Convection Currents Science and Literacy Lesson Set
- Common Core and STAAR (TEKS) aligned
***Lesson set covers: Convection Currents overview with a focus on hurricanes, sea
breezes, land breezes, and within the Earth's mantle.
Easy to follow!
Fun for the students!
These activities are created to incorporate reading and writing into the Science curriculum. This lesson is designed to fit the typical 45-50 minute Science class time, while leaving time for other learning activities such as using an interactive science notebook, word wall activities, and writing in planners.
The informational text in this set is written to best fit the 5th and 6th grade reading levels. This lesson set is designed to be on level for 5th grade and covers standards from 5th, 7th, and 8th grade science. This is a helpful resource for ESL and low level eighth graders.
Lesson Set Includes:
Sample Lesson Plan for the week
Attention Grabber: Heat Rises Lava Lamp Demonstration
Word Wall Building Activities
Reading with Graphic Organizer: Convection Currents with Labeling Diagrams
Writing with Key Terms: Convection Currents
Lab/ Activity: Convection Current Model with observation sheet and Student Convection Current Model Creation
Writing Extension Activity
Daily Science Starters: Convection Currents
Great to get ready for the Science STAAR test!
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