Enjoy learning about the solar system with these vocabulary cards! Includes 35 picture vocabulary cards, 4 blank cards, and 4-Box Vocabulary graphic organizer.
*Great resource for preteaching before you begin a Solar System Unit or add them to a word wall as you encounter them in your studies.
*Display them on a word wall or pocket chart.
*Use before reading a story or researching about the Solar System.
*Use them to make a print-rich Solar System Bulletin Board.
*Print off two sets and have students play Concentration or “Go Fish!” to practice the words—Cut the pictures apart from the words and make the games more challenging!
*Cut the pictures apart from the words in a variety of patterns and have student put the “puzzle pieces” back together.
*Play “Guess the word” (Like 20 questions: have students ask yes or no questions until they can guess the correct vocabulary word.
*Use the included Four-Square Vocabulary Graphic Organizer to build understanding of the new words.
*Do a journal writing using the Solar System Vocabulary Words.
Vocabulary included: orbit, axis, diameter, rotate, revolve, quarter moon, waning gibbous, waxing gibbous, new moon, full moon, waxing crescent, waning crescent, ordinal numbers, lunar cycle, moon phases, tilt, solar system, planets, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, Uranus, Sun, seasons, asteroid, comet, pattern, Northern hemisphere, southern hemisphere, dwarf planet, Gas Giants