Planning a unit about the three kinds of rocks?
This resource gives you background and links to more, activities, text to read, games to play, and puzzles to solve! Anything students might see has been translated into Spanish. A video gives you a quick overview so you can adapt the materials for younger or older students.
What's included in your purchase (15 audio files, 8 PowerPoint™ presentations, 3 video files
• A video overview of the lesson
shows how to adapt the resources to different age
levels and ability levels - it's like I'm sitting next to you explaining your choices
• A basic teacher overview
for each kind of rock
• Links to web pages
created just for this product with more teacher background
about rocks and extra resources
• Three presentations
that can be used to introduce each kind of rock with additional
information in the note section of the slides and copyright free images
using common materials - student erode soft rocks to model sedimentary rock
formation, create crystals under a variety of conditions to model crystal formation in
igneous and metamorphic rocks, and play a matching game
• Three presentations
show the results of the activities
• Two videos
show activity results
• Two presentations
that might be used to compare the processes that create rocks
to the processes that create cookies
• A student text
with three reading levels in English and two reading levels in Spanish.
Choose from color images or blackline images for students to color
of the students texts have been included for students who benefit
from hearing the information
• A dozen seek-a-word puzzles
students might solve as they review basic terms, saved in
both English and Spanish with the answer keys included! Younger students can
solve puzzles for each kind of rock, older or more capable students can solve puzzles with more terms.
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Interested in the resources for teaching about rocks we've included in our store?
Rocks #1 - Sort Rocks
Rocks #2 - Minerals
Rocks #3 - Sedimentary, Igneous, and Metamorphic Rocks
The Rock Cycle
Memory Game - Minerals
Memory Game - Metamorphic Rocks and their Parents
Memory Game - Sedimentary Rocks
Memory Game - Igneous Rocks