This is such a fun unit for Science! There are so many opportunities to integrate writing and word play with this awesome Science topic. Here's what is included:
INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK PAGES: 10 different INB activities with instructions and answer keys
QUICK PRINTS: Blackline printables great for morning work, homework, sub plans, etc. These are no prep and super quick.
ANCHOR CHARTS: Color pieces and a blackline version for student notebooks to piece together two different anchor charts on rocks and soil.
MINI-BOOKS/READERS: Foldable readers that are easy and quick to print and assemble. The books also include a mini-activity for students to complete.
WORD WALL: Included are 13 vocabulary word wall cards. If you don't have a word wall, also included are personal word walls (one page picture vocabulary list) for students to refer to when writing.
WRITING PROMPT TASK CARDS: 12 writing prompts for various types of writing (information, narrative, opinion, persuasive) and recording sheet.
HANDS ON PROPERTIES: Students walk around to each item and determine the properties to record on their recording sheet. Two styles of recording sheets are provided.
PARTICLES BRAIN BREAK: Draw a card and act like the particles in that state of matter. Does the card show a liquid? Flow around the room! Does the card show a gas? Better move quick! Does the card show a solid? Get in close!
CHEERIO PARTICLES: Let the Cheerios be the particles and glue them in this fun craftivity that looks GREAT on the walls.
MATTER TASK CARDS: Included in multiple choice and short answer, color and black and white, these task cards are great practice in determining state of matter but also practice for test taking.
TRUE/FALSE SORT CENTER: A full color sorting game including 14 true facts and 14 false facts.
WHAT'S THE MATTER? HOLD EM UP GAME: Students hold up their sign that represents each state of matter for the card that has been drawn. Awesome team game!
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