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Earth Teacher Resources
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Explore the world's beauty with Jean Marzollo's colorful book I Am Planet Earth, the context of a vocabulary study focused on the following in-text words: globe, jungle, paddy, planet, and valley. Discuss the text briefly and introduce the words before reading it aloud. Kids listen for the focus words and context clues, practicing active listening skills. These words each have a set of comprehension questions to help scholars connect word meaning to familiar concepts. Check out the graphic organizers; they aren't just for struggling readers!
Junior geologists address 50 multiple choice questions and 35 short answer questions about the earth system. Plenty of visuals are included for interpretation: diagrams, graphs, maps, photographs, laboratory setups, weather symbols, and even a reading passage. Not only could you use this as your final exam, it could also serve as a practice for an AP earth science test.
Get your scientists thinking critically about climate with this challenging worksheet, which has learners complete 10 analogies using climate terms. They also read a paragraph about monsoons in India and answer interpretation questions. Students practice supporting claims as they agree or disagree with 3 statements, and finally refine the concepts they have learned by answering 3 critical thinking questions. This in intended to be used with the Holt Earth Science text.
Young learners compare two stories about saving the Earth. They read and compare two texts: Virginia Lee Burton's The Little House and Bill Peet's Farewell to Shady Glade. They complete a graphic organizer, think about and answer a deep question, and write about the comparison.