A lesson on Matter and the Periodic Table, students gain an understanding of science terms and atomic structure, by learning the organization of the periodic table and the element properties. English Learner students acquire appropriate science content vocabulary skills for speaking, reading and writing. Students learn how to identify electronic configuration, atomic properties, and substance stability according to element groups and their location on the periodic table. Students will also gain an understanding of compounds and bonding, covalent and ionic bonding. Students will demonstrate skills using technology and Web 2.0 publishing too, such as Wordle and Blabberrize. Advancing writing skills and increasing student learning in science, this lesson targets technology and lab practices for real world uses. The lesson supports appropriate writing skills and the application of punctuation, grammar, and syntax, such as those targeted in Language Arts.
- Video Reflection
- Field Experiences