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Applications of Cognitive Strategies

I need help with an outline for a 4 hour instructional design plan based on the attached outline. The parts I need help with are 1. At least two of the activities in the plan must reflect cognitive strategies from this list: framing, chunking, concept mapping, advance organizers, metaphor, rehearsal, imagery, and mnemonics.

1. At least two of the activities in the plan must reflect cognitive strategies from this list: framing, chunking, concept mapping, advance organizers, metaphor, rehearsal, imagery, and mnemonics.
2. An evaluation discussion showing how learning will be assessed and how transfer of knowledge and skills will be assessed. (It is not necessary to develop evaluation instruments. A description of evaluation methods will be sufficient.)
started to put some ideas together for the lesson just to get some ideas flowing , background,

Topic: Teaching Earth's Weather and Seasons (wet, dry, Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter)
I am thinking of this lesson being for 2nd graders.

Running head: TEACHING EARTH'S WEATHER AND SEASONS

Teaching Earth's Weather and Seasons Using Three Learning Theories

Abstract (Optional for Team Paper)
Content at the left margin, double-spaced and use third person (no I, me, he or she). This part should be written last this week (summary of paper). Thanks

Teaching Earth's Weather and Seasons Using Three Learning Theories
Introduction
Tab and begin typing (min content 1 strong paragraph). Include in this area of paper your topic area and strong content on your 4 hour instructional design plan. Explain your four hour instruction plan in this part of paper at the beginning.
Background of Topic Area
This lesson is designed to be covered during two weeks of instruction (45 minutes per day). The lesson will help the students recognize weather patterns and learn how people use scientific processes when exploring the natural world. They will be able to learn a lot about weather just by observing it. They will find out what things/activities occur during the seasons. At the end of this lesson, the students will interpret the data collected to create a bar graph showing the temperature and rainfall for the two week period and a chart showing classmate's favorite season.
Audience
This lesson is being taught to second grade students at Amber Elementary School. Amber Elementary School is a public school that educates students from Kg- 5. The school has a population of 500 students. Seventy-five (75%) are Afro American, 15% Hispanic, and 10% Caucasian. Most of the students are from low-income homes and qualify for 100% free federal lunches. The school was just approved to be a Reading First School. This program provides assistance to states and districts to establish scientifically based reading programs for students enrolled in kindergarten through grade three. Funds support increased professional development to ensure that all teachers have the skills they need to teach these programs effectively. The program also supports the use of screening and diagnostic tools and classroom-based instructional reading assessments to measure how well students are reading and to monitor their progress (ED.gov. U.S. Department of Education).
There are 23 teachers, 2 counselors, 2 physical education teachers, 1 Spanish teacher and a school nurse. Nineteen of the teachers hold a Masters Degree in Elementary Education and 4 hold a Bachelor of Science Degree.
The mission of Amber Elementary School is to provide an academically rich and safe environment conducive to the development of life long learners with critical thinking skills to be successful in a global society. Tab and begin typing and include information about audience?school information from school report card or information on corporation from annual report. Include demographic information about students or employees (source material in this part to back up your data).

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Possible ways to use the listed strategies - If you need more ideas, let me know!

Framing - Create one large poster for each season. Divide each poster into categories such as clothing, weather, activities, etc. Have students cut pictures out of magazines and attach to the posters.

Chunking - Use the cause-effect type of chunking. Read a book such as "The Reasons for the Seasons" by Gail Gibbons or "Sunshine Makes the Season" by Franklyn M Branley. Have students explore how the sun and the earth's tilt cause seasonal weather patterns. ...

Solution Summary

This provides several different types of cognitive strategies and their possible uses in a particular setting.

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