Solar System - Our sun and planets - Thematic Unit for Elementary

Solar System  - Our sun and planets - Thematic Unit for Elementary
Solar System  - Our sun and planets - Thematic Unit for Elementary
Solar System  - Our sun and planets - Thematic Unit for Elementary
Solar System  - Our sun and planets - Thematic Unit for Elementary
Solar System  - Our sun and planets - Thematic Unit for Elementary
Solar System  - Our sun and planets - Thematic Unit for Elementary
Solar System  - Our sun and planets - Thematic Unit for Elementary
Solar System  - Our sun and planets - Thematic Unit for Elementary
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Teach your elementary students all about our solar system with this thematic unit. Begin with the full color fact posters about the sun and planets, then read the passages about the solar system in general and each planet in particular. Follow up comprehension pages, task cards, and answer keys are included. Several practice pages that teach compare/contrast, a step-by-step way to write a planet research report, and a solar system art project that can be done at school or as homework, and an interactive notebook activity included. Finally, see how much your students have learned with the final assessment. Here is a more detailed list of what you will find in this unit:

Page 1: Cover
Page 2: Planet Vocabulary List
Pages 3-4: Planet Vocabulary practice page and answer key
Pages 5-13: Full color posters of the sun and the planets with facts about each
Pages 14-16: Interactive notebook activity with planets and facts
Pages 17-20: 24 task cards that are to be used along with the facts on the posters and interactive notebook pages
Pages 21-24: Recording sheets and answer keys for task cards
Pages 25-26: Practice page about the planets' order and answer key
Pages 27-31: Reading passage about the solar system, 2 comprehension pages and answer keys
Pages 32-36: Reading passage about Mercury, 2 comprehension pages and answer keys
Pages 37-41: Reading passage about Venus, 2 comprehension pages and answer keys
Pages 42-46: Reading passage about Earth, 2 comprehension pages and answer keys
Pages 47-51: Reading passage about Mars, 2 comprehension pages and answer keys
Pages 52-56: Reading passage about Jupiter, 2 comprehension pages and answer keys
Pages 57-61: Reading passage about Saturn, 2 comprehension pages and answer keys
Pages 62-66: Reading passage about Uranus, 2 comprehension pages and answer keys
Pages 67-71: Reading passage about Neptune, 2 comprehension pages and answer keys
Pages 72-73: Cut, paste and color the order of the planets; answer key
Pages 74-75: Planet facts practice page; answer key
Pages 76-77: Write a Haiku rough draft and final copy page
Pages 78-79: Create a Diorama project and grading rubric
Pages 80-81: Venn Diagram comparing Earth and Venus; answer key
Pages 82-83: Venn Diagram comparing Earth and Venus (easy - cut and paste version); answer key
Page 84: Blank Venn Diagram for comparing and contrasting two planets
Page 85: Step-by-step instructions for writing a planet research report
Page 86: Planet report planning and note-taking page
Page 87: Rough Draft
Pages 88-90: Final copy writing pages for planet report
Page 91: Optional planets test review page
Pages 92-97: Planets Test and answer key
Page 98: Links to videos for the solar system and each planet
Page 99: Terms of Use and Graphics Credit
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