Plate Tectonics Color, Cut and Organize

Grade Levels
6th - 8th, Homeschool
Formats Included
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16 pages
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Keep your students engaged with this NO PREP cut, color and organize lesson activity. Students will read, color and create notebook pages. Use the short nonfiction reading passages with word banks to help students learn while they work. These activities will supplement any lesson or style of teaching. They can also be used as standalone reinforcement or homework. Each activity is focused on specific content objective associated with plate tectonics. Note: This product was tested and created for a mainstreamed middle school class that meets 5 days a week for forty minutes. If you complete all activities back to back it will take one class period.

Complete lessons with these materials can be found below.

Lesson 1: Plate Tectonics for Middle School

Topics Covered

· Alfred Wegener and Pangaea

· Harry Hess and sea floor spreading

· Tectonic Plates

· SONAR and ocean floor mapping

· Mid Ocean Ridges

· Deep Ocean Trenches

· Magnetic Striping

This product is designed and tested on mainstreamed middle school science classroom of 24 students meeting daily for 40 minutes. The teacher will find lesson materials for direct instruction, reinforcement and homework.

Included in this package

Lesson handouts

Teacher Keys

Interactive Notebook templates

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Total Pages
16 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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