Energy

Lesson 5

Objective

Describe how an additional form of energy works.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Forms of Energy by Anna Claybourne  — 36-37, 30-33, 34-35

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Target Task

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Writing Prompt

Pick one of the following forms of energy. 

  • Light Energy
  • Sound Energy
  • Nuclear Energy

Describe how each form of energy works. Create a mini-poster to teach your classmates about the form of energy.

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Common Core Standards

  • RI.4.3 — Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

  • RI.4.7 — Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.

  • SL.4.1 — Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.

  • SL.4.3 — Identify the reasons and evidence a speaker provides to support particular points.

  • SL.4.4 — Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.

Spiral Standards

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L.4.1

L.4.2

L.4.6

RF.4.3

RF.4.4

RI.4.1

RI.4.10

SL.4.3

SL.4.6

W.4.10