Little 1st Grade SCIENCE Thinkers {UNIT 3: Earth's Surface}

$17.95

Little 1st Grade SCIENCE Thinkers is a complete science curriculum specifically for first grade.  It’s everything you need to introduce, teach, practice, and assess your students.  It incorporates both the NGSS standards as well as many state standards for 1st grade science. This curriculum was completely researched, designed, and created by Karen Jones.

 

UNIT 3: EARTH’S SURFACE teaches your little learners all about the materials found on the surface of Earth, including rocks and minerals, soil, and other natural resources. It includes many engaging investigations and experiences for your class. It includes lessons on these topics:Earth’s Crust
Rocks and Minerals
Soil
Natural Resources
Caring for Earth

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COMPONENTS OF THE UNIT:

  • A complete Teacher Guide
  • 8 printable/projectable Books for Read-Alouds
  • Step-by-step, Scripted Lesson Plans (Twelve, 30-minute lesson plans in all)
  • Essential Question and Learning Target Posters
  • Anchor Charts
  • Hands-on Investigations
  • 4 Science Stations
  • Whole group Activities
  • Vocabulary Cards
  • Student Workbook
  • Quick Checks
  • Assessment and Rubric for scoring
  • Parent Letter
  • A COMPLETE unit PowerPoint to guide your teaching during each and every lesson (all books, targets, activity and workbook pages are included in the PowerPoint to help you save paper)

 

OUTLINE OF UNIT 3:

Lesson 1: EARTH’S SURFACE
Lesson 2: ROCKS AND MINERALS
Lesson 3: ROCK TYPES
Lesson 4: ROCK EXPLORATION
Lesson 5: NATURAL RESOURCES
Lesson 6: RENEWABLE AND NONRENEWABLE RESOURCES
Lesson 7: SOIL
Lesson 8: SOIL INVESTIGATION
Lesson 9: CARING FOR OUR RESOURCES & COMPOSTING
Lesson 10: SCIENCE STATIONS
Lesson 11: REVIEW
Lesson 12: UNIT ASSESSMENT