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Grade 4 unit 1 td

  1. 1. TRANSITIONS DOCUMENT – GRADE 4 GRADE 4 – Physical Properties of Matter (13 days) 2010 TEKS 1998 TEKS Curriculum and Instruction Considerations 4.5 The student knows that matter has 4.7 The student knows that matter has measurable physical properties, and physical properties. those properties determine how matter is classified, changed, and used. 4.5 A Measure, compare, and contrast physical 4.7B Observe and record changes in the states Key Understandings properties of matter including size, mass, of matter caused by the addition or • Objects may be compared and contrasted by volume, states (solid, liquid, gas), reduction of heat. their physical properties. temperature, magnetism, and the ability to sink or float. Observe, Record Performance Indicator(s) • Complete a double-cell diagram to compare and Measure, Compare, Contrast STATES OF MATTER AND ENERGY contrast the physical properties of two different objects (4.5A). OBJECTS BY OBSERVABLE Including, but not limited to: PROPERTIES OF THE MATERIALS FROM • states of matter Lesson Bridge**For this TEKS, reference 4th WHICH THEY ARE MADE • solid grade, Unit 02, Lesson 01 Matter Matters • liquid Including, but not limited to: • gas Engage: Use pg 4-5 • size – larger and smaller • addition of heat Explore/Explain 1: Float, Sink or Splink Use pgs • size – heavier and lighter (more mass, • freezing 11-14 * to completely address the less mass) • evaporation standard, prior to testing each • shape • solid substance model observing the object • color • melting for color and texture. Have students • texture • evaporation make these observations for each of the tested substances and record their • removal of heat observations on their recording sheets • condensation or in their journals. • freezing Explore/Explain 2: Egg-citing Eggs Activity Use pgs 15-17 Explore/Explain 3: Ships Ahoy! Pg 17 Elaborate: Deep Sea Diver use p17 Evaluate: See Performance Indicator above 4.5 B Predict the changes caused by heating and 4.7A Conduct tests, compare data, and draw Key Understandings cooling, such as ice becoming liquid water conclusions about physical properties of • The addition or reduction of heat may cause and condensation forming on the outside of matter including states of matter, predictable changes in the states of matter. a glass of ice water. conduction, density, and buoyancy. Performance Indicator(s) Conduct, Compare, Draw • Develop a superhero and illustrate his/her Predict special powers to change the states of matter TESTS ON MATTER using the reduction or addition of heat (4.5B) CHANGES CAUSED BY HEATING AND © 2010, TESCCC 06/15/10 page 1 of 2 Red – important note Green – All or part of a lesson already in CSCOPE can be used for the new TEKS. Black – new pieces
  2. 2. TRANSITIONS DOCUMENT – GRADE 4 COOLING Including, but not limited to: Lesson Bridge** For this TEKS, reference 4th Including, but not limited to: • states of matter grade, Unit 02, Lesson 01 Matter Matters • becoming liquid water • liquid • condensation forming on the outside of • solid Engage: In a central location place a cup of boiling a glass of ice water • gas water next to a clear glass of ice water. • introduce the idea of plasma (reaction Call students up two at a time to come make an observation about what they 2061 Note: By the end of 5th grade, students in the sun, microwave ovens, lightening) see. Have them record their should know that: • conduction observations in their journals. Ask them • Heating and cooling can cause changes • density (wood floats in water, oil floats to complete the following statements in the properties of materials, but not all in water) The water in the cup is…because… materials respond the same way to and The water in the glass being heated and cooled. 4D/E1* • buoyancy (clay or foil boats) is…because… • When liquid water disappears, it turns Explore/Explain 1: Ice Races Use pgs. 6-7 into a gas (vapor) in the air and can Explore/Explain 2: Cool Cubes Use pgs 7-10 reappear as a liquid when cooled, or as Elaborate: Have students revisit their sentence a solid if cooled below the freezing point stems from the engage portion of the of water. Clouds and fog are made of lesson. Ask them to re-write them to tiny droplets or frozen crystals of water. include any addition information they 4B/E3* now have. Evaluate: See Performance Indicator above © 2010, TESCCC 06/15/10 page 2 of 2 Red – important note Green – All or part of a lesson already in CSCOPE can be used for the new TEKS. Black – new pieces