ERIC Number: ED480866
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Keiko, Killer Whale. [Lesson Plan].
Discovery Communications, Inc., Bethesda, MD.
This lesson plan presents activities designed to help students understand that Keiko, the killer whale, lived for a long time in an aquarium and had to be taught to live independently; and that computer users can get updates on how Keiko is doing. The main activity of the lesson involves middle school students working in small groups to produce a children's book (for children in grades 1 or 2). It includes objectives, materials, procedures, adaptations, discussion questions, evaluation methods, extension activities, annotations of suggested readings and web links, vocabulary, and related academic standards and benchmarks addressed in the lesson plan. The lesson plan also contains a description of a video clip related to the lesson, comprehension questions related to the video clip, and answers to those comprehension questions. (RS)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Class Activities, English Instruction, Group Activities, Language Arts, Lesson Plans, Literature Appreciation, Middle Schools, Vocabulary Development, Writing Assignments
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Discovery Communications, Inc., Bethesda, MD.