This is the second chapter in my Astronomy Interactive Notebook series focused on Solar System. This product includes the following:
* Unit Cover
* Lesson 1- The Solar System
* Lesson 2- The Sun
* Special Assignment 1- Mind Map
* Lesson 3- Inner Planets
* Quiz: True/False, fill-in-the-blank, and short answer essay
* Quiz Reflection Activity
* Lesson 4- Outer Planets
* Lesson 5- Comets, Asteroids, and Meteors
* Special Assignment: "Journey to our Solar System" Brochure
* Unit Test: True/False, fill-in-the-blank, and short answer essay
* Unit Reflection Activity
* and more!
This product includes all of the following:
-Teacher guide: strategies and tips to help grade, organize, and use the interactive notebook with fidelity and confidence.
-Student Notebook set-up: table of contents, score sheet, and notebook rubric. There is a filled-out table of contents and score sheet to help organize and pace teacher. Score sheet helps students keep track of their grades! Teachers will have stream-line grading too.
-Unit Cover: Provides standards and benchmarks, a word bank with all vocabulary words, and pictures related to unit.
-Anticipation Guide: Ten true and false statements to identify what students know, what they think they know, and what they will learn. A PowerPoint presentation follows along printable lesson. An answer key is provided. Each anticipation guide question follows their according Cornell and PowerPoint to review the answer and acts as a warm-up.
-Cornell notes: Five Cornell notes are provided. There are two versions: filled and fill-in-the-blank for students to complete. A power point presentation follows the Cornell notes and leads whole class, direct instruction. A summary section is included where students answer essential questions. A drawing section is made available for students to add their own drawings or pictures from the power point presentation. Each criteria is worth one point making each Cornell worth five points.
-Activities: Five activities follow each Cornell notes in order to support and reinforce students' understanding of the content and provide students an opportunity to think critically by creating something new with the input received from the notes. There are five criteria: written portion, art, color, reflection component, and an “excellent." Each criteria is worth one point making each activity worth five points.
-Power Point Presentations: Presentation guides direct instruction as students follow along and complete their Cornell notes. Presentation revisits anticipation guide statements at the beginning of the lesson and at the end (serves also as warm-up), has built-in mini quizzes (editable) at the end of each lesson to check for understanding (5 multiple choice questions students answer on the back of their notes), pictures to help learn the material, and starter sentences to support students complete the summary section of their Cornell notes.
-Special Assignments (labs, projects, etc.): All special assignments come with directions and rubrics. Templates for some special assignments are included.
-Test and quizzes: One test and quiz are included with answer keys. A reflection activity follows giving students an opportunity to reflect on their understanding and studying skills.
-Grading: For easy grading, simply circle missing components or stamp to designate full credit. It’s that easy--I don’t take any grading home and I’m out of the door when the bell rings after school!!
Lesson focus: Each lesson comes with Cornell notes and an activity
Lesson 1- The Solar System
Lesson 2- The Sun
Lesson 3- Inner Planets
Special Assignment 1- Mind Map
Unit quiz: True/False, fill-in-the-blank, and short answer essay
Lesson 4- Outer Planets
Special Assignment: “Journey to our Solar System” Brochure
Lesson 5- Comets, Asteroids, and Meteors
Special Assignment 4- Scientific Investigation Cartoon
Unit Test: True/False, fill-in-the-blank, and short answer essay
1. Make sure to extract file in order to open the zipped file.
2. Purchase license to share if more than one teacher will be using this product. Keep in mind this product took time to create with the teacher and student in mind.
Check out my store for more bundle units on Physical science and Earth Science to save time and money as these units also follow the same procedures and expectations! You save over 50% by purchasing bundles! They include the following, which I also sell individually:
Other Unit Bundles (currently $5 each)
Scientific Investigation Unit Bundle- Science Interactive Notebook
Plate Tectonics Unit Bundle: Earth Science Interactive notebook
Rock and Mineral Unit Bundle: Earth Science Interactive notebookMatter and Chemistry Unit Bundle- Physical Interactive Notebook
Earth Science/Astronomy Unit Bundle: Earth, Sun, and Moon
Astronomy Unit: Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe
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