We watched a short clip from the movie and discussed everything we knew about boats. We highlighted key words and shared what we knew about these words. We then drew a plan of our individual boats and labelled the equipment we may need. After we constructed them, using the loose parts in the class, we tested them in our water shell. We then went back into the class and made changes if needed.
After lunch, we took our boats into the pool and tested them. We wanted to know if they would float or sink. Each child who made a boat will be sharing it on their blog.