Landforms | Earth's Layers and Rocks

Kristen Vibas
Grade Levels
3rd - 6th, Homeschool
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Earth Layers and Rocks Vocabulary Cards, Assessments, Activities and Games

Vocabulary Cards – use as a word wall, matching game, sorting activity, "Quiz, Quiz, Trade" game or flashcards. The cards include 30 vocabulary terms, each with a brief description or definition, a visual representation, or both.

Assessments: "Earth's Layers" vocabulary quiz and a "Rocks" vocabulary quiz. Answer keys included.

Earth's Layers terms include: crust, mantle, outer core, inner core, heat energy, fossils, fault, Wagener Theory, Continental Drift, plate tectonics, plate boundaries, divergent, convergent, convergent, subduction zone, transform

Rocks terms include: magma, lava, rock, rock cycle, molten, weathering, erosion, igneous rock, metamorphic rock, sedimentary rock, sediment, deposition, mineral, ore, geology


- 3 Types of Plate Boundaries: a study guide, and 2 graphic organizers (one with a word bank and one without)

- CAN-HAVE-ARE graphic organizers

-Earth's Layers Vocabulary Booklet

-Rocks Vocabulary Booklet

-Rocks Study Guide & graphic organizer

-Rocks Sorting activity

-Comic Strip: Weathering, Erosion and Deposition

-Rock Cycle Poster

-Rock Cycle diagram for students


-"I Have, Who Has" Review Game- directions, 26 game cards and an answer key are included. It's a fun activity for the whole class to review!

Lots of engaging and fun resources are included to support your students in their learning and understanding of Earth's layers and rocks!

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Animals: Extension Activities

Animals: Leveled Reading Passages and Activities

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