Unit Plan

The History of the Earth Tell It Again!™ Read-Aloud Anthology

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A read-aloud anthology focuses on Earth's history. Over three weeks, young scholars listen to and discuss stories about the layers of the Earth, minerals, fossils, different kinds of rocks, and dinosaurs. After the lesson's text, each lesson offers word work and extension activities.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Align the unit with a science unit of related concepts and hands-on activities
  • Create a focus wall featuring the unit's topic; showcase the lessons' vocabulary, images; add blurbs, and participants' finished products 
Classroom Considerations
  • Part 7 in a series of 11 units by Core Knowledge 
  • Requires lots of copying; lesson materials vary
  • A projection device is needed to view images
Pros
  • The unit comes with plenty of detail and information to make performing lessons easier
  • The unit builds from its previous unit to the next
Cons
  • None