Space Unit - All About our Solar System

Jodi Southard
Grade Levels
K - 2nd
Formats Included
  • PDF (63 pages)
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This Space Unit includes a variety of activities to teach about the Solar System to your young elementary students. It includes fact sheets about all of the planets, the sun, and the moon with comprehension questions. The unit includes an original song to teach the order of the planets, many writing activities, art projects, bulletin board ideas, an numerous other activities.

What does this product include?

The packet includes comprehension sheets on each planet, the moon, and the sun. You will also find activities to help with teaching about the order of the planets as well as many writing activities.

Who is this product geared towards?

This particular packet is geared towards lower elementary students in grades K-2.

What are teachers saying about this product?

"My two boys (6 and 8) really enjoyed this unit. It didn't overload them with information but gave just enough facts about the Solar System. Highly recommend. " -Sydney

"This resource is fun, engaging, and easy to use. Thank you!" -April

"Awesome unit! Really versatile- I'm using the passages in small group for building skills with referencing text." -Adriana

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Total Pages
63 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use observations of the sun, moon, and stars to describe patterns that can be predicted. Examples of patterns could include that the sun and moon appear to rise in one part of the sky, move across the sky, and set; and stars other than our sun are visible at night but not during the day. Assessment of star patterns is limited to stars being seen at night and not during the day.


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