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Thesis Proposal
TITLE: Immerse: Natural and Social Science - Grade 4
OPTION SELECTED: Curriculum Design
SPECIFIC TOPIC EXPLAINED: Teaching Natural and Social Science through
immersed activities
Expected contribution to the field: Creative and fun themes are used to teach
learners about Natural and Social Science. Learners will benefit from the hands-on
activities and develop a greater knowledge of both subjects through a variety of
assignments. Learners will benefit through a student-centered learning curriculum and
gain additional knowledge of a variety of Natural and Social Science topics. Learners
will learn about the various subjects while using the English language.
Method of going about doing it: Students will learn about Natural and Social Science
through task based activities. Students will learn material through a variety of studentcentered activities such as painting, video projects, role play, sculpture, songs, stories,
newspaper projects, etc.
Lessons will pertain to Natural and Social Science. Activities and task will be presented
in an assortment of immersed themes. Students will learn new topics and material
through:
Tasked based activities
Content Based Instruction
Communicative approach
Total Physical response
What do you want to research?
I want research Natural and Social Science topics for 4th graders.
Why do you want to research it?
Through personal experience and online articles, I have found learning is best done in
fun, interesting and creative environments. By creating a student-centered curriculum,
students will be able to learn about a variety of science topics all while using the English
language.
How do you plan to go about it?
Students will learn about Natural and Social Science while using the English language.
Throughout the course of a year, learners will partake in an assortment of tasked-based
activities and learn about Natural and Social Science subjects. I will use past research,
current course books and personal experiences and develop a curriculum that will aid
students understanding of science topics all while using the English language.
What is your possible hypothesis?
By using a learner-centered approach, students will immerse themselves and gain
better insight on Natural and Social Science topics thus increasing their understanding
of the subject matter and better use of the English language.
What might your research provide the field of teaching/education?
Students will retain Natural and Social Science material better than traditional
approaches. Through interesting, fun and creative activities, learners will gain hands-on
knowledge of different subjects.
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