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Fun Photosynthesis!

Stephanie Callaway
Fort McCoy School K-8 (Marion County Schools)

Description

Give your students a chance to be the sun! Creative dramatics are used to internalize knowledge of the process of photosynthesis. Students analyze and predict the relevance of photosynthesis as it relates to the food chain and survival of all organisms. Students construct meaning and assimilate new learning through sentence mapping, drawing, writing activities, and acting-out opportunities. This mini-unit addresses the Marion County objective as follows: The student will describe the process of photosynthesis.

Questions

How does photosynthesis relate to the existence of all living things?
Students construct a response as a result of knowing the process of photosynthesis and understanding the flow of energy through organisms.

Duration

The planned duration of this activity is 6 days.

Associated Files

Unit Plan Overview     File Extension:  pdf

Diagnostic Assessment     File Extension:  pdf

Summative Assessment     File Extension:  pdf

Lesson Plans

Fun Photosynthesis, Lesson Plan
Give your students a chance to be the sun! Creative dramatics are used to internalize knowledge of the process of photosynthesis. Students analyze and predict the relevance of photosynthesis as it relates to the food chain and survival of all organisms. Students construct meaning and assimilate new learning through sentence mapping, drawing, writing activities, and acting-out opportunities.
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