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  • Lesson Plan
    • Subject: Science
    • Driving Question: What is sea pollution?
    • Pedagogical Method: The 5 E’s 
    • Grade Level: 3
    • Duration: 4 sessions
    • Delivery Method: Messenger Applications
  • Students will be able to address what sea pollution is as well as its causes and effects. 

    • Materials: laptops/tablets/Mobile phones/notebook
    Also find attached the necessary resources in the Files section
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    Lesson Plan Link 2 Link 3 Answer Key 1 Answer Key 1
    Reference 1 Reference 1 Test 1 Test 1
    Worksheet 1 Worksheet 1 Worksheet 2 Worksheet 2 Worksheet 3 Worksheet 3 Worksheet 4 Worksheet 4
    • Define “sea pollution”.
    • List practices that lead to sea pollution.
    • List different ways to clean the sea and its effects. 

    Keywords: sea pollution, littering, waste, sewage  

    • Students are familiar with pollution.
    • Students know what the sea is.
    • Students know what living things are.
    • Students are familiar with cause and effect.
    • Students know how to write small paragraphs.

  • Engage: Send the photos via WhatsApp and have students observe the photos (clean vs. polluted water body in Reference 1).
    Explore: They draw conclusions and explain the reason behind this display, in their copybook. (prior knowledge)
    Explain: They come to conclude that sea pollution is harmful in many ways. They write down their ideas. The students can send their answers via WhatsApp so you can provide feedback.
  • Elaborate: Have students choose which template they want to complete (Worksheet 1, 2, or 3). Have them send it to you once it is done. To check for understanding, have students write a small persuasive writing piece: If you were an environmental activist, how would you raise awareness among your community members regarding sea pollution? Use Answer Key 1 to assess their writing.  

  • Send students Link 1 to complete. Send your feedback once they finish.  

  • Evaluate:  As a wrap up, have students reflect on their learning using the 3-2-1 strategy (Worksheet 4). In this strategy, students write 3 things they learned/ 2 things they found interesting, and 1 thing they still have a question about. For a final assessment, send students Link 2.