Atomic Structure: Periodic Table

This Atomic Structure: Periodic Table lesson plan also includes:

The fifth lesson plan of seven in the series outlines an in-depth analysis of the periodic table. After direct instruction, pupils take turns practicing in the group before beginning independent study. The assessments include a quiz and an online challenge.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have students make a periodic table of a topic of interest for them, i.e. snack foods, cars, instruments, sports teams
  • Use diagrams of elements' energy levels to clarify the direct instruction portion
Classroom Considerations

  • This may be review for some, but it is worth repeating

  • Includes a KWL chart
  • Reviews prior knowledge before adding new information
  • Provides an extension
  • Lists many differentiation strategies

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