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Complete Mineral Unit

Complete Mineral Unit
Complete Mineral Unit
Complete Mineral Unit
Complete Mineral Unit
Complete Mineral Unit
Complete Mineral Unit
Complete Mineral Unit
Complete Mineral Unit
Product Description
This is a complete unit on minerals. All of my mineral lessons can be downloaded together in this download for a discounted price (SAVE 5 dollars)!

All files (except minerals intervention- which is in pdf format only) are in both pdf and Microsoft word document files. This way you can use the lessons as is or edit to your needs.

What is Included:
1. Unit at a Glance (Overview of Unit)

2. Mineral Unit Study Topics (5 versions- for use in differentiated instruction)- These pages can be given to students, so they are aware of what they need to know in this unit.

3. Big Idea Summary Page (Unit has a big idea question, which students will focus on throughout the unit and then answer at the end of the unit in a paragraph)

4. Section 1: What is a Mineral
-Introduction to Minerals Power Point Presentation
-Introduction to Minerals Note Sheets (in 5 versions)

5. Section 2: How do Minerals Form?
-Reading: Introduction to Minerals with Comprehension Questions (3 versions)
-Crystal Formation Formal Lesson Plan
-Crystal Lab (3 versions)

6. Section 3: Properties of Minerals & Mineral Identification
-Properties of Minerals- 2 Options
- Investigation Activity with Lab Station Sheets and
Student Handouts
- Power Point Presentation with Note Sheet
-Mineral Identification Lab
- Mineral Identification Lab Handout
- Formal Lesson Plan (with instructions for differentiation)
- Suggestions for Lab Set-up
- Mineral Identification Key
- Mineral Hardness Flow Chart (2 options)
- Mineral Identification Lab Station Signs and Student

7. Assessments, Enrichment, & Intervention
- Mineral ID Lab Practical Test
- Set-up Suggestions
- Identifying Unknown Minerals Lab Practical Test
(2 Options)
- Lab "Cheat-sheet" for differentiation

-Mineral Quiz
-Mineral Enrichment & Intervention
- Formal Lesson plan
- Adopt a Mineral Extension Assignment
- Example of Adopt a Mineral
- Minerals Intervention Student Handout
- Intervention Power Point with example included
-Big Idea Paragraph & Unit Summary Pages
-Mineral Unit Test

Approximately 2-3 weeks
Answer Keys are provided for Crystal Lab, Properties of Minerals Investigation, Mineral ID Lab, Minerals Quiz, and Unit Test

Complete Minerals Unit by ACQUIRE Lesson Plans is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
Total Pages
Multiple Power Points and Pages- Please see description or preview for more info
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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