Space Explorer Instructions:
Astronaut Graphic Organizer
Space Anticipation Chart – These are a great tool to use when you want to see how your students have grown. Do the left side at the beginning of the unit and don’t forget to come back in the end!
Night Sky Circle Map
Men Walk on the Moon CLOSE Read- This is the actual article from the first walk on space! I like for my students to annotate on this article and really dive in!
Moon & Earth Thinking Map
Phases of the Moon- This also includes directions for an awesome moon phase teaching tool model.
Moon Take Home Bag Instructions
Making Craters Science Inquiry
Day & Night Diagram Label and Write
Interactive Model: I have included an interactive model for students to use. You can use this tool for day and night, moon phases and seasons.
Rotate & Revolve: This is a vocabulary exercise to help your students remember the difference.
Moon Fact & Opinion: We always need another practice with fact and opinion!
Reason for the Seasons Writing
Our sun is Essential!
Constellations: This is a fun way for kids to show their creativity and remember constellations. They use the skeleton to create an actual picture!
Constellation Narrative Writing: Students will use this graphic organizer to create a new constellation and a story to go with it!
Fact Poster: Even though it is not our standard, my students love learning about the different planets. I let me students work in pairs to research a planet. After they complete the organizer, they get to create their own planet poster!