First graders take a look at themselves as living things in lesson 16 of the STC™ Organisms Unit

25th March, 2011 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

In STC™ Organisms, students have discussed and compared all of the plants and animals in the classroom except one animal-themselves. In this lesson, students compare themselves with the living things they have observed throughout the unit and explore their own relationship to plants and animals.                     » Read More

Use student notebook entries from STC® Organisms to assess student learning

20th April, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

* How well were students able to apply their experiences from the STC ® Organisms  unit to humans? * Do students show growth in their ability to make comparisons among different organisms? * Did students provide plausible reasons why humans are like other animals or plants? What observations do you make when assessing these 1st » Read More