Term 4 Topic 1 The Sun, Planets and Asteroids IntroductionAsk the learners what they can remember about the sun and planets which they did in grade 4 and 5 to test their general knowledge.Teacher Input 1Greet the learners.Tell them that they must listen carefully and jot down important facts about the sun.Show Video Clip 1: Outer Space: "I'm So Hot," The Sun Song by StoryBots. [1:59 min.].Present an overview of the Sun by using Presentation 1: The Sun.Learner Activity 1Learners briefly share the important facts that they had jotted down.Complete Worksheet A: Word search about space.Teacher to use WORKSHEET A: Memorandum to mark the learners’ work.Complete QUIZ 1: The solar system – The Sun.Teacher to use QUIZ 1: Memorandum to mark the learners’ work.Teacher Input 2Inform the learners that they will be given a sentence that will help them to remember the order of the planets.Eight learners are selected and given 8 words [Make Very Easy Mash Just Squash Up New Potatoes]. (Any other acronym can also be used to remember the names and sequence of the planets).The planets’ names on flash cards are given [each first letter of the words matches a planet]. * Take note that two planets start with the letter M.Show Video Clip 2: The Planets Song. [1.20 min.].Present an overview of the inner planets by using Presentation 2: The Planets – inner planets.Learner Activity 2Learners match the words with the correct planets.Ask the learners to name any five facts that they can recall of Presentation 2.Complete Worksheet B: The inner planets.Teacher to use WORKSHEET B: Memorandum to mark the learners’ work.Teacher Input 3Question the learners about the inner planets.Hand out Quiz 2.Learner Activity 3Complete QUIZ 2: The inner planets.Teacher to use QUIZ 2: Memorandum to mark the learners’ work.Teacher Input 4Ask learners what is the opposite of inner. [answer: outer]Present an overview of the outer planets by using Presentation 3: The Planets – outer planets.Learner Activity 4Complete Worksheet C: The outer planets.Teacher to use WORKSHEET C: Memorandum to mark the learners’ work.Revision Activity 1Show Video Clip 3: Solar System planets Interesting Facts for Kids. [12:04 min.].Learners complete QUIZ 3: The outer planets.Teacher to use QUIZ 3: Memorandum to mark the learners’ work.Revision Activity 2Show Video Clip 4: Planets Song Video. [3:48 min.].Learners complete QUIZ 4: Teacher to use QUIZ 4: Memorandum to mark the learners’ work.Revision Activity 3Show Video Clip 5: [3:08 min.].Show Video Clip 6: [4:21 min.].Hand out Worksheet D: Interview an older person after school.Teacher to use WORKSHEET D: Memorandum to mark the learners’ work. By Administrator|2018-02-09T10:42:54+02:00February 9th, 2018|0 Comments Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! facebooktwitterlinkedinredditwhatsapptumblrpinterestvkEmail About the Author: Administrator Leave A Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.