Moon Unit NGSS | Moon Activities

Grade Levels
1st - 2nd
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Using this Moon Unit, you will guide your students into learning about the phases of the moon, how the moon orbits, and the effects of sunrise and sunset. It is a great start into your Solar System Unit. It follows the NGSS Standards. This unit has everything you need to teach about the moon. It is a complete unit to last at least 2 weeks of Science.

It includes Step by Step lesson plans that are very detailed in guiding the teacher. It also includes a close reading article that is differentiated to two levels, 2 Colored Mini Books about the moon (Differentiated), comprehension questions abut the close reading article, technology extensions, a lesson using cookies to show moon phases, interactive moon orbiting lesson, observations about moon phases, moon journal to track the phases of the moon for a month and the seasonal patterns of sunrise and sunset, and much more.

This unit follows NGSS Science Standards





Unit Includes

  • Step by Step Lesson Plans for 8 days
  • 2 Color Mini Books (Differentiated)
  • 2 Close Reading Articles About the Moon
  • Comprehension Questions
  • Technology Ideas
  • Phases of the Moon Lessons
  • Moon’s Orbit Lessons
  • Moon Phases Activity using Cookies
  • Moon Journal
  • Sunrise/Sunset Lessons
  • Interactive Notebook Pages
  • Extension Activities
  • Interactive Lessons
  • Moon Phases Poster
  • Moon/Sun/Earth Cards

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2–3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area.


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