Scratch Activities Used:

Scratch Lesson Used:

Pacing of Unit 8 with CT Connections

Only the lessons that have a change made to them are listed below. All other lessons should be taught as shown in the EDM book.

  • 6.2
    • After telling several types of animal stories suggested in the “Interpreting and Solving Animal Stories” on p. 512 & 513, discuss “Adding Three Animal Acrobats” on p. 514.
    • Complete the Animal Stories Scratch lesson. Accommodations and extensions are listed in the lesson.
    • When students share their completed projects, encourage them to explain how they solved their problem.
    • Consider eliminating the “Warm up” on page 512.
Champaign Unit 4 School DistrictKenwood Elementary School: bright stars, bright futures
College of Education at IllinoisUChicago STEM EducationNSF
These lessons were written by Judy Rocke based on lessons developed at Kenwood Elementary School in the Champaign Unit 4 school district. Funding was provided by the National Science Foundation under award number 1542828. These lessons are intended to be used alongside the EM-4 curriculum.

Lessons prepared as web documents in Summer 2017. Contact us for updated lesson plan materials.