Race Cars. ECH Block Spring 2013. Phase 1- Experience and Knowledge. Our goal was to find out what the children know about race cars Our first lesson involved drawing a picture of what the cars looked like and sorting toy cars. Sorting Cars. Drawing Cars. KWLE Chart.
ECH Block Spring 2013
All Four parts of the KWLE Chart
5 Little Race Cars
The boys feeling how thick the safety suit is
The different types of race flags
Our class got a picture with Woody the Mechanic. He gave each child a NAPA racing hat and two sponsor stickers. (Not pictured: Lucian, he was absent due to illness).
Kaden drew these on the playground after woody showed them to us.
Lucian, Patrick, and Kaden worked together to create this window net. Ryan is inspecting their net to make sure it is safe.
Ryan, Brian, and Kade worked together to create this window net.
Below, Kaden built a “really fast” race car!
Above, Patrick, Lucian, and Kade built a race track out of foam blocks.
Above, Kade built a race car with a “rear wing”.
Above, Kade built a parking garage for all of his race cars to take a rest in. To the right, Ryan proudly shows off his car garage with many layers and even has a house on the top!
We love books!
Girls can be race car drivers too!
Window and Wheel
Patrick and Kade filling the gas tank
Lucian Driving the Race Car
Ryan driving the Race Car and Kaden checking the front
Patrick is driving the car, while Brain is Filling the gas tank and Ryan is changing the tires
Kaden is changing out the tire during the Pit stop
“How fast are you rolling”