Earth Changers Task Cards

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3rd - 5th
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This amazing resource has so many things to help your students practice their knowledge of Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition. You will have Reading and Task Cards for erosion and weathering, word wall strips, flashcards, and more!

Note: The task cards in this resource are not a typical set. There are ★ five ★ cards. Each card directs students to complete an activity that requires reading, writing, and illustrating. If you are looking for a typical task card set I have one of those, too. The link is below.

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Part 1 – Task Cards This set includes ★ five ★ task cards for working with erosion, weathering, and deposition.

  • Students create a folding organizer and complete the tasks. Your students will be using informational text features, specifically: bulleted lists, Venn diagrams, labels, illustrations, and titles.
  • A reading selection is included with a response task using sequencing skills. These tasks can be used with your interactive notebooks.
  • There are two versions of the task cards. Set 1 is completed with hand-drawn labels and artwork. Set 2 has pre-made labels and drawings.

This file specifically contains

  • Cover
  • Table of Contents and Teacher Directions
  • 5 Task Cards in 2 versions (and in black/white)
  • "Changes to Our Earth" Reading Passage
  • Directions for making graphic organizer
  • Photos of finished graphic organizers
  • Pre-made labels and drawings
  • Sample Answer Key

This task card set is intended to be used as a follow-up to a study of earth's changes or as an ongoing project during the study. The set would be a great addition to your classroom to use as center activities, morning work, or for early finishers. Specific lessons on erosion, weathering, or deposition are not included. Each task card directs students to perform a specific task in the making of their folding organizer. It's perfect for a sub day!

Part 2 – Flash Cards This is a set of 30-word cards and 30 meaning cards. Includes an idea page and an ink-saver set. Great for centers, practice, and review of the vocabulary of weathering and erosion.

Part 3 – Word Wall This is a set of 30-word wall strips with specific words of weathering and erosion. This includes abrasion, acid rain, beach, bedrock, canyon, carbonation, cavern, chemical weathering, column, condensation, delta, deposition, dune, erosion, evaporation, glacier, groundwater, mountain, permeability, physical weathering, plateau, precipitation, runoff, sinkhole, stalactite, stalagmite, topography, valley, and weathering. Includes an idea page and an ink-saver set. Great for use with games, review, and practice of the vocabulary words.

Part 4 – Bonus Also, included are full-page photos of the Grand Canyon!

The total page count of 90+ includes everything.

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