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Colonial Times-Communication, Transportation, Recreation: Buzz Saw / Noise Maker (Recreation)

Phase: Gather

Academic Vocabulary

Throughout the unit, record academic vocabulary on chart paper or a Google document and refer back to it.

Use "word sprinkles" at centers to reinforce vocabulary.

English    Español
recreation recreación
Colonial times época colonial
reproduction reproducción
buzz saw / noise maker matraca
wood madera
wooden    de madera
string cuerda



  • reproduction buzz saw toy

Additional Resources:

  • flipped video that demonstrates center
  • History journals
  • pencils
  • source strips (to document sources)
  • "Word Sprinkles" to reinforce academic vocabulary
  • iPads

To Do

Modification required: buzz saw- tie the string at one or both ends so it is not too long for first graders' arms

Buzz Saw / Noise Maker Video


Video link:

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