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This Rocks and Mineral Unit Bundle product includes five lessons, a pre-assessment or warm-up page, an editable unit cover to include your own state standards and word bank, editable test and quiz with answer key, a project, and more (95 printable pages)! Each lesson comes with Cornell notes, an activity, a presentation, and a mini quiz built into the presentation (165 presentation slides, PDF and not editable).
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This unit bundle will engage your students in the following main ideas/vocabulary:
• Mohs scale
This product includes all of the following:
★ Teacher guide: strategies and tips to help grade, organize, and use the interactive notebook with fidelity and confidence.
★ Student Notebook set-up: table of contents, score sheet, and notebook rubric. There is a filled-out table of contents and score sheet to help organize and pace teacher. Score sheet helps students keep track of their grades! Teachers will have stream-line grading too. An editable table of contents and score sheet is provided!
★ Unit Cover: Provides standards and benchmarks, a word bank with all vocabulary words, and pictures related to unit. An editable unit cover is provided for teachers to add their own state standards.
★ Anticipation Guide: Ten true and false statements to identify what students know, what they think they know, and what they will learn. A presentation follows along printable lesson. An answer key is provided. Each anticipation guide question follows their according Cornell and Presentation to review the answer.
★ Cornell notes: Five Cornell notes are provided. There are three versions: filled, filled with standards/benchmark blank to add your own, and fill-in-the-blank for students to complete. A presentation follows the Cornell notes and leads whole class, direct instruction. A summary section is included where students answer essential questions. A drawing section is made available for students to add their own drawings or pictures from the presentation. Each criteria is worth one point making each Cornell worth five points. For easy grading, simply circle missing components or stamp to designate full credit.
★ Activities: Five activities follow each Cornell notes in order to support and reinforce students' understanding of the content and provide students an opportunity to think critically by creating something new with the input received from the notes. There is a are five criteria: written portion, art, color, reflection component, and an “excellent." Each criteria is worth one point making each activity worth five points. For easy grading, simply circle missing components or stamp to designate full credit.
★ Presentations: Presentation guides direct instruction as students follow along and complete with their Cornell notes. Presentation revisits anticipation guide statements at the beginning of the lesson and at the end, has built-in mini quizzes (editable) at the end of each lesson to check for understanding, pictures to help learn the material, and starter sentences to support students complete the summary section of their Cornell notes. This is a PDF and is not editable.
★ Special Assignments (labs, projects, etc.): All special assignments come with directions and rubrics. Templates for some are included..
★ Editable test and quizzes: Test and quizzes are included with answer keys. A reflection activity is provided giving students an opportunity to reflect on their understanding and studying skills.
★ Grading: For easy grading, simply circle missing components or stamp to designate full credit. It’s that easy--I don’t take any grading home and I’m out of the door when the bell rings after school!
1. Make sure to extract file in order to open the zipped file.
2. Purchase license to share if more than one teacher will be using this product. Keep in mind this product took time to create with the teacher and student in mind. Thank you for understanding.
3. To view the presentation, which is a PDF and not editable, open the PDF, click on “View” and then on “Full Screen Mode.”
4. This product is not editable, unless noted.
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