Rotation and Revolution of Earth: Foldable Notes and Sorting Activity

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4th - 5th, Homeschool
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  1. These easy-to-use resources take the time out of planning for your lessons over Rotation, Revolution, and Patterns in the Sky. Students will be able to describe the effects of the rotation and revolution of Earth, predict the location of the Sun in the sky based on shadow length and location, and pr
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This standards-based rotation and revolution resource uses foldable notes and sorting cards to support content mastery. Differentiated notes options include: complete, fill-in-the-blank, and blank foldables. The sorting cards provide interactive practice for students to master their understanding of rotation and revolution vocabulary terms.

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  • 3 options for notes: complete, fill-in-the-blank, and blank
  • 24 sorting cards with 13 Rotation cards and 11 Revolution cards
  • Fun ideas for using in your classroom
  • Answer key


Target content vocabulary:

  • rotate
  • revolve
  • rotation
  • revolution
  • shadows
  • sunrise
  • sunset
  • seasons
  • day
  • year


Related resources for your classroom:

Earth's Rotation, Shadows, and the Sun’s Position in the Sky Discussion Cards

Shadows and the Sun’s Positions in the Sky (FREEBIE)

Phases of the Moon: Interactive Model


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