SECOND GRADE: What Kind of Labels Do Museums Use?
|School:||Ortega Museum Magnet||Author(s):||Ortega Museum Magnet|
|Standard:||Standard 1: By the end of second grade, the student will write informative/explanatory texts and or museum labels in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
|Content Area:||Museum/ Writing||Time Duration:||30 – 45 Minutes|
|Learning Target:||What kind of labels do museums use? What kind of labels do we use?||Materials:||Chart, Example Labels, Objects, Learning Journal|
|Key Vocabulary:||Label, Caption, Object, Exhibit, Collection, Visitor||Technology
|Virtual Museum, projector|
|Engage Now: Opening||Introduce different types of labels (introductory, individual, group). Have bags that contain different labels. Have students work in groups to sort the labels according to type.|
|Discuss the different labels and expectations for each label. Discuss what labels should contain and the format for each type of label. Post expectations and label information on a chart for students to reference. Walk through a virtual museum or actual museum (school museum) and take notes of different labels used. Find an object that you can model label writing with. On a chart paper, model writing an individual label for the object.|
|Explore Now: Independent Practice||Pass out different objects for students to practice with. Have students write an individual label for the object in their learning journal.|
|Closing:||Students will share their label with a partner.|
|Show Me Now:
|Use label rubric to grade student labels.|
|Differentiation Opportunities:||Students can work with a partner or group to write a label for the object.|
|Expedition Opportunities:||Virtual Museum or School Museum Visit|