Earth's Changing Surface Cause and Effect Task Cards

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These task cards come with a fun twist: They're pictures! Have your students examine the earth processes in the pictures and determine the causes and effects of what the pictures show. There is a differentiated version, too! Practice science, reading, and writing all in one activity!

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This product covers the following terminology and related concepts:

✓ 28 task cards
✓ Constructive and destructive earth processes
✓ Earthquakes
✓ Mountain building
✓ Island building
✓ Volcanoes
✓ Landslides
✓ Tsunamis
✓ Flooding
✓ Wind erosion
✓ Glaciers
✓ Water erosion
✓ Deposition
✓ Physical weathering
✓ Chemical weathering

With This Product You'll Get:

✓ Differentiated task cards to meet all learners
✓ Implementation of reading and writing skills and strategies
✓ Answer sheet (it's recommended to check students' reasoning in their answers)

How You Can Use This Product:

✓ Small groups
✓ Partner work
✓ Individual work
✓ Homework
✓ Literary centers
✓ Science centers

Other Buyers Have Said:

"These cards were a great way to supplement my unit on landforms and changes within the earth's surface. Providing students with the pictures challenged them to think a bit more critically in deciphering what may have been the cause to each landscape. Thanks!" (Thank you, Karianne D.!)

"These worked out well with my class. I had partners use the situations list on a clipboard and they went around the room to find pictures to match the descriptions." (Thank you, Kathryn H D.!)

"These little activities are the greatest because not only did it fit in perfectly with our WESTEM Unit for Earth Science, but it was also great for practicing cause and effect!" (Thank you, Alysia F.!)

Other Related Products You May Enjoy:

Weathering and Erosion Tabbed Booklets: Exploring Earth's Changing Surface
Slow and Fast Changes of the Earth Bundle
Earth's Changing Surface Lesson Plan Unit

Final Notes:

While I recommend printing in color and laminating materials for future use, it is not necessary. These materials print just fine in grayscale.

If you see ANYTHING that needs modifying, or if you have any questions, please contact me via the Q&A. I take my product creation and your satisfaction very seriously! Thanks!

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These task cards are perfect for tutors, paraprofessionals, volunteers, and substitutes! They are low prep, too!

With 28 task cards in this unit, it comes complete with everything you need! It's definitely worth the value!

These task cards are perfect if you have to teach about the earth's changing surface but weren't sure how or are just starting out! These task cards save you time! Additionally, they're perfect for when you have a substitute!

This product is perfect for meeting the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and for integrating the Common Core Reading Standards (CCSS)!

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Earth's Changing Surface Cause and Effect Task Cards
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