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These Planet themed project-based learning and enrichment activities put ownership of learning into your student's hands and enrich your students through independent work study, allowing you to focus on providing instruction and support to your students who need to work individually or in small group.
The activities in this resource are at varying levels of difficulty. Although the students in your (primary grade or upper grade) class are at varying stages of development, this resource is titled PBL & Enrichment, and marked 'not grade specific' because it is more often:
These ten activities were created around Literacy, Math, STEM, Research and Art standards. They come in both color and black and white copies, so you can chose which you’d like to use. These activities may be completed in one academic period (by your quick thinking, fast working students), but were written with the goal of truly being a project-based learning experience, that may take several days or weeks to complete.
Many of the activities combine multiple subjects (i.e. Reading, Writing, Research and Math), but the breakdown of the main focus of each activity are:
They are written using Bloom’s Taxonomy vocabulary (bold words on each activity sheet) and left without any specific directions on HOW to complete the activity (on purpose), to meet those higher-level, critical thinking skills. Click the link below for some Bloom's Taxonomy Verb Posters to help your students understand the Bloom’s higher-level thinking verbs that are included in this resource. It includes definitions and pictures for all 65 verbs.
Also Included are:
♥ How to incorporate the STEM Makerspace project
♥ How to facilitate the art project
♦ STEM planning
♦ STEM reflecting
♦ Comparing and contrasting
♦ KWL chart
You may also be interested in some of the other units, the bundles or the MEGA growing bundle: