This science unit contains text and information about plate tectonics and the landforms they create. The text contains tectonic information and a section on the Ring of Fire. There are 6 comprehension questions that go with the text that can also be used.
There are 8 pages that contain foldables, puzzle pieces, landform tectonic exercise, plate tectonic text and comprehension questions.
Student page 1-This is the background page for the foldable.
Student page 2- Playing with the plate’s type of movement with flaps
Student page 3- This page contains puzzle pieces of the Earth’s tectonic plates
Student page 4-This is the page for recording the tectonic plates that create various landforms located in the world
Student page 5-This is the physical features map
Student pages 6-8 Plate Tectonic and Ring of Fire text and comprehension questions are found here
The remaining pages contain the teacher notes and answer sheet.
Depending on your time frame, choose which activities work best for your class. This unit is best taught over a couple of days.
Created for 5th grade Earth Surfaces Science, but also applies to 3rd-6th, and Homeschooling.