Simple Machines Writing Prompts

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This resource includes 23 pages of Simple Machines writing prompts to accompany your machines and motions unit of study. There is a rubric to assess student writing about the topic and additional lined writing pages if needed. Integrate science into your writing block and help students utilize essential science vocabulary!

Featuring:
✸simple machines in our day
✸compound machine
✸lever
✸gravity
✸distance
✸effort
✸work
✸friction
✸motion
✸screw
✸wedge
✸force
✸inclined plane
✸pulley
✸wheel and axle
✸speed
✸direction


Each of the writing prompt covers one specific element and is taken directly from every fourth grade science standard in Georgia. The standard is conveniently located in the upper-left corner as well. At the end, there are two blank pages for writers who may need additional space! There is also a generic rubric that can be used to score and assess the writing prompts. (Please note these were written with Georgia in mind, but are not specific!)

I hope that you enjoy this product as much as I have in my own classroom. With all of the standards that we must teach, I have a difficult time fitting in daily writing. This product is the solution to that problem and is an easy, “print-and-go” way to integrate social studies into writing instruction or vice versa. I sincerely hope that this product will make your life as a science teacher easier, while helping your students to think more critically about science.

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Total Pages
32
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks

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