Earthquake Project: Newspaper Article (editable template)

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This product is a project for students to create a newspaper article on a fictional or non-fictional earthquake. It comes with written directions, rubric, and an editable template with fill-in-the-blank to scaffold completion of all criteria. This product is part of my Earthquake Bundle. Buy the bundle, save time and money! Have students review or learn on their own by reviewing the following vocabulary:

* focus
* epicenter
* earthquake
* fault
* layers of the Earth
* seismic waves
* shadow zone
* Mercalii scale
* Richter scale
* Moment Magnitude scale
* seismograph
* seismogram
* magnitude
* intensity

Check out these Earthquake Unit Products, which are all included in my Earthquake Bundle:

Pre-Assessment/Warm-up

Earthquakes and Faults Lesson

Measuring and Locating Earthquakes Lesson

Seismic Waves Lesson

Mapping Earth's Interior Lesson

Tsunami Lesson

Earthquake Crossword

Assessments

Earthquake Bundle

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Project includes the following:

-directions: five criteria to complete with four specific clear and specific requirements.

-rubric: to have students self-evaluate and then room for teacher too.

-template: a template to guide students to complete all parts of the project is provided. Starter sentences are provided to help differentiate instruction.

-challenge: an option for extra credit or challenge for your students. This is differentiation to promote rigor for gifted/talented or all students!

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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!

3. Purchase license to share if more than one teacher will be using this product. Keep in mind this product took time to create with the teacher and student in mind. Thank you for understanding.

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Check out my bundles, which include:

-Pre-assessment/Warm-up activity: Includes a unit cover with the Next Generation Science Standards and a word bank. Also includes a worksheet: designed to uncover what your students know, don’t know, and what they can anticipate to learn in the unit. PowerPoint is included to guide activity.

-Assessments: test, quiz, answer key, and reflection activity

-Lessons: five Cornell notes, activities to reinforce input, and a PowerPoint for each lesson

-Projects: includes directions, rubric, and templates for most

-Notebook set-up: table of contents, score sheet, teacher strategies and suggestions on how to use interactive notebook.

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Rock and Mineral Unit Bundle: Earth Science Interactive notebook

Matter and Chemistry Unit Bundle- Physical Interactive Notebook

Earth Science/Astronomy Unit Bundle: Earth, Sun, and Moon

Solar System Unit Bundle: Notes, PowerPoint, projects, assessments, & Activities

Astronomy Unit: Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe

Astronomy Mega Bundle, which includes all three of my astronomy bundles.

Earthquake Bundle

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Earthquake Project: Newspaper Article (editable template)
Earthquake Project: Newspaper Article (editable template)