A handy packet for teachers for the topic of Rocks and Minerals. The instructional resources listed below can be used as student assignments, worksheet review, or assessments.
-A Mineral matching worksheet containing grade-appropriate information
-Open-ended questions on the Rock Cycle
-A rock comparative table; can differentiate number of rocks
-10 question multiple choice quiz
-A fun “Who am I” worksheet with alternative clues for mineral vocabulary words
There are also two sets of Venn diagrams; one comparing minerals and rocks and the other a triple Venn that compares igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks. Each Venn diagram contains a blank printable and a differentiated printable with lines for students who have difficulty writing without lines. An answer key for each is provided that contains the important scientific differences that students should know.
Finally, the packet also provides two different versions of a rock and mineral crossword puzzle. A 16 clue crossword is included with and without a word bank which allows you to differentiate the assignment. Answer key included.
Click on the link to find an easy, math-integrated experiment where two rocks are placed in vinegar
Limestone in Vinegar
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