The Rock Cycle Complete Integrated Unit NGSS 4-ESS2-1 and 4-ESS1-1

The Rock Cycle Complete Integrated Unit NGSS 4-ESS2-1 and 4-ESS1-1
The Rock Cycle Complete Integrated Unit NGSS 4-ESS2-1 and 4-ESS1-1
The Rock Cycle Complete Integrated Unit NGSS 4-ESS2-1 and 4-ESS1-1
The Rock Cycle Complete Integrated Unit NGSS 4-ESS2-1 and 4-ESS1-1
The Rock Cycle Complete Integrated Unit NGSS 4-ESS2-1 and 4-ESS1-1
The Rock Cycle Complete Integrated Unit NGSS 4-ESS2-1 and 4-ESS1-1
The Rock Cycle Complete Integrated Unit NGSS 4-ESS2-1 and 4-ESS1-1
The Rock Cycle Complete Integrated Unit NGSS 4-ESS2-1 and 4-ESS1-1
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This HUGE integrated unit combines hands-on science activities with reading and writing informational text. This unit is full of all kinds of engaging activities. It includes inserts for interactive notebooks or lap books that can also be used independently. It includes 9 pages of informational text or nonfiction articles and response pages including text dependent questions that help with comprehension and practicing of reading skills.

This unit also includes three slide show presentations, a student rock cycle book and rock cards for sorting and collecting.

This resource includes two sorting activities that can be used as centers. Both are self-checking. This resource also includes an I have Who Has Rock Cycle Game.

This is a huge unit with great hands-on labs in the 5 E lesson plan format that include response pages. Students can delve deeper while practicing reading nonfiction scientific writing with the nonfiction articles. The slid shows and sorting games will help seal the learning.

NGSS Alignment:
NGSS 4-ESS1-1. Identify evidence from patterns in rock formations and fossils in rock layers to support an explanation for changes in a landscape over time.

Also Aligns with Utah 4th grade core science standards.
Standard 3: Students will understand the basic properties of rocks, the processes involved in the formation of soils, and the needs of plants provided by soil.

NGSS Science and Engineering Practices Students Will Use Include:
Asking Questions
Developing and Using Models
Planning and Carrying Out Investigations
Constructing explanations
Engaging in argument from evidence
Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information

NGSS Crosscutting Concepts addressed include:
Patterns
Cause and Effect
Scale, Proportion, and Quantify
System and System Models
Structure and Function
Stability and Change

For NGSS 4th Grade
Next Generation Science Standards

CCSS Reading Informational Text Skills Include:
Summarizing
Cause and Effect
Vocabulary
Main Idea and Supporting Details
Author's Purpose
Sequence


In addition this unit contains the I Have Who Have Rock Cycle Game
I Have Who Has Rock Cycle Game


This unit also includes this resource: Rock Cycle Sorting Activities



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Total Pages
150 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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