Chemistry: Classifying Matter -Elements, Compounds, Mixtures- Think, Pair, Share

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Angela Willyerd
Grade Levels
6th - 11th
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107 pages
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★ Just Updated on 10/28/16! ★ Get students involved with this chemistry lesson by keeping it interactive with a Think, Pair, Share Activity about Classifying Elements, Compounds, and Mixtures. How Does It Work?
→ Provide Background: Begin class with a mini-lecture that includes click to reveal guided notes about what is an element, compound, and mixture.

→ Get Interactive: Students can take turns by coming up to the white board to complete the interactive flow chart that can be used as a tool for completing the Think, Pair, Share activity.

→ Think, Pair, Share: Students will analyze diagrams to determine if the diagram is a pure substance, an element, a compound, or a mixture. Students can then pair with a neighbor to discuss and share final answers as a class at the white board.

Included in this Package:
→ Corresponding, Interactive PowerPoint file (102 slides in PPT)
→ Detailed Lesson Plan with Differentiation and Assessment Plans (3 pages in pdf)
→ Student Handout with Guided Notes and Flow Chart for Mini-Lecture and Diagrams for Think, Pair, Share (2 pages in pdf)

Suggested Technology:
• Teacher Computer
• LCD Projector
• Whiteboard, Projection Screen, or SMART Board
• PowerPoint software for corresponding presentation

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Classifying Elements, Compounds, and Mixtures - Think, Pair, Share Activity by Angela Willyerd is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
Total Pages
107 pages
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Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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