Planner: Rock Cycle Word Sort pg 28
EQ: Create the Rock Cycle Process using the vocabulary words.
1. ___________ is created when __________ & _____________ is changed by __________ & ___________.
2. _____________ is created when _____________ & ____________ is changed by ___________ & _________________.
3. _________________ is created when _________________ & ______________ is changed by ________________ & ________________.
Wednesday & Thursday
Planner: Rock Cycle Article MT pg 30
EQ: Compare and contrast Igneous, Sedimentary, and Metamorphic rocks.
1. Circle Key Words & Underline/Highlight Main Ideas
2. Create a level 2 test question for every paragraph
3. Create a summary by answering the EQ in 3-5 sentences.
Marking the Text is an important reading strategy because it encourages higher level reading comprehension that will enable us to understand the text, learn important concepts, make connections to the real world, adds background knowledge, and create new information. Every time you get a science article mark the text to help organize the information. Click here to read the online article.
- Scan the article by looking at the headings and captions. Make predictions about what the article is about and create questions that you could answer.
2. Write the Essential Question on the Top:
- Create essential question from the title or the first paragraph. Identify the articles main idea from the author. What is the purpose of the author writing the article? What does he want you to know?
3. Number the paragraphs on the left margin
- Before your read, take a moment to understand how the information is organized
- Chronological (By Time)
- Place (By Geography)
- Main Idea (Sub Titles)
4. Circle Key Words "Academic Vocabulary"
- Word Wall, Flash Sheets (Academic Vocabulary)
- Key Concepts
- Words you don't know but sound important (Academic Vocabulary)
- Example Rock Characteristics
5. Underline Main Ideas
6. Create a Level 2 question on the right side. This is important because it will help make connections to what you are learning and practice creating test questions my utilizing your inquiry skills.
7. Complete a summary. Answer the EQ in 3-5 sentences that utilizes main ideas and key words you circled and underlined. Summarize those main ideas in your own words and predict what main ideas would be on the unit test.