This is our lesson plan for a 1st grade class learning about the classifications of animals (vertebrae only). The class will be split into groups and will each be given a specific group to research throughout a week. After gathering pictures and facts each group will place their information into the class blog from which they will present their presentation.
Our Project Based Learning exercise deals with the different animal classifications. The students' will do their research on an iPad, using a kid friendly search engines. The students' will be broken up into five groups and they will each get a classification. This project will take a week to complete. On day five the students will work collectively with graphing and they will take a survey, telling what their favorite presentation was.