3rd Grade Earth Science Rocks, Minerals, Soil, Fossils, Weathering

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3rd - 4th
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    How do rocks turn into Soil? This 95+ page rocks and soil activities unit has everything you will need to teach for 5 weeks of rocks, minerals, soil, weathering, and fossils.  Your students will LOVE the edible labs and you will love 5 weeks of lesson plans for Science!

    Your students will be able to answer, “what are the three different types of rocks?”  As well as “what are types of soil?” 


    • 5 WEEKS of Lesson plans for three weeks of Rocks and two weeks of soil.
    • Edible Recipes and 5 different labs
    • Vocabulary – Interactive Notebook Pages
    • 5 different Text Feature pages – ELA and SCIENCE combined
    • Multiple Labs include 3rd grade rocks and minerals worksheets (compatible with any rocks) and soil labs.
    • Assessments
    • Task Cards
    • Word Wall, Bulletin Board Materials, and much more!


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    Rocks and Soil Starter Kit: Check out his freebie. Flashcards appeal to visual learners and can be used to stimulate kinesthetic learners too. They are a great way to introduce new vocabulary. My students used these in the classroom and at home to learn all of the new words.  We make flashcards for everything.  They can make notes on the inside and include any facts they need to remember. 


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    Total Pages
    106 pages
    Answer Key
    Teaching Duration
    1 month
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    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.


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