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Constellations and Mythology in the Stars

Constellations and Mythology in the Stars
Constellations and Mythology in the Stars
Constellations and Mythology in the Stars
Constellations and Mythology in the Stars
Constellations and Mythology in the Stars
Constellations and Mythology in the Stars
Constellations and Mythology in the Stars
Constellations and Mythology in the Stars
Product Description
Students will make connections between the science of stars, constellations and ancient mythology to create deeper understanding. Final Product will be to answer evidence-based questions and using graphics. Focused on research, sharing and collaboration. Art project creates a model of the constellation.

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SECTION #1 - THINGS THAT MAKE LIFE EASIER
• Packet/Project overview
• Art grade rubric
• Research and science grade rubric
• Writing grade rubric

SECTION #2 - INFORMATIONAL TEXT READING
• Text on general constellations
• Academic vocabulary included as side bar
• Text centered on discovery, naming and mythology of constellations
• Think and sharing questions included as side bar

SECTION #3 - SCIENCE RESEARCH & WRITING
• Internet research on one constellation
• Create graphics and other representations of constellation
• Whole class scavenger hunt to compare and contrast

SECTION #4 - MYTHOLOGY RESEARCH & WRITING
• Internet research on one myth
• Create graphics and other representations of myth
• Paired sharing of new myth

SECTION #5 - CREATE YOUR OWN CONSTELLATION
• Sketch newly found constellation and develop basic attributes
• Write a new myth about the constellation
• Small group/paired sharing

SECTION #6 - CONSTELLATION ART PROJECT
• Creation of miniature constellation
• Student instruction sheet included

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Total Pages
17 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
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