Electricity Lesson (Presentation, Notes, & Activity)-Electricity & Magnetism

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This product includes Cornell notes, an activity, a PowerPoint Presentation (PDF), and a mini quiz built into the presentation on Electricity, which is part of my Electricity and Magnetism Unit. This product is part of my Electricity and Magnetism Unit Bundle. Buy the bundle, save time and money!

This lesson will engage your students in the following main ideas/vocabulary:

• Electricity
• Voltage
• Electric current
• Electric charge
• Conductors
• Insulators
• Amps
• Ohm’s
• Resistance

This Electricity and Magnetism Unit Bundle includes all of the following products! Plus, a few other activities!

Electricity and Magnetism Unit Bundle


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Assessments- Test and Quiz with answer keys


Product Details:

-Cornell notes: There are three versions—filled, filled and vocabulary/main ideas underlined (close note strategies) and fill-in-the-blank. Notes are completed by following along with the PowerPoint. This allows you to walk around, support and engage with students. There are five criteria to the Cornell notes: header, student notes, drawings of main ideas, summary, and student-derived question (Depths of Knowledge).

-PowerPoint Presentation: Presentation guides direct instruction as students follow along and complete their Cornell notes. Presentation revisits anticipation guide statements from the beginning of the lesson and at the end (serves 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 focused on the essential questions (differentiated instruction). It is a PDF file, which can be viewed in a presentation by clicking on “View” and then on “Full Screen Mode.”

-Activity: An activity follows the Cornell note 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, and an “excellent" component to encourage students to do a quality piece of work.

-Grading: Each criteria is worth one point making each Cornell and activity worth five points. For easy grading, simply circle missing components or stamp to designate full credit. As a teacher, I am out the door after the bell rings and I do not bring any grading home. I truly am the teacher time saver!


Product notes:

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. Read and abide by the terms of use.

4. To view the PowerPoint, open the PDF, click on “View” and then on “Full Screen Mode.”

5. This product is not editable.

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• Assessments with answer keys and reflection activity

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