Weather Or Not, Here I Come
This lesson is designed for 3rd grade students. It utilizes the school's OPAC, its print resources, and a high school science teacher, as a guest speaker. It is designed to inform and educate students on the topic of weather. The LMS' role will be to improve information seeking skills, as well as information literacy skills, and provide specific instruction for finding weather related materials in the library. This lesson will include two weather related stories that will introduce the student to weather related concepts. The high school science teacher will help enhance the topic by providing safe and fun examples of key weather concepts. He or she will also go into detail about the technology, and people who help to predict weather patterns.
NOTE: This is a series of lessons occurring over a four-week period.
Enhance scientific knowledge of the weather and how it works. Further a student's interest in science. Support information literacy. Increase students understanding of how the library's OPAC system.
The teacher will be responsible for grading the content, and participation of each student. The LMS can evaluate student progress through direct observation, as well as one on one interaction.