Step one: place students in group of four. Allow them to listen to a question posed by the teacher. ( What are the products of photosynthesis ?)
Step two: Individual students are given time to think and then write their responses.
Step three: Pairs of students read and discuss their responses
Step four: A few students are called on by the teacher to share their thoughts and ideas with the whole class.
Formative assessment: Students will create a poster showing the equation of photosynthesis.
Summative assessment: Students will take a multiple choice exam on photosynthesis.