Solar System Break the Code (Escape Room)

Grade Levels
4th - 5th, Homeschool
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24 pages
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Keep your students engaged while reviewing our Solar System. This fun science resource has an original narrative with vocabulary "break the code" activities, writing, poetry, and extension activities as well. Your students will have a lot of fun reading about someone being abducted by aliens, and participating in all the activities included. Please take a look at the preview pages to see what is included in this engaging resource!

This Resource Contains:

★ Suggestions for Use

★ Differentiated Ideas for Inquiry

★ 1 Original 'Alien Abduction' Narrative

★ 1 Short Writing Response Comprehension page

★ 1 Extended Writing Response Activity

★ 3 Vocabulary 'Crack the Code' pages

★ Incentive Websites for when students are finished

★ Solar System Poetry directions, examples, and templates

★ Answer Keys for vocabulary pages

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Addressed

SC.4.E.5.2 Describe the changes in the observable shape of the moon over the course of about a month.

SC.4.E.5.3 Recognize that Earth revolves around the Sun in a year and rotates on its axis in a 24-hour day.

SC.5.E.5.1 Recognize that a galaxy consists of gas,dust, and many stars, including any objects orbiting the stars. Identify our home galaxy as the Milky Way.

SC.5.E.5.2 Recognize the major common characteristics of all planets and compare/contrast the properties of inner and outer planets.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.


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