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Main Curriculum Tie:
Supplemental Materials (pdf)
When looking to purchase rocks for your collections, Google "rocks and minerals" instead of just "rocks".
Background For Teachers:
Intended Learning Outcomes:
Literacy: Go to the level library and look for nonfiction books on rocks and soil. Then use these in your guided reading. Read Sylvester and the Magic Pebble and have the children write their own story about what they would do if they found a magic pebble.
Math: Sort and classify rocks; always graph and compare them.
Invitation to Learn:
Start off by asking the question "Do you have a collection?" Then discuss what collections are and how fun it is to collect things. Show and discuss your rock collection.
Lesson and Activity Time Schedule:
60‐minute discussion and 30‐minute lab.
Activity Connected to Lesson:
Use the Soil and Rock Journal.
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