• Unit Cover
• Table of Contents and Score sheet, and teacher resource page
• 4-5 Lessons with Presentation, Cornell notes, and an activity
• Editable assessments with answer key and Reflection Activity
• Special Activity (extra practice on lessons)
• Special Assignment (projects with directions and rubric)
-Teacher guide: strategies and tips to help grade, organize, and implement the interactive notebook with fidelity and confidence.
-Student Notebook set-up: table of contents, score sheet, and notebook rubric. There is a filled-out table of contents and score sheet to help organize and pace teacher. Score sheet helps students keep track of their grades! Teachers will have stream-line grading too. An editable table of contents and score sheet is provided!
-Unit Cover: Provides standards and benchmarks, a word bank with all vocabulary words, and pictures related to unit. An editable unit cover is provided!
-Anticipation Guide: Ten true or false statements to identify what students know, what they think they know, and what they will learn. A presentation follows along printable lesson. An answer key is provided. Each anticipation guide question follows their according Cornell and presentation to review the answer and acts as a warm-up.
-Cornell notes: Four or five Cornell notes are provided for each unit. Some units have either two or three versions: filled (underlined vocabulary and not underlined) and fill-in-the-blank for students to complete. A presentation follows the Cornell notes and leads whole class, direct instruction. A summary section is included where students answer essential questions. A drawing section is made available for students to add their own drawings or pictures from the presentation. Each criteria is worth one point making each Cornell worth five points.
-Activities: Four or five activities follow each Cornell notes in order to support and reinforce students' understanding of the content and provide students an opportunity to think critically by creating something new with the input received from the notes. There are five criteria: written portion, art, color, reflection component, and an “excellent." Each criteria is worth one point making each activity worth five points.
-Presentations: Presentation guides direct instruction as students follow along and complete their Cornell notes. Presentation revisits anticipation guide statements at the beginning of the lesson and at the end (serves also as warm-up), has built-in mini quiz at the end of each lesson to check for understanding (5 multiple choice questions with answers), pictures to help learn the material, and starter sentences to support students complete the summary section of their Cornell notes. The presentation is a PDF file and may be viewed as a presentation by opening the PDF, click on “View” and then on “Full Screen Mode.”
-Special Assignments (labs, projects, etc.): All special assignments come with directions and rubrics. Templates for some special assignments are included.
-Assessment: Each unit comes with an assessment. A reflection activity follows giving students an opportunity to reflect on their understanding and studying skills. Some unit assessments are editable in a PowerPoint template for teachers to revise test for accommodations (except the Scientific Investigation Unit Bundle). Option and highly suggested: use socrative.com to input test questions, have students take on the computer, and get immediate feedback and instant grading!
-Grading: For easy grading, simply circle missing components or stamp to designate full credit. It’s that easy--I don’t take any grading home and I’m out of the door when the bell rings after school!!
1. Make sure to extract file in order to open the zipped file.
2. If you purchase this product and the unit bundle, please note you will be purchasing duplicates so buy the bundle and save time and money!
4. To view the Presentation, open the PDF, click on “View” and then on “Full Screen Mode.”
5. This product is not editable unless noted otherwise (templates and assessments).
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