This is the ultimate 65-page NO PREP lesson plan pack for Earth Science: Rocks and Minerals. Just print and you are ready to go for the next 1-2 weeks. Students will have a deep understanding of rocks and minerals: the difference between the two, including what mineral grains are, and what rocks are composed of, the rock cycle, the three types of rocks: igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic, and what everyday things are made from rocks and minerals. A link to a passage to use for Text 2 is included in the lesson plan.
With this file, you will receive instructions on how to implement close reading in your classroom. I've included the following in this awesome file:
*Everything you and the students need to do step by step (within the Close Reading Lesson Plan - 3 pages-), including...
*Text passages on 4 different lexile levels (510L, 750L, 820L and 970L) to help meet your students' needs
*26 Key Vocabulary Cards
*Differentiated Vocabulary Tests with Answer Keys
*Differentiated Word Searches with Answer Keys
*Questions to ask during discussions
*A question/answer sheet for the 3 parts of close reading that cover all of the information core standards (student writing response sheet) that can be used during class work or you can USE FOR ASSESSMENT
*25 graphic organizers that meet ALL of the reading informational standards- choose which ones best meet your students' needs - so many to choose from!
*Writing prompts and/or graphic organizers for ALL 3 of the writing standards for opinion, informative, and narrative writing used within the close reading lesson plans.
Perfect for your Literacy instruction during Science! Just print, copy, and go!
More Earth Science Close Reading Plans:
Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition NO PREP Close Reading Plans/Assessment
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