This product includes three Earth Science Interactive Notebook unit bundles. Each unit is aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Each unit comes with the following:
• Unit Cover
• Table of Contents and Score sheet to help pace unit
• Mostly 5 Lessons with Presentation, Cornell notes, and an activity
• Quiz with answer key and Reflection Activity
• Special Activity (extra practice on lessons)
• Special Assignment (projects with directions and rubric)
• Unit Test: True/False, fill-in-the-blank, and short answer essay
• Unit Reflection Activity
-Teacher guide: strategies and tips to help grade, organize, and use the interactive notebook with fidelity and confidence.
-Student Notebook set-up: table of contents, score sheet, and notebook rubric. There is a filled-out table of contents and score sheet to help organize and pace teacher. Score sheet helps students keep track of their grades! Teachers will have stream-line grading too.
-Unit Cover: Provides standards and benchmarks, a word bank with all vocabulary words, and pictures related to unit.
-Anticipation Guide: Ten true and false statements to identify what students know, what they think they know, and what they will learn. A presentation follows along printable lesson. An answer key is provided. Each anticipation guide question follows their according Cornell and PowerPoint to review the answer and acts as a warm-up.
-Cornell notes: Five Cornell notes are provided. There are two versions: filled and fill-in-the-blank for students to complete. A presentation follows the Cornell notes and leads whole class, direct instruction. A summary section is included where students answer essential questions. A drawing section is made available for students to add their own drawings or pictures from the presentation. Each criteria is worth one point making each Cornell worth five points.
-Activities: Five activities follow each Cornell notes in order to support and reinforce students' understanding of the content and provide students an opportunity to think critically by creating something new with the input received from the notes. There are five criteria: written portion, art, color, reflection component, and an “excellent." Each criteria is worth one point making each activity worth five points.
-Presentations: Presentation guides direct instruction as students follow along and complete their Cornell notes. Presentation revisits anticipation guide statements at the beginning of the lesson and at the end (serves also as warm-up), has built-in mini quiz at the end of each lesson to check for understanding (5 multiple choice questions with answers), pictures to help learn the material, and starter sentences to support students complete the summary section of their Cornell notes. The presentation is a PDF file and is not editable. It may be viewed as a presentation by opening the PDF, click on “View” and then on “Full Screen Mode.”
-Special Assignments (labs, projects, etc.): All special assignments come with directions and rubrics. Templates for some special assignments are included.
-Test and quizzes: One test and quiz are included with answer keys. A reflection activity follows giving students an opportunity to reflect on their understanding and studying skills. Some assessments for some units are editable in a PowerPoint template for teachers to revise test for accommodations.
-Grading: For easy grading, simply circle missing components or stamp to designate full credit. It’s that easy--I don’t take any grading home and I’m out of the door when the bell rings after school!!
1. Make sure to extract file in order to open the zipped file.
2. If you purchase this product and the unit bundle, please note you will be purchasing duplicates so buy the bundle and save time and money!
4. To view the PowerPoint, open the PDF, click on “View” and then on “Full Screen Mode.”
5. This product is not editable unless noted otherwise (templates and assessments).
The three Earth Science Interactive Notebook Units includes the following chapters along with alignment to NGSS:
Unit One: Rock and Mineral Unit Bundle: Earth Science Interactive notebook
Lesson 1: Mineral Characteristics
Lesson 2: Mineral Identification
Lesson 3: Igneous Rock
Lesson 4: Sedimentary Rock
Lesson 5: Metamorphic Rock
Unit Two: Plate Tectonics Unit Bundle: Earth Science Interactive notebook
Lesson 1: Layers of the Earth
Lesson 2: Continental Drift
Lesson 3: Convection in the Mantle
Lesson 4: Sea-Floor Spreading
Lesson 5: Theory of Plate Tectonics
Unit Three: Earthquake Bundle
Lesson 1: Earthquakes and Faults
Lesson 2: Seismic Waves
Lesson 3: Mapping Earth’s Interior
Lesson 4: Measuring Earthquakes
Lesson 5: Tsunami
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Plate Tectonics Unit Bundle: Earth Science Interactive notebook
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Solar System Unit Bundle: Notes, PowerPoint, projects, assessments, & Activities
Astronomy Unit: Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe
Astronomy Mega Bundle
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Matter and Chemistry Unit Bundle- Physical Interactive Notebook
Force and Motion Unit Bundle
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Meteorology and Atmosphere Unit Bundle
Electricity and Magnetism Unit Bundle
Earth Science entire year bundle!
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