Strategies to develop students' attitudes towards the problem, motivation, and overall mindfulness:
Adaptations can be a mix of many animal functions. Students will create their own animal with specific adaptations. These animals should be realistic and detailed. The students should explain in explicit terms what adaptations are included and the role of each. Example: 3 inch claws for digging into clay. This would imply the claws are strong and also describes part of its habitat. The student may draw the picture first to help in the descriptions.
Activities While Using the Computer
Students will work at the computer indiv
Activities After Using the Computer
After the research students will continue using the computers to create a PPT slide show with at least 7 slides. Drafts should be made that will assist them in the actual creation of the PPT.
Drafts of PPT, animal creation with various adaptations with pictures to show what it looks like.
Students will be assessed by means of:
Included in the assessment:
Students will be assessed on the effort displayed, drafts of PPT, data collected, verbal questioning on concepts, PPT show and presentation.