Rocks & Minerals Investigation Booklet Printable & Digital | Google

The Owl Teacher
Grade Levels
2nd - 5th, Homeschool
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21 pages
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I guarantee that you're getting a lot of bang for your buck with this tabbed booklet! These earth science topics have never been easier to teach because this tabbed booklet completely explores rocks and minerals for you. Your students might think rocks are boring, but they aren't!

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This product covers:

✓ Terms such as sediment, magma, minerals, igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic

✓ What the three types of rocks are

✓ How to identify the types of minerals and rocks

✓ Why these are important

✓ Describing rocks

✓ Identifying minerals in rocks

With This Product You’ll Get:

✓ Review of important vocabulary

✓ Differentiated reading comprehension sheets (LL and HL sheets)

✓ Text-dependent questions that focus on reading skills

✓ Science lab investigation - students observe rocks and answer critical thinking questions

✓ Critical thinking and writing prompt

✓ Teacher and student directions

A Google Slides version so that you can have your students complete it digitally if you prefer!
✓ Tabbed booklet printables- 2 to a page and a larger version 1 per page
✓ Color and B/W printable versions
✓ Answer keys

.… and so much more!

How You Can Use This Product:

✓ As a supplement to an already established program

✓ Science centers or literacy centers

✓ An introduction lesson

✓ Teacher demonstrations

✓ Whole group, small group, partners, or individual work

✓ An integration lesson

✓ Warm-up activities

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“Thank you for this resource on rocks! My students loved it.” (Thank you, Minde H.!)

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"Great product for reviewing for our state science test!" (Thank you, Kara S.!)

Other Related Products You May Enjoy:

Exploring Rocks and Minerals: Investigate Types and Cycles Bundle

Rocks and Minerals Task Cards

Rocks and Minerals Causation Cards

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This product is perfect for integrating the Science Standards and the Common Core Reading Standards (CCSS)!

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Total Pages
21 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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