by LaVon Lindstrom, Luiseno Elementary

Students will understand the sequence of colors in a rainbow. They will learn how to spell each color of the rainbow.

Teacher Introduction

Teacher Page

Introduction

This WebQuest is designed to provide young learners with writing the colors of the rainbow and learning the sequence of the six colors of the rainbow.

The Learner

The lesson is designed for first grade students. It does not require adult help if the students are independent readers .

 

Curriculum Standards

This Webquest will meet the standards in the language arts area that are related with common sight words. It also provides for great practice with the writing and spelling of descriptive words.

 

Directions for Use

To introduce this lesson, the teacher should read aloud the copy of the book, All About Rainbows, by )*(())(*)*(. After reading this book, the students are ready to be taught the process involved in using the format of this WebQuest. The yellow tool bar on the left hand side of the page allows you to go from one page to the next. After using the web, students will need to click on the yellow bar to get themselves back and move on to the next task. The teacher will need to have a blank outline of a rainbow worksheet and crayons for the students. It would be a good idea to familiarize yourself with the evaluation rubric below before you talk to them about the book, so that you set the quality standards that fit you and your students.

Evaluation

Students will be assessed individually based on their ability to work with a partner and on the quality of their colored  book. They will also be graded on their colored and labeled rainbow worksheet.

* Cover page with name of student and title of book.

*  Illustrations of each colored, and the written word for each color.

*  Completed rainbow worksheet, colored and labeled.

The following rubric will be used to assess the student created book.

 

Learning the Colors of the Rainbow

 

Individual Evaluation

 

 

Beginning

 

1

 

Developing

 

2

 

Accomplished

 

3

 

Expert

 

4

 

Score

 

  

Choose the correct colors of the rainbow. 

 

Less than 5 colors are correctly identified.

 

5 colors are correctly identified.

 

All six colors are correctly identified.

 

All six colors are identified and they can say each color and find the same crayon.

 

 

 

Choose the correct sequence of the colors of the rainbow

 

Less than 5 colors of the rainbow are in correct order.

 

5 colors of the rainbow are in correct order.

 

All 6 colors of the rainbow are in correct order.

 

All 6 colors of the rainbow can be chosen from a group of pictures.

 

 

 

The colors of the rainbow can be labeled with the written word.

 

Less than 5 colors of the rainbow are correctly labeled in sequence.

 

5 colors of the rainbow are correctly labeled in sequence.

 

All six colors of the rainbow are correctly labeled in sequence and spelled correctly.

 

All six colors of the rainbow are correctly labeled in sequenced, spelled correctly and clicked on the correct pictures/words of the rainbow.

 

 

   Write the name of your favorite color and draw a picture to go with it.

 

Write/type the name of your favorite color with few misspellings.

 

Write/type the name of your favorite color with 100% accuracy.

 

 Write/type the name of two of your favorite  colors with 100% accuracy.

 

Write/type the name of all the colors of the rainbow with 100% accuracy.

 

 

Draw a picture of a rainbow with crayons and label the colors.

 

Less than 5 colors are complete on the rainbow.

 

5 colors of the rainbow are complete.

 

All 6 colors of the rainbow are correctly labeled and colored.

 

All six colors of the rainbow are correctly labeled, colored. One sentence is written about their favorite color.