SECOND GRADE: How Is the Exhibit Space Used to Tell a Story?
|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 makes a good exhibit space? How can we use the exhibit space to tell a story?||Materials:||Learning Journal, Exhibit Blueprint Map (Beginning, Middle, End)|
|Key Vocabulary:||Label, Caption, Object, Exhibit, Collection, Visitor, Story Line, Image,||Technology
|Engage Now: Opening||Introduce the idea that a museum exhibition is similar to a story. Each exhibition should contain a beginning, a middle and an end. There needs to be a clear path visitors should take to experience the exhibition. Introduce the blueprint for an exhibit map.|
|As a class, discuss an exhibition that students have visited or an exhibition that is located in the school. Discuss a title for the exhibition and what story the exhibition tells. With the class, come up with flyer that encourages the visitors to come experience the story of the exhibit.|
|Students will use a blueprint to create routes through the exhibit that show the story that is being told.|
|Closing:||Students will share their exhibit routes with a partner and why it was created the way they did.|
|Show Me Now:
|Assess the routes to see if the routes have a logical beginning, middle and end.|
|Differentiation Opportunities:||Work in a small group with struggling students.|