Display the independent activity on slide 8. Provide the students with a copy of the A House for Hermit Crab – Worksheetand a range of art supplies. Explain to the students that they need to design a new house for Hermit Crab, using the worksheet and the art supplies provided.
Monitor and support the students as they complete the activity.
Encourage students who feel comfortable to share their work with the class. Use scaffolding questions to help students explain their choices for their design.
Encourage more confident students to present their work to the class.
Allow students who are finding the independent activity challenging to verbalise their ideas with a teacher or teacher aide before commencing the task.
Suggested Assessment Strategies
used strategic whole class or individual questioning
observed student participation during learning activities