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  Day 16 
 
Objective:  To expand and integrate skills and concepts. 

Cooperative group work:  

  • Provide time, materials, and guidance for working on the carnival project and mini-society.
  
  Day 17 
 
Objective:  To expand and integrate skills and concepts.  

Cooperative group work:  

  • Provide time, materials, and guidance for creating the rides, advertisements, and other mini-society agendas. 
  • Provide time for each group to present their advertisements for their project to the class. Each group should have a spokesperson to present ideas and tell how much the ride will cost, etc. 
  • Let the class walk around the room and view the displays.
 
  Days 18 - 20 
 
Objective:  To expand and integrate skills and concepts.  

Materials: carnival music, musical instruments, plain paper, markers  

Creative connection:  

  • Demonstrate and allow students to create paper airplanes. 
  • Demonstrate and discuss airplanes. 
The Carnival:  
  • Set up the carnival. 
  • Let each group show and demonstrate their creation showing the simple machines. 
  • Let students circulate and examine each creation. 
  • Play carnival music and provide carnival food. 
Assessment:   Cooperative group work:  
  • Let the group count up money earned from rides and make record. 
  • Let the group calculate the profit and funds spent on the total project. 
Language arts connection:  
  • Menacing Machines--A Day at the Amusement Park: Ask the students to create a group or individual essay about their creations and the carnival. 
 
Other Instructional Activities
Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
 
 This integrated unit was prepared by teachers of the:
 
Henry County Public Schools
396 Tomlinson Street
McDonough, Georgia 30253
USA
Phone:  770/957-6601
 
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 Updated 7/28/98