LESSON PLANS

 

Day 1

Introduction to communication

 

Day 2

Body Language

 

Day 3

Actions show attitude

Words give actions meaning

 

Day 4

Successful communication

 

Day 5

Using voice, writing, signals, and machines to communicate

 

Day 6

Communication today

 

Day 7

Communication before the telephone

 

Day 8

The invention of the telephone

 

Day 9

How mail has changed

 

Day 10

Morse Code

 

Day 11

Writing in Braille

 

Day 12

Helen Keller and Sign Language

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Day 13

Animal communication

 

 

I.Objectives:

A.Understanding: †††††† 1.The teacher will begin by trying to activate prior knowledge about what communication is.

†††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† 2.Teacherís questions will help them to understand what they will be learning.

B.Skills:††††††††††††††††††††† 1.To develop skills in:

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a.Listening to others.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b. Sharing ideas.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† c.Thinking about what they know.

d.Thinking about what they would like to know.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† e.Designing the folder.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† f.Following directions.

C.Values:†††††††††††††††††† 1.To develop:

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a. An appreciation for other ideas.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b. An appreciation for the topic they will be studying.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† c. A feeling of accomplishment for the folders that they begin to decorate.

D.Core Curriculum Content Standards:All students will acquire historical understanding of societal ideas and forces throughout the history of New Jersey, the United States, and the World.(6.4)

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II.Procedures:

††††††††††† A.Introductions:

Review:††††††††† 1.The teacher will ask the students what they know about communication.

Motivation:†††††† 2.The teacher will have books, fiction and non-fiction, displayed on the topic.

Problem:†††††††††† 3.What do we already know about communication and what do we want to know?

††††††††††† B.Development:

1.The teacher will tell the class that they will be studying about communication.

2.Ask the class what they think communication is.Write their responses on chart paper.

3.The class will fill in the Know sections on the KWL chart. (Initatory Activities)

4.The teacher will ask the class what types of things they would like to know about communication.

5.The teacher will go over the responses she has written on the chart and will explain that as they learn these things they will add the answers to the What We Learned column.

6.The teacher will explain the different things they will be learning about (ways communication happen, inventions, animal communication, how people with disabilities communicate, etc.)

7.The teacher will read Communication by Aliki.

††††††††††† C.Summary:

††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.The class will get large pieces of construction of paper to make a communication folder.

 

III.Teaching Aids:

††††††††††† A.Books

††††††††††† B.Paper for folder

††††††††††† C.KWL chart

††††††††††† D.Communication by Aliki

††††††††††† E.Chart Paper

 

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I.Objectives:

A.Understanding: †††††† 1.The video will help to demonstrate and explain the ideas.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2.Teacherís questions will help them to understand what they will be learning.

B.Skills:††††††††††††††††††††† 1.To develop skills in:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a.Listening to others.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b. Sharing ideas through writing, talking, and action.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† c.Thinking about what they know.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† d.Reflecting on their own experiences and how they relate to the topic.

C.Values:†††††††††††††††††† 1.To develop:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a. An appreciation for their experiences.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b. An appreciation for different means of expression.

D.Core Curriculum Content Standards:All students will acquire historical understanding of societal ideas and forces throughout the history of New Jersey, the United States, and the World. (6.4)

 

II.Procedures:

††††††††††† A.Introduction:

Review:††††††††† 1.The teacher will ask the students to define what communication is.

Motivation:†††††† 2.The teacher will introduce the video and set them up to try to define what body talk is.

Problem:†††††††††† 3. How do we communicate using body talk and our words?

††††††††††† B.Development:

1.The teacher will ask the class what communication is.

2.The teacher will introduce the video.

3.The teacher will ask the class to look for what it means to talk with our bodies.

4.Watch Lesson 1.

5.The teacher will ask what body talk is.

6.The teacher will ask how Pongo used his body to communicate.

7.The class will draw a picture of a time they used their body to talk.

8.The class will share their pictures.

9.The class will come up with other ways that bodies can be used to communicate.

10.Watch Lesson 2.

11. The teacher will ask how Perdy, Pongo, and Anita show their feelings.

12.The class will write about a time they showed feelings by body talk.

13.The class will share what they wrote.

14.They will act out other ways to show feelings.

††††††††††† C.Summary:

††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.Fill in chart.

 

III.Teaching Aids:

††††††††††† A.Dalmatian video

B.Television

††††††††††† C.KWL chart

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I.Objectives:

A.Understanding: †††††† 1.The video will help to demonstrate and explain the ideas.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2.Teacherís questions will help them to understand what they will be learning.

B.Skills:††††††††††††††††††††† 1.To develop skills in:

††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a.Listening to others.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b. Sharing ideas through writing, talking, and action.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† c.Thinking about what they know.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† d.Reflecting on their own experiences and how they relate to the topic.

C.Values:†††††††††††††††††† 1.To develop:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a. An appreciation for their experiences.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b. An appreciation for different means of expression.

D.Core Curriculum Content Standards:All students will acquire historical understanding of societal ideas and forces throughout the history of New Jersey, the United States, and the World.(6.4)

 

II.Procedures:

††††††††††† A.Introduction:

Review:††††††††† 1.The teacher will have them review what body talk is.

Motivation:†††††† 2.The teacherís questions will remind them about the video and what they did last class.

Problem:†††††††††† 3.How do we use our bodies and words to communicate?

††††††††††† B.Development:

1.The teacher will begin by asking them what body talk is.

2.The class will share ways they talk with their bodies.

3.The teacher will ask the class what an attitude is and to name some.

4.Watch Lesson 3.

5.The teacher will ask how Cruella shows her attitude.

6.The class will write about a time when they could tell what someone was thinking by looking at their actions or body talk.

7.The class will share what they wrote.

8.The teacher will ask students to perform actions to show attitude.

9.Watch Lesson 4

10.The teacher will ask why words were needed.

11.The class will write about a time they used words to explain something because body talk was not enough.

13. The class will share what they wrote.

††††††††††† C.Summary:

††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.Fill in chart.

††††††††††††††††††††††† 2.Do evaluation.

 

III.Teaching Aids:

††††††††††† A.Dalmatian video

††††††††††† B.television

††††††††††† C.KWL chart

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I.Objectives:

A.Understanding: †††††† 1.The video will help to demonstrate and explain the ideas.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2.Teacherís questions will help them to understand what they will be learning.

B.Skills:††††††††††††††††††††† 1.To develop skills in:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a.Listening to others.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b. Sharing ideas through writing, talking, and action.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† c.Thinking about what they know.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† d.Reflecting on their own experiences and how they relate to the topic.

C.Values:†††††††††††††††††† 1.To develop:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a. An appreciation for their experiences.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b. An appreciation for different means of expression.

††††† D.Core Curriculum Content Standards:All students will acquire historical understanding of societal ideas and forces††† throughout the history of New Jersey, the United States, and the World.(6.4)

 

II.Procedures:

††††††††††† A.Introduction:

Review:††††††††† 1.The teacher will ask the students why is it important to communicate.

Motivation:†††††† 2.The class will play a game of telephone.

Problem:†††††††††† 3.How do we communicate using body talk and our words?

††††††††††† B.Development:

1.The teacher will ask the class why communication is important.

2.The class will play telephone.

3.The teacher will ask the class to explain what happened during the game and why it may have happened.

4.Watch Lesson 5.

5.The teacher will ask the class to write about a time when someone did not speak clearly and did not wait until you understood.

6.The class will share what they wrote.

7.The teacher will ask why is it important for someone to understand what you say.

8.Watch Lesson 6.

9.The teach will ask the class to write about a time they listened and asked question until they understood.

10.The class will share what they wrote.

11.Watch Lesson 7.

12.The teacher will ask the class to write about a time they had a good idea and nobody would think clearly about it.

13.The class will share what they wrote.

14.The teacher will ask the class why it is important to think carefully about what a person says.

††††††††††† C.Summary:

††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.Fill in chart.

 

III.Teaching Aids:

††††††††††† A.Dalmatian video

††††††††††† B.Television

††††††††††† C.KWL chart

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I.Objectives:

A.Understanding:††††††† 1. They will have the opportunity to share what they the learned about the day before.

2.There will be a picture displayed showing how and why communication occurs.

B.Skills:††††††††††††††††††††† 1.To develop skills in:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a.Sharing ideas

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b.Drawing pictures that represent ideas.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† c.Writing about ideas.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† d.Listening to others.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† e.Evaluating performance.

C.Values:†††††††††††††††††† 1.To develop:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a.An understanding of how communication occurs.

b.An understanding of why communication occurs.

††††† D.Core Curriculum Content Standards:All students will acquire historical understanding of societal ideas and forces†† throughout the history of New Jersey, the United States, and the World.(6.4)

 

II.Procedures:

††††††††††† A.Introductions:

Review:††††††††† 1. The teacher will have the KWL chart displayed and will ask someone about what was discussed.

Motivation:†††††† 2.The teacher will have a picture displayed showing a community and the many ways that communication occurs.

Problem:†††††††††† 3.How and why does communication occur?

††††††††††††††††††††††† B.Development:

1.The teacher will ask the class to explain what they discussed the day before.

2.The teacher will have the class study the picture on pages 4 and 5 of the Big Book.

3.The teacher will have someone read the paragraph in the Big Book.

4.The class will look for the ways people use voices to communicate.

5.The class will look for the ways people use writing to communicate.

6.The class will look for the ways people use signals to communicate.

7.The class will look for the ways people use machines to communicate.

8. The teacher will have the class fold a piece of paper into four parts.

9.The class will draw a picture of way to use voice, writing, signals, and machines to communicate.

10. The class will write a sentence to explain.

C.Summary:

1.Fill in chart

 

III.Teaching Aids:

††††††††††† A.big book

††††††††††† B.paper†††††††††

C.KWL chart

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I.Objectives:

A.Understanding:††††††† 1.The video will portray how television, news, newspaper, and computers help communities communicate.

B.Skills:††††††††††††††††††††† 1.To develop skills in:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a.Sharing ideas.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b.Viewing.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† c.Deciphering important information.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† d.Listening to others.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† e.Evaluating performance.

C.Values:†††††††††††††††††† 1.To develop:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a.An understanding of how television news works to give information.

b.An understanding of how newspapers work to give information.

c.An understanding of how computers work to give information.

††††††† D.Core Curriculum Content Standards:All students will acquire historical understanding of societal ideas and forces†† throughout the history of New Jersey, the United States, and the World.(6.4)

 

II.Procedures:

††††††††††† A.Introductions:

Review:††††††††† 1. The teacher will have the KWL chart displayed.

Motivation:†††††† 2.The class will watch a video.

Problem:†††††††††† 3.What are some ways that communities communicate?

††††††††††††††††††††††† B.Development:

1.The teacher will introduce the video Your Town:Communications.

2.The teacher will tell them that the video will be talking about some of the ways that communication occurs today.

3.They will watch the video.

2.Ask the class what are three types of communication described in the video.

C.Summary:

1.Fill in chart

2.Do Evaluation

 

III.Teaching Aids:

††††††††††† A.Television

B.Video Your Town:Communications.

C.KWL chart

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I.Objectives:

A.Understanding:††††††† 1.The book will give the students an overview of how communication occurred before the telephone was invented.

B.Skills:††††††††††††††††††††† 1.To develop skills in:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a.Sharing ideas.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b.Portraying ideas through drawing and writing.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† c.Deciphering important information.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† d.Listening to others.

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C.Values:†††††††††††††††††† 1.To develop:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a.An understanding of how communication occurred.

b.An understanding of what the invention of the telephone did for communication.

D.Core Curriculum Content Standards:All students will acquire historical understanding of societal ideas and forces throughout the history of New Jersey, the United States, and the World.(6.4)

 

II.Procedures:

††††††††††† A.Introductions:

Review:††††††††† 1. The teacher will ask the class to think about how communication occurs today.

Motivation:†††††† 2.The teacher will read the book What Was It Like Before the Telephone.

Problem:†††††††††† 3.What are some of the ways people communicated before there were telephones?

††††††††††††††††††††††† B.Development:

1.The teacher will begin by having the class think about the ways that communication happens today.

2.†† The teacher will introduce the book What Was It Like Before the Telephone.

3.The teacher will explain that the book will highlight ways that communication occurred before telephones.

4.The teacher will have them look at and discus the pictures on the cover of the book.

5.The teacher will begin to read the book.

6.As the teacher reads, she will stop to discus the pictures.

7.The teacher will have the class write about what communication was like before the telephone.

C.Summary:

1.Fill in chart

 

III.Teaching Aids:

A. Book What Was It Like Before the Telephone

B.KWL chart

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I.Objectives:

A.Understanding: †††††† 1.The teacher will begin by talking about what they learned about the day before.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2.The teacherís questions and the play will help them to understand what they will be learning.

B.Skills:††††††††††††††††††††† 1.To develop skills in:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a.Listening to others.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b.Sharing ideas.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† c.Thinking about what they know.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† d.Reading aloud.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† e.Creating their own invention

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† f.Using art and writing to express ideas.

C.Values:†††††††††††††††††† 1.To develop:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a. An appreciation for other ideas.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b. An appreciation for the topic they will be studying.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† c. A feeling of accomplishment for creating an invention that could help communication.

††††††† D.Core Curriculum Content Standards:All students will acquire historical understanding of societal ideas and forces throughout thehistory of New Jersey, the United States, and the World.(6.4)

 

II.Procedures:

††††††††††† A.Introductions:

Review:††††††††† 1.The teacher will ask them what they know about Alexander Graham Bell.

Motivation:†††††† 2.Reading the play will get them interested in learning about Alexander Graham Bell.

Problem:†††††††††† 3.Who was Alexander Graham Bell and how did he help communication?

††††††††††† B.Development:

1.The teacher asks the class what they know about Alexander Graham Bell.

2.The teacher will write their responses.

3.The class will read the play ďThe Worldís First Phone CallĒ.

4.The teacher will ask the class how Alexander Graham Bell helped us to communicate.

5.The teacher will ask the class to think about an invention that could help us to communicate better.

6.The teacher will have the class draw their invention and write how it will help communication.

††††††††††† C.Summary:

††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.Fill in chart.

 

III.Teaching Aids:

††††††††††† A.Copies of play

††††††††††† B.Paper

††††††††††† C.KWL chart

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I.Objectives:

A.Understanding: †††††† 1.Teacherís questions will help them to understand what they will be learning.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2.The books will help the to make comparisons.

B.Skills:††††††††††††††††††††† 1.To develop skills in:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a.Listening to others.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b. Sharing ideas.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† c. Thinking about what they know.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† d. Comparing and contrasting.

C.Values:†††††††††††††††††† 1.To develop:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a. An appreciation for what things were like in the past and how they have changed.

D.Core Curriculum Content Standards:All students will acquire historical understanding of societal ideas and forces throughout the history†††† of New Jersey, the United States, and the World.(6.4)

 

II.Procedures:

††††††††††† A.Introductions:

Review:††††††††† 1.The teacher will begin by asking the class what they know about how mail is sent.

Motivation:†††††† 2.The teacher will introduce the book Mailing May to the class.

Problem:†††††††††† 3.What was the mail system like in the past and what is it like today?

††††††††††† B.Development:

1.The teacher will ask the class what they know about how mail is sent.

2.The teacher will introduce the book Mailing May.

3.The teacher will ask the class what they thought about the book.

4.The class will go over pages 10 and 11 in the Big Book.

5.The class will do a Venn Diagram comparing how mail was sent then and how it is sent now.

††††††††††† C.Summary:

††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.Fill in chart.

††††††††††††††††††††††† 2.Do self-evaluation.

 

III.Teaching Aids:

††††††††††† A.Big Book

††††††††††† B.book Mailing May††

C.KWL chart

††††††††††† D. Venn Diagrams

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I.Objectives:

A.Understanding: †††††† 1.The book will help the students understand why Morse Code is important.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2.Teacherís questions will help them to understand what they will be learning.

B.Skills:††††††††††††††††††††† 1.To develop skills in:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a.Listening to others.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b. Sharing ideas.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† c.Thinking about what they know.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† d.How to use Morse Code to communicate.

C.Values:†††††††††††††††††† 1.To develop:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a. An appreciation for how communication occurred in the past.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b. An appreciation for different means of expression.

D.Core Curriculum Content Standards:All students will acquire historical understanding of societal ideas and forces throughout the historyofNew Jersey, the United States, and the World.(6.4)

 

II.Procedures:

††††††††††† A.Introduction:

Review:††††††††† 1.The teacher will ask the class what they already know about the topic.

Motivation:†††††† 2.The teacher will read about the Titanic.

Problem:†††††††††† 3.What is Morse Code and how do we use it to communicate?

††††††††††† B.Development:

1.The teacher will ask the class if they know what Morse Code is.

2.The teacher will read part of the book Titanic:The Disaster that Shocked the World!

3.The teacher will go over what Morse Code is and how it was used on the Titanic.

4.Using flash lights, the class will make the message SOS.

5.The class will write out messages using Morse Code.

6.The class will practice sending their messages.

††††††††††† C.Summary:

††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.Fill in chart.

 

III.Teaching Aids:

A.book Titanic:The Disaster that Shocked the World!

B.sheets with Morse Code

††††††††††† C.KWL chart

††††††††††† D.flash lights

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I.Objectives:

A.Understanding: †††††† 1.The book will help children to get a grasp on who Louis Braille was and what he did.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2.Teacherís questions will help them to understand what they will be learning.

B.Skills:††††††††††††††††††††† 1.To develop skills in:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a. Listening to others.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b. Thinking about what they know.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† c. Writing their names in Braille.

C.Values:†††††††††††††††††† 1.To develop:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a. An appreciation for how people with disabilities communicate.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b. An understanding about how being able to communicate is important.

D.Core Curriculum Content Standards:All students will acquire historical understanding of societal ideas and forces throughout the history of New Jersey, the United States, and the World.(6.4)

 

II.Procedures:

††††††††††† A.Introduction:

Review:††††††††† 1.The teacher will begin by asking what they may already know about the topic.

Motivation:†††††† 2.The book will get them interested and curious to find out more.

Problem:†††††††††† 3.Who as Louis Braille and what did he contribute to communication?

††††††††††† B.Development:

1.The teacher will ask the class if they know what Braille is.

2.The teacher will introduce and read the book Louis Braille:The Blind Boy Who Wanted to Read.

3.The teacher will share samples of Braille writing with the class.

4.The teacher will give each child their own card with Braille writing.

5.Using raised dots of glue, the class will write their names in Braille.

C.Summary:

††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.Fill in chart.

 

III.Teaching Aids:

A.Book Louis Braille:The Blind Boy Who Wanted to Read

B.Samples of Braille writing

††††††††††† C.Glue

††††††††††† D.Paper

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I.Objectives:

A.Understanding: †††††† 1.The teacher will read a book that will help the students to understand the topic.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2.Teacherís questions and the play will help them to understand what they will be learning.

B.Skills:††††††††††††††††††††† 1.To develop skills in:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a.Listening to others.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b.Sharing ideas.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† c.Thinking about what they know.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† e.Creating their own invention

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† f.Signing the own name.

C.Values:†††††††††††††††††† 1.To develop:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a. An appreciation for how people with disabilities communicate.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b. An appreciation for the topic they will be studying.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† c. An appreciation for how being able to communicate is so important.

††††††† D.Core Curriculum Content Standards:All students will acquire historical understanding of societal ideas and forces throughout thehistory of New Jersey, the United States, and the World.(6.4)

 

II.Procedures:

††††††††††† A.Introductions:

Review:††††††††† 1.The teacher begins by asking the class what they know about Helen Keller.

Motivation:†††††† 2.The book will get the students interested in the topic.

Problem:†††††††††† 3.Who was Helen Keller and what is sign language?

††††††††††† B.Development:

1.The teacher will ask the class what they know about Helen Keller.

3.The teacher will read the bookA Picture Book of Helen Keller.

4.The teacher will ask the class what they learned about Helen Keller.

5.The teacher will introduce the students to sign language.

6.The class will try to spell their own names in sign language.

††††††††††† C.Summary:

††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.Fill in chart.

††††††††††††††††††††††† 2.Complete self-evaluation.

 

III.Teaching Aids:

††††††††††† A.BookA Picture Book of Helen Keller

††††††††††† B.Copies of alphabet in sign language

††††††††††† C.KWL chart

††††††††††† D.Big Book

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I.Objectives:

A.Understanding:††††††† 1.The book will give the students an overview of animal communication occurs.

B.Skills:††††††††††††††††††††† 1.To develop skills in:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a.Sharing ideas.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b.Portraying ideas through drawing and writing.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† c.Deciphering important information.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† d.Listening to others.

C.Values:†††††††††††††††††† 1.To develop:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a.An understanding of how animals communicate.

b.An understanding of what how far reaching communication is.

††††††† D.Core Curriculum Content Standards:All students will acquire historical understanding of societal ideas and forces throughout the history of New Jersey, the United States, and the World.(6.4)

 

II.Procedures:

††††††††††† A.Introductions:

Review:††††††††† 1. The teacher will ask the class to think about how animals communicate.

Motivation:†††††† 2.The teacher will read the book How Animals Communicate.

Problem:††††††††† 3.What are some of the ways animals communicate?

††††††††††† B.Development:

1.The teacher will begin by having the class think about what they know about how animals communicate.

2.The teacher will write down their responses.

3.†† The teacher will introduce the book How Animals Communicate.

4.The teacher will read the book.

5.The teacher will have the class share what they have learned about animal communication.

6.The students will draw pictures and give facts about how animals communicate.

C.Summary:

1.Go over chart.

 

III.Teaching Aids:

A. Book How Animals Communicate.

B.KWL chart

††††††††††† C.Paper

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