Exploring Rocks and Minerals: Investigate Types and Cycles (BUNDLE)

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They may not seem like the most interesting topic, but rocks and minerals teach us a great deal about our earth. Clue your students into this incredible knowledge with the help of this bundle. You'll receive lesson plans, task cards, engaging activities, and more--all while saving time and money!

This Bundle Includes:

In this bundle you will find the following products (Click to read specific details about each individual one):

Tabbed Booklet
✓ Explore rocks and minerals with this tabbed booklet
✓ Investigation into different types
✓ Reading and writing skills
✓ Critical thinking skills

Lesson Plan Unit
✓ Investigate minerals and the three types of rocks
✓ Explore the rock cycle
✓ Conclude with a "rocking" fashion show
✓ Reading passages, writing, practice pages, and much more!

Task Cards
✓ Explore the content with these fun and interactive task cards
✓ Great for review, games, classroom activities, Scoot, small groups, early finishers, or centers

Causation Cards
✓ Review the content while building fluency
✓ Similar to the "I have, who has" card activity
✓ Combine actions with reading statements, which also help to commit these concepts to their memories

With This Bundle You'll Get:

✓ Review of important vocabulary
✓ Differentiated reading comprehension sheets (LL and HL sheets)
✓ Text dependent questions that focus on reading skills
✓ Science lab investigation - students observe rocks and answer critical thinking questions related to them
✓ Critical thinking prompt and writing
✓ Teacher and student directions
✓ Tabbed booklet printables
✓ Nonfiction reading pieces to help integrate reading and meet RI standards
✓ Engaging, hands-on science labs
✓ Creative activities, such as creating a biography and having a fashion show
✓ Concept maps and graphic organizers
✓ Practice and review sheets (printables)
✓ Technology activities (QR Codes)
✓ High quality, day-by-day lesson plans
✓ Task cards
✓ Causation cards
✓ Answer keys
.… and so much more!

Other Buyers Have Said:

"LOVE this! It has been great so far! The QR Codes have been a hit" (Thank you, Lanisa L.!)

"Students and I love this resource! Thanks!" (Thank you, Alyssa S.!)

"My students loved these!!" (Thank you, Lindsey F.!)

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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 before leaving negative feedback. I take my product creation and your satisfaction very seriously! Thanks!

Don’t Miss Out!

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

This bundle comes complete with everything you need--worksheets, centers, scripted lessons, vocabulary, and much more! It's definitely worth the value!

This bundle is perfect if you have to teach earth science concepts but weren't sure how or are just starting out! This bundle saves you time! Take back your weekends without sacrificing quality teaching!

**Save 20% by purchasing the bundle!**

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Exploring Rocks and Minerals: Investigate Types and Cycles
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