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DVFS 7th Grade Metacognition

Delaware Valley Friends School Metacognition Curriculum - Science Component

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We are in the process of developing a 7-12th grade Metacognition and Self-Advocacy curriculum for the science department that will align with the existing curriculum in our Language Arts department.

Click on each grade level to see an outline of the topics being developed.

7th Grade

7th Grade: What does metacognition mean?

•Focus on gross structure and function of the brain

•Use of "Metacognition and self-advocacy" packet (to be developed)
resource: Keeping A Head in School -Mel Levine

•Internet Activities - including, but not limited to:

  • "Probe the Brain" exploration of mind mapping and the motor cortex
  • "Interactive Brain Model" (in house product - to be updated)
  • "Visual Mind Game" illustrates the brain is constantly making decisions about the info. it receives.
  • Serendip "Science and the Brain as Storyteller" pages