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  • 8/11/2019 Second Grade Curriculum1


    Unit Plan and Lessons forCurriculum Alignment between the Penguins: Past &

    Present Research Study and Local lementarySchools

    Funded By: the National Science Foundation

    Instructional DeveloperErin Gunter

    erg1602 unc!"edu

    Supervisors:Dr" Steve E#slie

    $i%e &olito ' &hD Student in $arine Biology

    (niversity Supervisor:Dr" $ahna) $oalle#

    (niversity o* North +arolina at ,il#ington$aster-s o* Instructional .echnology

    &ro*essional InternshipSu##er 200/

  • 8/11/2019 Second Grade Curriculum1


    !able of ContentsIntroduction""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""

    .eacher Guide"""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""

    Student Guide""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""

    n Introduction to Brush tail &enguins""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""

    .he 4i*e +ycle o* a &enguin""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""

    4i*e +ycle 5u ric""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""

    +o#paring and +ontrasting 4i*e +ycles"""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""

    7enn Diagra# 5u ric"""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""

    &enguin +enters""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""+enters 5u ric"""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""

    &enguin &oetry""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""

    &oetry 5u ric"""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""

    &enguin ,e 9uest"""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""

    ,e 9uest 5u ric"""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""

    Glo al ,ar#ing""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""

    Science E;peri#ent 5u ric""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""

    (nit resources"""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""

    dditional 5eco##ended 5esources"""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""


    ppendi; """"""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""

    ppendi; B""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""

    Bi liography"""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""


  • 8/11/2019 Second Grade Curriculum1


    "ntroduction .he Brush tail &enguins instructor=s guide is *or second grade" It !as developed at (N+,to help teach local ele#entary school students a out the rush tail penguins o*

    ntarctica" .his instructor=s guide is co#plete !ith seven di>erent hands on and

    interactive lessons" .hese lessons are designed to engage and in*or# the students" .helesson plans are all aligned !ith North +arolina Standard +ourse o* Study" Each goal ando ?ective is listed at the eginning o* the speci@c lesson" .he goal o* this instructor=sguide is to provide lessons that integrate scienceA technologyA languageA and otherele#entary su ?ects"

    !eacher #uide .his instructor=s guide is co#plete !ith instructor=s #aterialsA student #aterialsA andre*erences to additional #aterials that #ay e help*ul !hen teaching this unit on the

    rush tail penguins" .he guide !ill also have teacher-s #aterials that have the correctans!ers to student assign#ents and activities" .his unit !as developed to e used inlocal ele#entary schools to enhance the colla oration et!een local schools and the(N+, *aculty researchers" Dr" Steve E#slie and $i%e &olitoA a &hD studentA are (N+,researchers that are going to e visiting local schools to tal% a out their research thatta%es place in ntarctica" .hey !ill visit once e*ore they go to ntarctica and once !henthey return *ro# ntarctica" ,hile the researchers are in ntarctica thoughA the students!ill learn a out the penguins through the use o* this unit" .he student #aterials thathave een developed *or this unit are in their o!n pac%age called My Penguin Book.Every student !ill need one o* these oo%s *or this unit" .he oo%s also have a place!here students can record their thoughts !hile learning a out penguins and !rite do!n9uestions that they !ould li%e to as% a researcher" .he teacher can then collect the oo%s

    and send 9uestions to the researchers" Note: #a%e sure to screen the 9uestions and tochec% out the Fre9uently s%ed uestions lin% on the !e site to ensure that the 9uestionhas not een previously ans!ered"

    Student #uide .he student guide *or this unit has een organi)ed into the My Penguin Book " .his oo%let*or#at !as designed to #a%e the #aterials organi)ed and easily accessi le *or studentand teacher use" .he student #aterials that have een developed *or this unit are in theiro!n pac%age called My Penguin Book. Every student !ill need one o* these oo%s *or thisunit" .he oo%s serve as the place *or students to record the in*or#ation they learn" .he

    oo%s also have places *or the students to #a%e co##entsA ta%e notesA and as%9uestions a out penguins" .he 9uestions that students as% can then e sent to theresearchers *or ans!ers"

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    An "ntroduction to $rush%tail Penguins

    Grade level: 2

    GoalC ?ective: N+ Standard +ourse o* Study:


    +o#petency Goal 1: .he learner !ill conduct investigations and uild an understanding o* ani#al li*e cycles"

    ?ective 1"01 Descri e the li*e cycle o* ani#als including:


    Developing into an adult"


    ging and death"

    INF 5$ .I N S I44S:

    +o#petency Goal 1: .he learner !ill e;plore sources and *or#ats *or readingA listeningAand vie!ing purposes"

    ?ective 1"0/ De#onstrate a!areness that resources convey #eaning and e;ist ina variety o*

    *or#ats printA graphicalA audioA videoA #ulti#ediaA !e ased "

    +o#petency Goal

  • 8/11/2019 Second Grade Curriculum1


    'aterials: &ro?ectorA +o#puter !ith Internet connectionA (nited Strea#ing video:&enguins A&o!er&oint: &enguins o* ntarctica A &encils one *or each student A My PenguinBook oo%lets one *or each student A My Penguin Book teacher guide

    stimated time: 1 day

    Summary: .his lesson is the @rst in a unit a out penguins" In this lessonA students !ill eintroduced to three types o* penguins that elong to the Brush tail group" .hese threepenguins are the +hinstrap &enguinA dJlie &enguin pronounced a dell ee A and theGentoo &enguin" Students !ill learn asic in*or#ation a out the penguins such as !herethey liveA !hat they loo% li%eA and !hat they eat" t the end o* the lessonA students !ill

    egin a My Penguin Book y docu#enting t!o things they learned a out penguinsA and!riting t!o 9uestions to e posted on a class log to (N+, researchers"

    (ocus and Re)iew *gain attention+ recall rere,uisites-: Begin the lesson ysho!ing the class a video clip a out penguins *ro# Discovery (nited Strea#ing called I*you !ere a ird: &enguins 2:2/ " Follo!ing the video clipA as% students !hat they sa! inthe video" In trying to elicit responsesA so#e sa#ple 9uestions are: Kave you seenpenguins at the )oo e*oreL Kave you seen penguins in cartoons or #oviesL ,here dopenguins liveL *ter 2 #inutes o* student ans!ers and discussion a out penguinsA dra!the discussion to a close"

    Statement of .b/ecti)es: In*or# the students that the class is eginning a unit onpenguins" .ell the students that they are going to learn a out three di>erent types o*penguinsA the +hinstrap &enguinA the dJlie &enguinA and the Gentoo &enguin" .hestudents !ill learn that there are 1 di>erent species o* penguins and the re#aining 13species are *ound on islands and coastlines throughout the southern he#isphere" .hethree they are studying are *ound in the ntarctic or the su ntarctic"

    !eacher "n ut * resent stimulus material+ ro)ide learning guidance-: &rior topresenting the lesson to the classA print out the po!er point in note *or#A so that youhave the necessary in*or#ation to give the students" nce you have in*or#ed the classo* the o ?ectives *or the lessonA egin y sho!ing a glo e and pointing to ntarctica" .hat!ay the students %no! !here ntarctica is located in re*erence to the (nited States"

    .hen egin presenting the &o!er&oint &enguins o* ntarctica to students" llo! studentsto as% 9uestions" I* you do not %no! the ans!ersA try to !rite the 9uestions do!n to as%the researchers at another ti#e"

    #uided Practice: *elicit erformance+ ro)ide feedbac0-: s a classA co#plete the

    9ui) at the end o* the introductory po!er point a out penguins""nde endent Practice *assess erformance-: &ass out to each student a My PenguinBook " .ell students to !rite their na#e and the date on the *ront o* the oo%" s%students to turn to page one and !rite t!o things they learned a out penguins today"

    .henA as% students to !rite do!n