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This resource addresses the NGSS Earth's Systems for 2nd Grade:
NGSS 2-ESS2-2. Develop a model to represent the shapes and kinds of land and bodies of water in an area.
This resource is also aligned with CCSS for Reading Informational Text for 2nd grade.
This resource is full of great activities including hands-on activities, a close reading activity of a nonfiction 2 page passage, a layered book, sorting cards and interactive notebook inserts as well as response pages. Answer keys are also included.
The matching and sorting cards are great for fast finishers and center activities. They are self checking.
Students will explore the different types of landforms and bodies of water on Earth and how they formed. They come with four task cards for four different independent activities.
Science Concept Addressed:
Bodies of Water
Literacy Skills Addressed Include:
Reasons to support claims
Reading back into text
The following Science and Engineering Practices will be used by students:
Asking questions (for science) and defining problems (for engineering)
Developing and using models
Analyzing and interpreting data
Constructing explanations (for science)
Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information
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