Engage students in Reading through Science! Students will “research” planets including dwarf planet Pluto. Students will read short informational text to learn facts about the planets. Packet also includes reading for topic and details and writing about planets. Unit ends with an assessment of each planet we studied.
I used this to enrich my higher readers with Journey’s “Let’s Go to the Moon” Unit 4, Lesson 16. This unit can definitely stand alone. We also found pictures on the internet for each planet while we read about them individually.
Page 2 Vocabulary
Page 3 -7 Planet fact sheets
Page 8-9 Write a caption for each Planet
Page 10 Definition match-up
Page 11 Graphic Organizer – Pick a Planet and write 3 details
Page 12 My Planet Report Outline
Page 13 My Planet Report -Writing Page
Page 14 “If I Could Fly to a Planet” – Independent writing
Page 15-17 Assessment – draw a picture and write a planet fact.
Unit is created in color but will print nicely in black and white. Teacher created – Student approved!
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