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Learning Experience 1: What Do You
Know About Shadows?TEACHER’S GUIDEMaterials:For the class:Chart
by teacherPreparation:Prepare a
word web on chart paper with the word shadows in the center. Prepare students
to take a walk around the
school grounds or neighborhood.Basic Skills Development:DiscussingDescribingEvaluation Strategy:Students
will contribute to a class word web on shadows.Vocabulary:shadowshadowsObjective: Students will use their background
knowledge to create a word web about shadows.What is a shadow?On chart
paper, draw a word web with the word shadows in the center of the web. Ask students
to contribute to the web by asking them what they “think” they know about shadows.
Write down student ideas on the word web. At the end of this unit, review the word
web with students. Revise previous thoughts
about shadows that were not accurate and add new learning. Take a
school grounds or neighborhood walk as a class. Observe, discover, and investigate
the various shadows cast by large stationary objects. Include such things as
playground equipment, trees, buildings, street signs, parked cars, etc.Discussion Questions:What makes
everything have a shadow?Are all
shadows going in the same direction?Why do
shadows look different?Does a
shadow look different than the object casting it?What was
most interesting shadow you saw?