WONDER QUESTION What is the best material for a roof, to stop the rain…
What is the best material for a roof, to stop the rain coming in?
Discussion between Rosie and Teacher - which provokes wonder question.
"My roof was leaking"
"What happened can you tell me?
"It was raining and then the rain started to come through"
"Why did the rain come through the ceiling?"
"My Mummy said, it's because it's not waterproof and it has a hole in it"
"What's waterproof Rosie?"
"It stops the water".
"What's your roof made out of?
1 more item...
says "Oh, a hole, what's a hole?"
Well its a circle and it made the rain come in"
What will engage Rosie?
- something fun, she loves playing games
I like playing with lego
What do you like building with Lego?
I like building houses for my animals.
"Great, can you show me how you build a house? What sort of things do we need to make a house
Windows,a pink doors, roof , bricks
What would we like to know
SCSA - using the senses to observe and gather information Teacher
encourages Rosie to explore which is the best material for a roof, lets have a look outside at this roof? What is this roof made from? Do you think this might leak like yours and why/why not? Also, lets now have a look around the garden if we can find anything that might be good material to build a roof?
SCSA Students' questions and ideas about the world become increasingly purposeful
. Natural materials Rosie chose were
What do we already know
Rosie like lego
She likes building houses for her animals
Rosie told me that her house had a leaky roof and water was coming in
She knows what waterproof is
She knows that the rain came in through a hole
She described a hole as a circle (shapes knowledge)
- needs to encourage Rosie's emotional, social, intellectual, physical, and ethical development.
Exploring natural materials
Nature - meaningful objects or experiences that feature new colors, shapes, textures, tastes, and sounds.
Let the childs idea lead the provocation
Experiments - learning to compare and analysing information while having fun
Capturing Rosie's Curiosity
Motivates her learning
Outcome 5: Children are effective communicators.
5.1 Children interact verbally and non-verbally with others for a range of purposes
Outcome 1: Children have a strong sense of identity.
1.1 Children feel safe, secure, and supported.
Outcome 4: Children are confident and involved learners.
4.1 Children develop dispositions for learning such as curiosity, cooperation, confidence, creativity, commitment, enthusiasm, persistence, imagination and reflexivity.
4.2 Children develop a range of skills and processes such as problem solving, inquiry, experimentation, hypothesising, researching and investigating.
4.3 Children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one context to another
4.4 Children resource their own learning through connecting with people, place, technologies and natural and processed materials.
SCIENCE UNDERSTANDING - EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCES**
TDaily and seasonal changes in our environment affect everyday life (ACSSU004)
Science Inquiry Skills
QUESTIONING AND PREDICTING - Pose and respond to questions about familiar objects and events (ACSIS014)
PLANNING AND CONDUCTING - Participate in guided investigations and make observations using the senses (ACSIS011)
PROCESSING AND ANALYSING DATA AND INFORMATION Engage in discussions about observations and represent ideas (ACSIS233)
SCAS Assessment Principals and Reflective Principals
Assessment Principal 2
Assessment should be Educative
Assessment Principal 1
Assessment should be integral Part of learning and teaching