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Simple Machines

Simple Machines
Simple Machines
Simple Machines
Simple Machines
Simple Machines
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Simple Machines activity. This Simple Machines Tab-Its™ booklet is engaging, fun, rigorous and fits beautifully in your Interactive Notebooks! Each page of this Tab-Its™ Booklet incorporates reading, writing, art, and research skills.

This unit includes TWO Tab-Its™ booklet on Simple Machines.
One booklet has the simple machines written on the tabs and the other tabs are blank so that the students will have to figure out which simple machine is depicted on the page.

The students will.....

* write what a Simple Machine is
* define force
* define energy
* use a picture to decipher the type of simple machine that is shown, draw a picture showing where this specific simple machine can be used, and write a caption explaining the illustration
(this will be done for the pulley, screw, wedge, lever, inclined plane, and the wheel and axle}

This Simple Machines Tab-Its™ Booklet can be used as a partner/independent activity after your specific lessons on the unit of study, they can be used in your Work on Writing Center as independent research projects, or can be used as an Authentic Assessment!

These Science Tab-Its™ can be used for students to conduct research on the specific unit of study. Your students can use non-fiction texts, magazines, or the internet to conduct their research to complete the expository writing activities within each Tab-Its™ Booklet.

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- [OPTIONAL PAGE - OPINION WRITING} students will choose which simple machine is the most useful simple machine for our daily lives, provide 3 reasons to support their claim, then write a short paragraph using a topic sentence, supporting details, and a conclusion

I hope you enjoy this unit!

Please Note: This unit requires 8 1/2 x 11 AND 8 1/2 x 14 (legal size) photocopy paper. In order to print this unit, you will need BOTH SIZES OF PAPER!

Try something NEW, DIFFERENT, and FRESH with your students. You can be sure they will have a blast showing their knowledge in a fun and interactive way!

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