3, 2, 1...Blast Off! Vocabulary Instruction Using a Virtual Trip to the Moon


  • Aug 29 2010 9:05 AM

    Teresa Tindill

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In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students learn new vocabulary by taking a virtual field trip to the moon. They begin by accessing prior knowledge through an initial writing activity. Ensuing discussions, read-alouds and the creation of a picture dictionary "take students to the moon," while further building their vocabulary. Students then complete a final writing activity, which they compare to the writing they did during the first session.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: TK/K to 2

    Topics: Writing Strategies, Science, Literature, Earth & Space Science, Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts