This 79 page unit includes everything you will need to teach your class about the stars, the moon, and the planets. This unit includes a variety of hands on activities, space themed interactive notebook templates, and individual as well as partner activities. Additionally, I have incorporated a variety of science, writing, reading, and art activities into this unit.
The learning outcomes of this unit are:
For students to learn more about our solar system and all of the planets in it.
For student to be able to order the 8 planets.
For students to understand that all of the planets in our solar system revolve around the sun.
For students to learn more about stars and constellations.
For students to learn more about the phases of the moon.
This unit includes:
1. Stars and planets KWL
2. What I might see in the night sky partner activity
3. My stars and planets I wonder questions (includes template and 4. writing assignment page).
5. Planet posters (includes 10 posters in both colour and black and white with facts about each planet and the Sun).
6. Planet poster scavenger hunt sheet
7. Our solar system poster (in both colour and black and white)
8. Glue the planets in order cutting and pasting activity.
9. Galileo Galilei and the Telescope reading activity and reading comprehension questions.
10. Who discovered the planets interactive notebook activity.
11. The undiscovered planet descriptive writing activity.
12. Stars and planets vocabulary word wall words.
13. Create your own stars and planets word search.
14. Planet matching game (includes: 24 cards)
15. My planets research booklet
16. Planet acrostic poem activity
17. Life in space foldable interactive notebook activity.
18. The phases of the moon poster
19. Glue the phases of the moon in the correct order
20. My moon and stars observation log
21. Apollo11 interactive notebook rocket ship
22. All about stars cube
23. The Sun mind web
24. My favourite constellation activity
25. Star constellation art activity
26. Gold sticker constellations
27. Coffee filter galaxies
28. What do you know about the stars and planets people bingo game.
29. Stars and planets exit ticket
30. Space themed colouring sheets