Essay about My Teacher Work Sample Will Be A Science

895 Words Sep 13th, 2016 4 Pages
My teacher work sample will be a Science unit that focuses on animals. This unit was created and developed a second grade class. This animal’s unit will take about fifteen days to complete. The students will only have Science on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. On those days, there will only be thirty minutes to teach the lesson. Formative assessments will be completed throughout the unit. Two Summative assessments will be completed at the end of the unit with one being a post- test. The students are expected to meet the following learning goals:
1. The students will be able to able to determine how to classify animals.
2. The students will be able to explain the different kinds of animals.
3. The students will be able to describe how animals meet their needs in their habitats.

This science unit is created to discuss the South Carolina State Standards for the Science standard 2.L.5: The students will demonstrate an understanding of how the structures of animals help them survive and grow in their environments. The conceptual understanding of this standard is there are many different groups of animals. One way to group animals is by using their physical characteristics. Animals have basic needs that provided for energy, growth, reproduction, and protection. Animals have predictable characteristics at different stages of development. The performance indicators for this specific standards are the students who demonstrate this understanding can: 2.L.5A.1 Obtain and…

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