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DVFS 8th 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.

8th Grade

8th Grade: What does metacognition mean to me ?

  • Review of gross structure and function of the brain

  • Focus on neurons and the nervous system.

  • Brain function websites

  • Kinesthetic simulations: Games simulating nervous impulse
    • "Race the Nerves "
    • "Send the Nerve"

  • Project: All About My Learning Style (In conjunction with L.A. classes)

  • Review and Practice of "Science and the Brain as Storyteller"