Simple Machines Unit: Reading Passages, Trivia Game, Interactive Book & More!

Simple Machines Unit: Reading Passages, Trivia Game, Interactive Book & More!
Simple Machines Unit: Reading Passages, Trivia Game, Interactive Book & More!
Simple Machines Unit: Reading Passages, Trivia Game, Interactive Book & More!
Simple Machines Unit: Reading Passages, Trivia Game, Interactive Book & More!
Simple Machines Unit: Reading Passages, Trivia Game, Interactive Book & More!
Simple Machines Unit: Reading Passages, Trivia Game, Interactive Book & More!
Simple Machines Unit: Reading Passages, Trivia Game, Interactive Book & More!
Simple Machines Unit: Reading Passages, Trivia Game, Interactive Book & More!
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  1. This physical science BUNDLE includes force & motion, and the six simple machines. This resource contains reading passages, printable posters, a simple machines trivia game, simple experiments and demonstration ideas and more! CLICK THE GREEN PREVIEW BUTTON FOR AN EXTENSIVE LOOK AT WHAT'S INCLUD
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This physical science unit includes everything you need to teach the six simple machines! This resource contains demonstration ideas, reading passages, (one for each simple machine), a fun trivia game (name that machine!), printable posters, an interactive mini book, and extension activities. The interactive book promotes critical thinking and is aligned with the reading passages and posters to streamline teaching. The simple machine posters can be displayed digitally or printed for a colorful classroom display.

PLEASE CLICK THE GREEN PREVIEW BUTTON FOR AN EXTENSIVE LOOK AT THIS UNIT!

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

- Reading Passages (7 total)

- Trivia Game (perfect for review!)

- Interactive Mini Book (12 pages)

- Printable Posters (color & blackline)

- Printable Extension activities (sorting, cut & paste, writing)

- Demonstration Ideas

Reading Passages:

This resource includes a single page reading passage for each of the six simple machines. A general introduction reading passage about machines is also included. The examples included within the reading passages are aligned with the printable posters and mini book to streamline teaching. You can view these passages by clicking the green preview button.

Trivia Game:

This game works perfectly as a review activity, however it can also serve as a daily warm-up or an exit ticket. Students will "name the machine" based on a picture. There are also questions regarding how a machine helps people. Check out the preview file for an example. You must have PowerPoint to access the game.

Simple Machine Posters:

The following posters are included with examples. Check out the preview file for more details.

- Machines

- Words to Know: (Work, Energy, Force)

- Wheel and Axle

- Inclined Plane

- Pulley

- Lever

- Wedge

- Screw

Interactive Mini Book:

- 12 page mini-book

- Corresponds with simple machine posters and reading passages

- Involves writing, drawing, critical thinking

- To view a sample, check out the preview file

Activities:

- Perfect for stations or centers

- Send home as homework

- Use as independent work or exit ticket

- Simple Machines Sort

- Simple Machines Matching Worksheet (2 versions)

- Cut & Paste Picture Sort Worksheets (3 versions)

- Name that Machine Cut & Paste Worksheet

- I Use Simple Machines Writing Sheet (2 versions)

Thank you! Have a blessed day.

Michelle McDonald

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