The Properties of Matter: 2nd Grade Science Complete Lesson Set

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The Properties of Matter

2nd Grade Science Complete Lesson Set

Need a high quality, standards-based lesson with materials? Want an easy way to add free time to your nights and weekends?

This resource is a print-and-teach kind of lesson. Everything you need for teaching a week in science is included in this lesson set bundle!! All you need to add are some simple lab supplies. Lesson plans are provided with a sample of what your week can look like!

Take a look at what all is included in this set to save you time on planning and prepping!!

Included in the lesson set:

•Lesson Planning Guides

•Pre-learning Activity

•Informational Text with Key Terms

•Graphic Organizer

•Summary Writing

•Word Wall Cards

• Vocabulary Matching (2 Key Terms)

•Vocabulary Activity Pages (2 Key Terms)

•Word Wall Builder Chart

•Anchor Chart

•Interactive Science Notebook


•Critical Thinking Activity: Analyzing Data


•Formative Assessment Writing with Rubric

The activities in this lesson set are created to incorporate reading and writing into the Science curriculum. Each lesson is designed to last about a week (depending on your timing and students) and encourage student participation.

Lessons are aligned with the Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards and the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills.

These lessons also use Interactive Notebooks, Claims, Evidence, and Reasoning, Critical Thinking, and Project Based Learning to enrich the learning experience.

NGSS Covered:


Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.

NGSS covered:

2-PS1-1 Plan and conduct an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by their observable properties.

2-PS1-3 Make observations to construct an evidence-based account of how an object made of a small set of pieces can be disassembled and made into a new object.

TEKS Covered:

2.5 (A) classify matter by physical properties, including relative temperature, texture, flexibility, and whether material is a solid or liquid;

This is a perfect lesson set to save you time planning and prepping for your science class. It includes a variety of engaging activities that guide students through experiencing the topic first hand as well as learning new information, processing what they learned, and assessing their learning. This product is made to be easy to follow and follows the format of my other highly rated complete lesson sets. The anchor chart in these lesson sets are designed to be printable with options to use as doodle/sketch notes for visual note taking, as well as an option to use as a coloring page.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Make observations to construct an evidence-based account of how an object made of a small set of pieces can be disassembled and made into a new object. Examples of pieces could include blocks, building bricks, or other assorted small objects.
Plan and conduct an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by their observable properties. Observations could include color, texture, hardness, and flexibility. Patterns could include the similar properties that different materials share.


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