Unit 7 DB: KWHL Charts Unit 7 DB: KWHL Charts
For this discussion imagine that you are the teacher in the following scenario. Your class has started a KWHL chart on the topic of bees. During circle time, you asked the children what they already know about bees. They replied with facts such as bees are black with yellow stripes, they sting, they fly around flowers, they live in a hive. You write the children’s input about what they already know into the K column of your chart. K: bees are black with yellow stripes, they sting, they fly around flowers, they live in a hive. You then led a discussion with the children about what they would like to know about bees. They replied: I want to know if they all sting? I wonder what they eat? Where do they live in the winter? You recorded their wonderings in the W column. W: I want to know if they all sting? I wonder what they eat? Where do they live in the winter? Now, imagine that you are preparing to fill in the H (How) section of the chart with the children in your class. In your initial discussion post, respond to the following:
- What probing questions will you ask the children to determine how (H in the KWHL chart) you and the children will learn what they want to know about bees? List two questions.
- What types of resources or sources of information will you use with the children to find answers to their questions? List three (3) resource types and explain why each is valuable to help children in their inquiry.