Distribute the Introduction to Electricity Worksheet to the students. Encourage them to refer to their notes and/or the teaching presentation in order to answer the questions on the worksheet.
Monitor and support the students as they complete the activities. Once the students have finished, review the worksheet. Encourage the students to share their answers and to make corrections where necessary.
Collect the students’ worksheets. These could be included in a portfolio of work samples and used to assess the students’ understanding of the unit objectives.
Introduce the Electricity Word Wall. Add the words ‘electricity’, ‘atom’, ‘proton’, ‘neutron’ and ‘electron’ to the display.
Encourage fast finishers to write a paragraph in their own words explaining what electricity is and where it comes from.
Allow students who are finding the worksheet challenging to work in a small group with adult support.
Suggested Assessment Strategies
used strategic whole class or individual questioning
observed student participation during learning activities