Monday, August 1, 2011

3rd Grade Roll Out Station #2 - A Mixed Bag

1.  What went well?
2.  What didn't go well?
3.  How would you modify this activity to have better implementation in your classroom?
4.  What proving behavior would you have to ensure that students have mastered this concept?
5.  Write an application question for the students to answer by the end of the activity.  


  1. 1. Gives them the option of how to separate the mixture and there is not a right or wrong answer.

    2. N/A

    3. Adjust the amount of bags according to your class size.

    4. Successful completion of the Mixed Bag recording sheet.

    5. How would we separate the class members by different properties?

  2. 1. Flexibility of group
    2. Not all materials were readily available
    (list all materials needed on bags)

    One idea that was mentioned so that the science lab is stocked with a variety of materials needed for hands on activities is to have a back to school giving tree that parents are able to contribute to voluntarily.
    4.Successful completion of the Mixed Bag recording sheet.

    5. What is another way that you can separate the materials? (ie: magnet, strainer etc...)

  3. 1.Allows group interaction and high demand on language
    2. N/A
    3. Use different materials
    4. Great activity