SECOND GRADE: What objects and images would you use in an exhibition if we were to tell a story without words?
|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:||45-60 Minutes|
|Learning Target:||What story can I tell using a collection of objects?||Materials:||Learning Journal, Collection of Objects for Each Student|
|Key Vocabulary:||Label, Caption, Object, Exhibit, Collection, Visitor, Story Line, Image,||Technology
|Engage Now: Opening||Show students different collections of objects. Discuss how we can choose objects that go together to tell a story.|
|Discuss the collections with the class. Determine what pieces the student would want to put into an exhibition. Discuss a story line that would go with the pieces. Write a short narrative to tell the story of the exhibition.|
|Explore Now: Independent Practice||Provide students with a number of pictures of objects. Have students decide which pieces they would like to tell a story with. Students will organize their pieces in their learning journal to show the route of their exhibit. Students will write a short narrative to go with their exhibit.|
|Closing:||Students will share their mini exhibit with a partner.|
|Show Me Now:
|Teacher should look at the flow of the exhibit and whether the story narrative matches with the mini exhibit.|
|Differentiation Opportunities:||Students will work with a partner.|