The Moon

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Explore Earth’s moon with our captivating and information packed The Moon Lesson Plan.  This lesson lists characteristics and facts about the Earth’s moon and the interactive activities will equip students to explain the causes of the moon’s phases.  Incorporating an opportunity for peer learning, students develop teamwork skills and confidence while solidifying their understanding of the concepts.

The Moon Lesson Plan Includes:

  • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
  • Instructional Content Pages about the Moon
  • Moon Practice Worksheets
  • Moon Word Problem worksheet
  • Answer Keys
  • Common Core State Standards
  • Many Additional Links and Resources
  • Built for Grades 1-3 but can be adapted for other grade levels

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Explore Earth’s moon with our captivating and information packed The Moon Lesson Plan.  This lesson lists characteristics and facts about the Earth’s moon and the interactive activities will equip students to explain the causes of the moon’s phases.  Incorporating an opportunity for peer learning, students develop teamwork skills and confidence while solidifying their understanding of the concepts.

Classroom Procedure / Teacher Instruction Sample:

  1. Read the Robert Louis Stephenson poem: The Moon. Do not use the word “moon”. Ask: What is the poem about? How do you know?
  2. Allow for responses and discussion.
  3. Distribute Moon content pages. Read and review the information with the students. Save the final question for the lesson closing. Use the additional resources to enhance understanding.
  4. Distribute Activity page. Read and review the instructions. Students will work alone for the 1st half of the activity. Distribute scissors, paper, and glue. Allow time to complete. When done, check and display the finished work.

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Common Core State Standards: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.7, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.7, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.7

Class Sessions (45 minutes): At least 2 class sessions.

Additional Resources:

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Additional information

Grade Level

1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

Subject

Science

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08/23/2018
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