This Earth/Sun Relationship Unit includes a unit guide on teaching all about the sun, day/night, the changing position of the sun, and shadows. It is differentiated so that your non-writers and students with special needs/autism can participate. This product is aligned with the 1st grade Virginia SOLs.
example unit guide (11 days)
1 adapted book
1 interactive anchor chart
real pictures of the earth and sun with ideas to simulate how the sun moves
1 picture sort (Day Sky/Night Sky)
1 writing activity about the sun with an option for non-writers
2 cut and pastes
2 matching (matching shadow to object)
1 sun craft
1 experiment with 3 levels
2 vocabulary practice pages (matching word to definition and picture to definition)
An assessment for writers and non-writers
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