In Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe, some of the clues direct Cricket to find a constellation. Using the book as a starting point, students will learn about constellations, their history, and how to locate some of them in the night sky.
Why do we study the night sky?
Other Instructional Materials or Notes:
Computer and projector for classroom use
Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe
1/2 piece black poster board per student
White copier paper
White acrylic paint
- 8.E.4 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the universe and the predictable patterns caused by Earth’s movement in the solar system.
- De.CR Creating - I can conceive and develop new design ideas and work.
- De.P Presenting - I can present new design ideas and work.
Lesson Created By: SamanthaBell, Jo Watson Hackl