During your Solar System unit, grab this supplemental resource to give your fast finishers the opportunity to learn more about the solar system and solve challenging
word problems! Read passages with information about the planets (and other parts of the solar system) and then use the information from the passage to solve the problems. For each component of the solar system, students use large numbers and multiple operations within the problems. These would be great in a center or in a booklet for each student.
This resource also includes fact sheets for each solar system component - perfect for a booklet or bulletin board! I’ve also included half sheets with each passage for use in a research center or for student use.
Please check out the preview for a sample for what you will get within the product.
Included in this resource:
Ideas for using each component of the resource
Short passage for each planet, Earth’s moon, the asteroid belt and Pluto with corresponding word problems (color and black and white versions)
“By the Numbers” Fact Sheet for each planet, Earth’s moon, the asteroid belt and Pluto
Half sheet passages for use in research
Answer keys for each set of word problems
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