Students will have fun using critical and creative thinking to pair each planet in our solar system to a candy! The students will be given a task of finding a candy that best represents each planet. The students will discuss and debate in whole group and small group which candy best matches each planets properties. The students will use abstract thinking to compare and contrast candy to Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. The packet also comes with a quiz that will test students' understanding of the order of the planets and their properties. The packet contains the following products: lesson directions, Candy Planet PowerPoint, Candy Thoughts Graphic Organizer, a letter to parents, a planet mat, the Candy Planet Quiz and Answer Sheet.
Most of the fonts I use are from Kevin and Amanda, so if you do not have those fonts downloaded the file might look a little off-- however since it is in Microsoft Word and Publisher, you are able to change the fonts to whatever pleases you.