Simple Machines Vocabulary Bundle! Make studying simple machines FUN in whole groups, partners, individually, or centers with meaningful, research based strategies! This bundle of simple machine vocabulary resources includes trading cards, word wall cards and a game. The resources and activities in this bundle are especially helpful for ELL students who are learning new simple machine vocabulary and I’ve found all my students enjoy using them!
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This Simple Machine Vocabulary Bundle includes:
Simple Machine Vocabulary Trading Cards:
• 16 simple machine vocabulary trading cards with the word and picture on the front and an explanation and an example sentence on the back.
• The same 16 simple machine cards with the words on them but blank spaces for students to draw their own picture and room to write their own explanations and sample sentences.
• 8 blank cards that students can use to add more simple machine terms to as they come across them in their discussions, experiences, or studies.
• A template for a labeled box that students can cut out, write their name on and color to store their simple machine cards in.
• A list of ways you can use these simple machine vocabulary flashcards/trading cards with your students that is based on Robert Marzano’s “Six Steps to Better Vocabulary Instruction”. This list helps me because I can show parents, administrators, other teachers, etc. that I’m using research-based methods in my classroom.
• An enlarged set of these cards that you can post in your room as a simple machine vocabulary word wall or bulletin board.
I print these simple machine flashcards out double sided on card stock so they look and feel like real trading cards but they work just as well on regular paper. The front of each card has the simple machine term with its picture. The back has an explanation and an example sentence.
Simple Machine Vocabulary Word Wall/Bulletin Board
• 16 simple machine word wall cards with pictures representing them.
• 2 blank templates with the same border that you can write your own simple machine vocabulary on and draw your own pictures on if there are other terms you’d like to add to your word wall. I love having my students do this because they feel a sense of pride and ownership as they look at their own words and pictures that they added to the word wall.
As you can see in the thumbnails, these print out on a regular 8 ½ by 11 sheet of paper. There are 2 simple machine vocabulary words with a picture representing them on each page. You just need to cut them in half and they’re ready to go!
Printable Simple Machine Vocabulary Board Game:
This is a fun board game that you can use with your students to teach simple machine vocabulary. As students move around the board they choose a simple machine vocabulary card and then spin the spinner to see whether they will act out the word, draw it, use it in a sentence, or give the definition. The board game, pieces and cards are quick and easy to set up so students can start playing right away.
This printable Simple Machine Vocabulary Board Game includes:
• A printable, colorful “Simple Machine Vocabulary Game” board (that works just as well printed in gray scale).
• A set of simple machine related game pieces that students can cut out and fold with the option to draw their own pictures to give students a sense of choice and ownership in the game.
• A set of game rules for students to read and follow.
• A page of teacher notes/tips to help the game run smoother.
• An answer key with sample sentences, definitions, and pictures for each simple machine vocabulary word to help the other players on the team decide whether the player is correct or not during their turn.
• A set of simple machine vocabulary game cards to cut out to place on the game board with an optional back side that can be printed onto the backs of the cards to make it more difficult to see the word through the card.
The 16 simple machine terms used in this bundle are:
• Simple machine
• Inclined plane
• Wheel and axle
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This product is included in my Science Vocabulary Bundle that includes trading cards + word wall posters for 18 different science topics (276 cards total).
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