Earth's Place in the Universe -Patterns in the earth, moon, sun, and stars

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This Next Generation Science unit combines Common Core Reading Informational Text and Writing standards with the Earth's Place in the Universe Next Generation Science Standards. Students will learn information on the sun, moon, earth, and stars, orbits, moon phases, why we have night and day, and why we have seasons that differ in different parts of the earth. This unit includes:

Narrative Input Wall Story
Student mini-book that goes along with story
7 Different articles you can use for close reading and/or student research (2 of the articles are differentiated for reading levels so there are actually 9 choices)
4 of the articles come with differentiated note taking printables, comprehension questions (2 versions), text structure pages, text feature pages (2 choices), graphic organizers, and informational writing masters to make a big book
4 articles come with vocabulary and high-frequency highlighting pages
3 of the articles come with graphics, comprehension, discussion questions
2 of the articles come differentiated (2 different levels)
7 Discover Science activities
Vocabulary cards for the wall
Craftivity
QR Codes for additional research opportunities, songs, videos to support
2 mini books (moon phases and why we have day/night)
Moon phase home connection activity and reflection
Graphics to help cement student understanding

Try this unit for homework while you are teaching this unit

Narrative Writing Using Space Themed Mentor Texts

I teach the next narrative text unit while I am teaching Earth's Place in the Universe in my non-fiction block

Happy Birthday Moon


I send the following for homework during this unit.

Space Narrative Writing


Also check out my NGSS unit on plants:

Plants –NGSS Structure, Function, and Information Processing


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Warmly,
Valerie
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Earth's Place in the Universe -Patterns in the earth, moon
Earth's Place in the Universe -Patterns in the earth, moon
Earth's Place in the Universe -Patterns in the earth, moon
Earth's Place in the Universe -Patterns in the earth, moon
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