Moon Phases Science and Literacy Lesson Set (STAAR & Common Core)

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4th, 5th, 6th
Common Core Standards
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Moon Phases Science and Literacy Lesson Set
- Common Core and 5th grade 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.

These activities are created to incorporate reading and writing into the Science curriculum. Each lesson is designed to last about a week, and encourage student participation.
Lessons are aligned with the Common Core State Standards and the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills.
The lesson set is written for 5th grade Science using TEKS (Standards) from 3rd through 7th grade.
On level: 5th grade
Great supplement for grades 4th – 8th grades depending on your learners’ needs.

Lesson Set includes:

Sample Lesson Plan for the week

Attention Grabber: Moon Observation Calendar; Moon Phases Order and Sort

Word Wall Building Activities

Reading with Graphic Organizer: Moon Phases with a flow chart

Writing with Key Terms: Moon Phases

Lab/ Activity: Moon Phase Model Observations

Formative Assessment: Lunar Cycle Model

Writing Extension Activity

Daily Science Starters: Moon Phases

Science Standards covered:

NGSS
MS-ESS1-1. Develop and use a model of the Earth-sun-moon system to describe the cyclic patterns of lunar phases, eclipses of the sun and moon, and seasons. [Clarification Statement: Examples of models can be physical, graphical, or conceptual.]

TEKS
8.7 (B) demonstrate and predict the sequence of events in the lunar cycle; and
4.8 (C) collect and analyze data to identify sequences and predict patterns of change in shadows, tides, seasons, and the observable appearance of the Moon over time. Supporting Standard


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Total Pages
28
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 Week

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Moon Phases Science and Literacy Lesson Set (STAAR & Common Core)
Moon Phases Science and Literacy Lesson Set (STAAR & Common Core)
Moon Phases Science and Literacy Lesson Set (STAAR & Common Core)
Moon Phases Science and Literacy Lesson Set (STAAR & Common Core)