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These worksheets offer a great way to assess the same material at differentiated levels! There are two worksheets included in the product. Both worksheets cover the sun, earth, and moon based on the 8th grade STAAR Knowledge and Skills Standard that "The student knows the effects resulting from cyclical movements of the Sun, Earth, and Moon." The first worksheet covers the material at the Bloom's Taxonomy levels of Knowledge and Comprehension, while the second worksheet covers the material at the Application and Analysis levels. They cover the following TEKS:
8.7A The student is expected to model and illustrate how the tilted Earth rotates on its axis, causing day and night, and revolves around the Sun causing changes in seasons.
8.7B The student is expected to demonstrate and predict the sequence of events in the lunar cycle.
8.7C The student is expected to relate the position of the Moon and Sun to their effect on ocean tides.