Lesson plan #24th gradeTeachers: Micaela Brot, Carla PodwornyPattern of interaction: 4 groups of 5 students each.Topic: The life-cycle of the butterflyWarmer (5’)Ss will play “The hang man” with some words we previously introduced that are related totheir work on caterpillars. They will have to enter this web page:http://www.hangman.no/ select the language, and enter the play code that we will givethem: htpcbefjcjdaAfter they have played with the five words we introduced, we will go on working on thewebquest.Web (30’)We’ll continue working on the webquest “Caterpillars”This time, we’ll work with points 3 and 4.In point 3, Ss will have to investigate about the anatomy of butterflies; invent an ownbutterfly; decorate it and with the information gathered from the web pages, indicate allits body parts. Afterwards, they will have to write a brief description of it. The links theywill search are the following:
a) http://www.english-online.at b) http://teachers.greenville.k12.sc.us The body of the butterflies Butterflies’ anatomy In point 4 they will have to investigate about the life-cycle of the butterfly, and answer some questions in the same word document as for the previous questions. (We will develop this point the following class as well) The links and videos they will search are the following: a) http://www.thebutterflysite.com/ The life-cycle of the butterfly - Information and videos b)
b) http://www.enchantedlearning.com c) http://www.youtube.comThe life-cycle of the butterfly - Pictures The life-cycle of the butterfly - Video What next (10’) Teachers will bring a big poster with the picture of a butterfly and all its parts. Some Ss will read their descriptions, and then, one by one, they will stick their drawings on the big poster.