Properties of Matter Read-and-Think Stations

Properties of Matter Read-and-Think Stations
Properties of Matter Read-and-Think Stations
Properties of Matter Read-and-Think Stations
Properties of Matter Read-and-Think Stations
Properties of Matter Read-and-Think Stations
Properties of Matter Read-and-Think Stations
Properties of Matter Read-and-Think Stations
Properties of Matter Read-and-Think Stations
Grade Levels
Common Core Standards
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29 MB|23 pages
Product Description
This reading activity is designed to boost student thinking as they explore the physical properties of matter and how those properties can be measured and observed to identify and classify matter. Seven short reading passages are included in this activity. Each reading passage has thinking tasks designed to scaffold student thinking about physical properties. A student handout is included so students have a place to record their thinking as they rotate through each station, read and have discussions with their partner(s).

This read-and-think activity is a great way to supplement your properties of matter unit or to review physical properties before an assessment. It gets student moving, reading, thinking, discussing and writing. These read-and-think pages are also available as a student worksheet packet in the download if you are looking for more of an individual reading assignment.

Big idea: The world around us is made of matter, and by knowing different physical properties of matter, we are able to measure, categorize, and describe the objects in our everyday lives. This introduction to the physical properties of matter provides the foundation for all studies in the physical sciences.

What’s Included in This Product
-Set of seven Read-and-Think Station placards
-Read-and-Think student packet
-One-page student response page
-Teacher key for thinking tasks

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Core Disciplinary Ideas
This interactive notes page builds a foundation for the following core disciplinary idea:
• PS1.A: Structure and Properties of Matter
o Matter and Its Interactions: Make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties (5-PS1-3)
Crosscutting Concepts: Scale, Proportion, and Quantity, Energy and Matter
Scientific and Engineering Practices: Developing and using models, constructing explanations (for science), obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information

Science Texas Essential Knowledge and Sills (TEKS)

5.5A - TSIET classify matter based on physical properties, including mass, magnetism, physical state (solid, liquid, and gas), relative density (sinking and floating), solubility in water, and the ability to conduct or insulate thermal energy or electric energy;

5.5B – TSIET demonstrate that some mixtures maintain physical properties of their ingredients such as iron filings and sand and sand and water.

5.5C – TSIET i identify changes that can occur in the physical properties of the ingredients of solutions such as dissolving salt in water or adding lemon juice to water.
Total Pages
23 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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