Vocabulary for Describing Archaeology and Paleontology
At the end of the lesson the student will be able to define and use the vocabulary associated with Archaeology and Paleontology correctly in conversation and writing.
-Whiteboard/chalkboard and markers
-Paper and writing instruments for students
-Handouts with the new vocabulary
The instructor will inform the student that in this lesson they will be learning a variety of terms associated with Archaeology and Paleontology. They will explain the importance of having an expanded vocabulary so that they can research and discuss interesting topics more accurately.
The instructor will introduce the new vocabulary terms and provide a brief definition and example of each term. The instructor may use the whiteboard to write out the terms and definitions. They will explain the meaning of the terms in their own words and provide a few examples to illustrate each term in context.
The instructor will then provide the student with opportunities to practice using the new terms in context. They will prompt the student with questions or scenarios and ask them to respond using the new vocabulary. The instructor may also provide a handout with the new vocabulary terms with blanks for the student to fill in the correct word.
The instructor will review the newly learned terms and encourage the student to practice using the terms in conversation or when writing.
-Objective: Students will be able to define and use vocabulary associated with Archaeology and Paleontology
-Materials Needed: Whiteboard/chalkboard and markers, paper, writing instruments, and a handout
-Introduction: Explained the importance of having an expanded vocabulary
-Vocabulary Presentation: Introduced new terms and provided definitions and examples
-Practice: Provided student with opportunities to practice using the terms in context
-Conclusion: Reviewed the newly learned terms and encouraged student to practice