-SUGGESTED LESSON PLAN (in a BEFORE, DURING, AFTER format)
-TEACHER NOTES PAGE (about additional activities included)
-GUESS MY RULE CHART (can be printed and enlarged or used as a model for you to record on chart paper)
**Guess My Rule is used to activate prior knowledge and engage students.
-2 CUBES THAT STUDENTS WILL PUT TOGETHER--containing questions and prompts that students will answer to show what they learned about the solar system
(Cube #1 has rote memorization based questions, and Cube #2 has questions involving higher-level thinking--CAN BE USED FOR DIFFERENTIATION AS AN OPTION)
-CUBE EXIT TICKETS (to record answers from the cubes)
-UNDERSTANDING EXIT TICKETS (to rate general understanding of the solar system with the numbers 1, 2, 3, or 4 and explain this understanding level in words)
-2 SOLAR SYSTEM STATIONARY PAGES
(These pages can be used for students to continue their writing from the Exit Tickets or for any other purpose of your choice).
-SHOW WHAT YOU KNOW! Page (allows students to write 3 facts they learned about the solar system)
-WONDERFUL WONDERINGS Page (provides students with the opportunity to record questions they still have about the solar system)
***ANSWER KEY IS INCLUDED for "non" open-ended questions, which are all on Cube #1.
***BE SURE TO TAKE A LOOK AT THE FEW HIGHLIGHTED PARTS OF THE LESSON PLAN FOR BRIEF PREPARATION NOTES. :)