Let's Rock On! A Unit on Rocks



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Grades: PK, K, 1
Type: PDF

50% off this week! This unit contains activities for teaching a unit on rocks. The unit has 95 pages in it.

The pages include:
-a rock read-aloud list
-key questions to ask about rocks
-large and small group lesson on teaching how rocks breakdown into sand (cutting measurements, labels for large graphic organizer and student recording sheet included)
-rock science lab (student recording book included)
-rock poem (pocket chart words and student poem sheet included)
-cinquain poetry activity (writing paper included)
-metamorphic, igneous, and sedimentary crayon activities (these activities use crayons to show students how the different types of rocks are formed)
-several rock snack activities (snacks relate to the different kinds of rocks)
-pop rock/rock venn activity (venn labels and pictures included)
-rock schema chart (words and clipart included)
-rock type sorting activity (labels and clipart included)
-pet rock craft and writing (writing paper incuded)
-Sylvester and the Magic Pebble response activity (writing paper and graph words and clipart included)
-rock building writing prompt (writing paper included)
-recipes for edible and homemade rocks
-pocket chart rock poem (clipart included)
-rock fact book (cover pattern and writing paper included)
-rock property comparison activity
-math connections
-popcorn volcano activity
-rock candy graph activity (graph words and clipart included)

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