This is a great hands on unit for K-2 students that is aligned with ELA & Math CCSS, and Next Generation Science Standards for Engineering & Design. Students will read "Chicka Chicka Boom Boom", and discuss what happened to the letters. Then they will work in small groups to design and build a new "tree" structure that can keep the letters in without falling out or without the structure collapsing.
***Please note additional materials are needed for this activity***
Assorted pieces of cardboard, cardboard tubes, tin foil, magnetic letters, and white glue.
This packet includes:
Introduction and Objective Page
3 pages of ELA, Math and Next Generation Science Standards for K-2
Building Trees Differentiated Self Assessment
Building Trees Differentiated Math Extension
Building Trees Design page
Building Trees Explanations
Building Trees Rulers
Building Trees Banner for classroom display
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