1 Ecological Succession- Engage
In Google classroom have the following question set up for your students to answer as they come in and log in.
Do Now (Engage Activity): Use Ipads to look up pictures of Primary Succession. Then in classroom answer the folowing question. Based on the pictures, what do you think happens during Primary Succession? Secondary Succession
2 Ecological Succession- Explore
In this step student will be given a "choice sheet" of assignments that they have to complete. Students are given the freedom to complete the sheets as they see fit. (You may want to give more guidance to your problem students/classes)
The assignment will take 4-5 days. Each day should have a "do now " and "closure" to monitor student learning.
During this lesson you will be able to complete all the station activities in whatever order you choose. As you complete each activity please come and check with me so I can make sure you are progressing in a timely manner. Stations Labeled EXTRA CREDIT should be done after the required assignments are complete.
Station 1- Vocabulary
Station 2- Self Teach ( read and complete questions from iScience pg 344-348)
Station 3- Watch video over ecological succession and answer questions
Station 4- Watch video over aquatic succession and answer questions
Station 5- Card Sort (Primary, Secondary, Aquatic)
Station 6- Comic Strip (must be completed las)t
3 Ecoloigal Succession- Expalin
This is the day that you go over the information students have gathered, make sure everything is the way you want it in their notebooks and have whole group discussions about what they discover.
Show nearpod presentation reinforcing ecological succession
4 Ecological Succession-Evaluate
Send individual assignment to each students having them explain ecological succession in a pond ecosystem.
Also a paper version of 5 question quiz.