Simple Machines Task Cards {with PHOTOS to differentiate}

Simple Machines Task Cards {with PHOTOS to differentiate}
Simple Machines Task Cards {with PHOTOS to differentiate}
Simple Machines Task Cards {with PHOTOS to differentiate}
Simple Machines Task Cards {with PHOTOS to differentiate}
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Create a new level of engagement and support for ELLs and visual learners with these task cards for force and motion that include matching labeled photos. This center challenges students to read clues, determine the described simple machine or vocab word, and record their answers. Photos are included to match each simple machine task card and are used to support students and differentiate the activity to meet student needs.

Bonus: The labeled photos also make beautiful Science word walls that students love using!

My energetic students love when I tape these task cards around the room to let them MOVE while reviewing simple machines.

Force & Motion Vocabulary Included:
friction
inclined plane
lever
pull
pulley
push
screw
wedge
wheel and axle
work

These 10 simple machines task cards require students to read closely and use clues to determine their answer, which integrates the reading skill of making inferences. Meaning, this activity is awesome for a cross-content reading center -- helping to squeeze in more desperately needed Science time!

2 Ways to Play

1. Less support: Search the Room

Post the cards around the room. Independently or in pairs, students locate task cards, read the clues carefully to determine which word bank word is being described, and record their answers on their answer document. (For added support, students can carry the labeled photos with them to refer to as needed.)

2. More support: Stationary Center

For further differentiation, provide students with the task cards and photographs of the answers. Students match the picture cards with the task card descriptions and record their answers on the response sheet.

This activity is based on 4th grade Science standards.


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-Amber Genzink

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Simple Machines Task Cards {with PHOTOS to differentiate}
Simple Machines Task Cards {with PHOTOS to differentiate}
Simple Machines Task Cards {with PHOTOS to differentiate}
Simple Machines Task Cards {with PHOTOS to differentiate}
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