Lesson Plan

Midnight Zone

Students will discover the midnight zone.
Heather F.
Special Education Instructor
Stanwood Elementary School
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My Grades K, 4, 5
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math

Students will be able to identify characteristics and creatures of the midnight zone. 

Grades 2
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Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 Hook/Attention Getter

The teacher will show the picture of the creature that lives in the midnight zone. The teacher will ask students what zone they think we will be discussing next. The teacher will show students a map of where the midnight zone is located. 

2 Direct Instruction

The teacher will review characteristics of the midnight zone using the worksheet students have been referencing from day 1. 

3 Guided Practice

The teacher will review the different midnight zone animals with the students. 

Student Instructions

The students will look through the different creatures with a partner. Each partner will choose his/her own creature that they want to create a popplet of. 

4 Independent Practice

The teacher will explain that after students have chosen their creature they will create their own popplet to display information about their midnight zone ocean creature. 

Student Instructions

Students will choose one creature from the enchanted learning website and create popplet to share with the class. The popplet can be any information they feel is important for their classmates to know about their creature. Students will also create a test to test students on their creature. 

5 Wrap Up

Activity: Presenting

Students will present their popplets to the class. The students will take the quizzes that go along with each creature. The teacher will use the quizzes and teacher observation for formative assessment of this lesson.