Light: Science and Literacy Lesson Set (STAAR and Common Core)
- Common Core and STAAR (TEKS) aligned
Easy to follow!
Fun for the students!
These activities are created to incorporate reading and writing into the Science curriculum. This lesson is designed to fit the typical 45-50 minute Science class time, while leaving time for other learning activities such as using an interactive science notebook, word wall activities, and writing in planners.
The informational text in this set is written to best fit the 5th and 6th grade reading levels. This lesson set is designed to be on level for 5th grade and covers standards from 5th, 7th, and 8th grade science. This is a helpful resource for ESL and low level eighth graders.
Lesson Set Includes:
Sample Lesson Plan for the week
Attention Grabber: Flashlight Scavenger Hunt
Word Wall Building Activities
Reading with Graphic Organizer: Light with Picture Description Organizer
Writing with Key Terms: Light
Lab/ Activity: Exploring the Properties of Light Lab Stations with Activity Pages
Writing Extension Activity
Daily Science Starters: Light
Great to get ready for the Science STAAR test!
New Generation Science Standards
1-PS4-2. Make observations to construct an evidence-based account that objects in darkness can be seen only when illuminated.
1-PS4-3. Plan and conduct investigations to determine the effect of placing objects made with different materials in the path of a beam of light.
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills
(C) demonstrate that light travels in a straight line until it strikes an object or travels through one medium to another and demonstrate that light can be reflected such as the use of mirrors or other shiny surfaces and refracted such as the appearance of an object when observed through water; and Readiness Standard
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