Background Knowledge about Simple Machines through Informational Text and Literature
  • Unit 2:  Scientific Research:  Researching Simple Machines: How They Help Do Work
  • Unit 3:  Sharing Opinions:  The Best Simple Machine for a Job

Lessons are organized under each unit.

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