Features of the Sun

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There are so many things to discover about the sun! Pupils discuss their knowledge of the sun, explore its features, apply their knowledge by labeling photographs, and then reflect on their learning by working in groups to draw and label the sun. To wrap up the lesson, learners participate in a Think-Pair-Share and write a short essay for the assessment. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Drawing a color diagram is part of the assignment so having at least one student who enjoys art or drawing in each group is ideal
Classroom Considerations

  • The worksheets are interactive and can be written on directly in the resource, making it a great opportunity to flip the lesson
Pros

  • The 16-page packet comes with a lesson plan, safety rules for viewing the sun, background information for teachers, worksheets
Cons

  • None