Lesson Plan

Tracey L Belies                                                                                    Spring 08

EDSE 606



States of Matter



Instructional Level:  sixth grade


NYS and CEC Standards:

Standard 4

Standard 5



The students have been introduced to a unit involving States of Matter. In order t have more depth understanding of the states of matter, they need to know how matter changes, and what causes matter to change.


Title of Mini- Lesson: The use of technology to provide a multi sensory lesson on  the three states of matter.



v  The student will be able to classify the changes f the states of matter undergoes when given a description of the shape and volume.

v  The students will be able to describe the change of state of matter undergoes when given a name.

v  The students will be able to give examples of each change of state.


v  Computer lab

v  Teacher tube video

v  Projector screen


 Changes of states of matter: melting, evaporation, condensation, freezing, sublimation, deposition.



Teacher: Alright, class. As you can see, we will be working with the computers today. Please observe the appropriate rules of conduct when using the computers. I would like everyone please sit and watch the states of matter video on teacher tube.



Students will be given the opportunity to view the video as needed to ensure comprehension. I will also provide students with a variety of websites to help enhance their understanding on states of matter.



Upon completion, student will independently complete a crossword puzzle utilizing the concept just learned.