Rocks and Minerals

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Nonfiction - Common Core - ELA - Science Experiments - Printables

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This unit includes these ELA skills:
-A nonfiction book (I wrote)
-Vocabulary activities (Cloze)
- Diagrams
-Tables
- Facts
-Research (using online sites)
-Recipes (for making rocks)
-Many many reading skills
-context clues
-main idea
-supporting details
-reading closely
-digging deeper
-inferencing
-identifying facts
-predicting
-sequencing
-analogies
-drawing conclusions
-summarizing

This unit includes these Science Terms/Skills:
--Investigations (you will need to provide rock samples)
- Sedimentary, Metamorphic, and Igneous Rocks
- Definitions
- Examples
- Photos of them
- Properties of rocks and minerals
-texture, hardness, color, pattern, magnetic, streak, luster, and size
- Definitions of terms
-Weathering & Erosion
-Rock Cycle
- Fossils

Includes:
-A Cover Page
-Teacher Page including listed standards
-Student Check off Sheet
-Mini Nonfiction Book (The Basics of Rocks and Minerals)- with a black background
- The same book as above, but as pull pages with a white background for easier printing.
- Vocabulary Connection Student Sheet (correlates with the book)
-Rocks and Minerals Student Vocabulary Table Sheet
- Key for the Rocks and Minerals Student Table Sheet
- Comprehension Cloze with word bank
- Key for the Comprehension Cloze
-Student Rocks Research Investigation Form (Part 1-rock types)
- Student Rock Research and Investigation Form (Part 2- hands-on inquiry)
- Hands- On Student Activity (Make Sedimentary Rocks)
- Hands- On Student Activity (Make Metamorphic Rocks)
- Hands- On Student Activity (Make Igneous Rocks)
- Rock Cycle Study (3 pages) using the Internet (websites provided)
- Step by step like a webquest
-Rocks and Minerals Quiz
- Fossils Study (3 pages) using the Internet (websites provided)
- Step by step like a webquest
- Imprint Fossils Recipe & Comprehension Questions
- Culminating Unit Project Ideas Table

I designed this for my class. They had a blast with it. It will optimize your time and teach two subjects at once.

This product is included in my upper grades MEGA Science Bundle (242 pages)
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Rocks and Minerals
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