Prior to beginning the lesson: (1) Photocopy Unit Assessment (1 per student). (Allow 30 minutes for assessment.)

Group Size: Whole class

Learning Objectives:

Students will be able to:

  • Explain key concepts about magnets.

Unit Assessment (see attachment), KWL Chart (from Lesson #1)


  1. Tell students: Today we are going to think about all that we have learned about magnets.
  2. Distribute KWL Chart (from Lesson #1). Tell students: Look over the questions you had at the beginning of this unit. Did you answer your questions? Did you learn what you wanted to learn about magnets? Give students time to share answers.
  3. Call on students for ideas to fill in the last column, "What I Learned."
  4. Distribute Unit Assessment and give students time to complete. Teacher can read questions out loud if necessary.
Modifications: For students with special needs, student can dictate answers for teacher to write as necessary.

Benchmark or Standards:

National Science Education Standards K-4.1 Science as Inquiry – As a result of the activities in Grades K-4, all students should develop:

  • Understanding about scientific inquiry.
National Science Education Standards K-4.7 History of Nature and Science– As a result of activities in Grades K-4, all students should develop understanding of:

  • Science as a human endeavor.
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