This unit plan includes a student packet with options for completing 3 projects about the topic of space.
Projects include creating a play, writing a story, writing a song or a rap, and creating a 3D project.
Rubrics for each project
Letter to Parents
Teacher Resource Pages
This plan covers the following Reading skills:
identifying author’s purpose
identifying poems and plays
identifying cause and effect
The teacher resource pages include examples of how to teach skills through the theme of space and then to teach them through text.
This could be used for several weeks to several months depending on how much time you have and how want to use it. It can supplement any Language Arts program.
Because it is a fun theme, students tend to get more excited about learning important skills.