This is an entire unit for the Structures and Forces Science curriculum. It fits the expectations for the Ontario Science Curriculum. The kit includes absolutely everything you could use for this unit to teach it as either language or as science. This unit is designed to be taught as either a series of guided reading centres, or as a science unit. Students will enjoy the inquiry style research activities and discovery and teachers you will enjoy the less stress as lessons are pre-planned and require no effort on your part! Writing, reading and science all mix effortlessly in this unit to make covering more of the curriculum easier.
The unit covers:
- Scientific Forces
- Natural Phenomenon
- How Structures react to both Natural Phenomenon and other forces
- Types of bridges
- Review Quiz/Worksheet
Language Concepts Covered through questions:
- Adventure Story Writing (checklists to mark included)
- Text Features (Inluding anchor charts and activities to teach this concept for the first time).
- Main Idea with explanation of why
- Close Reading
- Explanation and Understanding of Science Vocabulary
- Multiple Choice Style answers
Furthermore I have thrown in a section of Vocabulary cards that you can print, laminate and put up on a bulletin board to keep from year to year. They come with a brief explanation of the word. I have noted that this could take two months, however you could easily complete these lessons within a couple of weeks if you used them for language and science.
This unit will come with worksheets and activities.
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