Space and Solar System Activities | Planets

Grade Levels
3rd - 5th
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Pages
294 pages
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Description

This COMPLETE and comprehensive space unit on our planet, the solar system, and space is just for you! All activities include instructions, activity cards, and a response/recording sheet if applicable. I've also included the DIGITAL and NO PREP version! Share with your class using Google Classroom™, Google Slides™ or via Microsoft OneDrive™. You can even use these with SeeSaw and PicCollage when you save the file as a PDF.

This 200+ page unit includes:

Academic vocabulary cards (moon, orbit, constellation, star, planet, solar system, equator, season, Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto, inner & outer planets)

Space vocabulary matching game

Inquiry chart ideas and student examples for classroom use

Big idea question (discussion starters)

Space vocabulary flip books

Space ABC order

Inner planets graphic organizers

Outer planets graphic organizers

Thematic writing paper for all planets

Informative text for all planets, Sun, moon, seasons, stars, and space related topics

Comprehension quizzes for all planets, Sun, moon, seasons, stars, and space related topics

Comparison of inner and outer planets graphic organizers

Word jumbles for various space related topics

Solar System mobile activity

Phases of the Moon observation journal

Cookie moon phases activity

International Space Station reading passage & comprehension quiz

Sally Ride reading passage & comprehension quiz

Astronauts graphic organizers

Boy and girl astronaut craft (with writing activity)

Blast off into writing activity with picture cards & recording sheet

Diagrams of Moon phases

Diagrams of Seasons and Earth's orbit

Earth's features labeling activity

Moon phases Activity

Solar system scoot and recording sheet

Space Interactive notebook templates

Interactive Notebook Templates Include:

Space Inquiry Flip Book

Inner Planets Flip Books

Inner/Outer Planets Sorting Activity

Inner/Outer Planets Comparison Flaps

Types of Telescopes Flip Books (2 versions)

Sun Quick Facts (3 versions)

Mercury Quick Facts (3 versions)

Venus Quick Facts (3 versions)

Earth Quick Facts (3 versions)

Mars Quick Facts (3 versions)

Jupiter Quick Facts (3 versions)

Saturn Quick Facts (3 versions)

Uranus Quick Facts (3 versions)

Neptune Quick Facts (3 versions)

Moon Quick Facts (3 versions)

Phases of the Moon Reference Chart

Phases of the Moon (Fill in the Blank)

Digital Version Includes:

This 71 page unit includes a Google™ Slides file on:

Informative text for all planets, Sun, moon, seasons, stars, and space related topics

Comprehension questions for all planets, Sun, moon, seasons, stars, and space related topics

You Tube videos for all planets, Sun, and moon

Multiple graphic organizers

Comparison of inner and outer planets graphic organizers

International Space Station reading passage and comprehension quiz

Sally Ride reading passage and comprehension quiz

Diagrams of Moon phases

Diagrams of Seasons and Earth's orbit

Earth's features labeling activity

Moon phases Activity

Third Grade: 3.RI.1, 3.RI.2, 3.RI.3, 3.RI.4

Fourth Grade: 4.RI.1, 4.RI.2, 4.RI.3, 4.RI.4

Fifth Grade: 5.RI.1, 5.RI.2, 5.RI.3, 5.RI.4

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Total Pages
294 pages
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Standards

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Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

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