This has an English-Spanish reading passage with photos re Mars, suitable for groups, a Reading Center, Reading Circle discussion, reading in general, individuals including ELL or ESL students, also;
Handy links for learning and researching more, for example Wikipedia articles, Amazon books, Youtube Videos re Mars Rover, Mars Viking, Mars Mariner, Mars Pathfinder;
15 Questions About Mars tied to the Reader (bilingual English-Spanish, also a;
“Mars” Composition activity (English-Spanish) that guides readers in doing a paragraph writing structured with a Topic/Thesis-Support-Topic/Thesis pattern (bilingual); plus 3 prompts for helping students do higher level compositions tied to Mars (Suitable for a Writing Center), and
Common Core Informational Text Applications you may use with the Reader; then also
Fun Word Searches for vocabulary in the Reader (4 of them; all bilingual);
Mars “Numbers” Anagram tied to the Reader, bilingual;
Mars “Letters” Anagram” game tied to the Reader, bilingual;
A “Mars And Space Photos Show” which you can show to and discuss with individual students or class groups (18 photos)—with bilingual text;
Flash/Trading Cards (3 x 3 = 9 total) that can also be resized for turning into fun stickers (bilingual text);
Useful Science Vocabulary given also in Spanish and titled
Vocabulario Util De Ciencias;
MATH: General Math Problems (add, subtract, multiply, divide), Areas, Powers (squaring), Operation With Cubed Numbers, Algebra, Positive And Negative Numbers; X, Y Graphing; Mars Statistical Facts, Statistics, “Martian Holiday” Word Problems;
Mars In Literature (e.g., Swift, Well, Bradbury, Heinlein, Dick, Burrought, C.S. Lewis);
Extra Great Teaching Ideas For Mars Etc;
A “Certificate Of Completion” (kids love to show these to parents; and parents like to see them)--bilingual; Higher Order Thinking Skills And Mars; Science Common Core, Gr 6-12.
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