P.W.I.M. (Picture, Word, Inductive, Model) is designed to teach reading, writing, and language structures. It supports students development as independent readers and learners.
Polar Bear on Ice
|Force Discussed||Sample Student Comments|
The polar bear ran across the ice and slid.
The polar bear was slowing down due to friction.
Note: This concept required additional prompting with a visual display of one teacher pulling another as the first teacher resisted.
The polar bear's weight caused it to stay on the ice.
Note: This conversation brought up the concept of how gravity is affected by a planet's mass.
|The polar bear stood up.|
Another picture that could be used in a P.W.I.M. project related to the four forces of flight.
Mouse meets Elephant
P.W.I.M. Project steps