Fossils

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Our Fossils lesson plan teaches students about fossils, including how to define them, how to compare and contrast types of fossils, and about fossil formation. Students also learn important lesson vocabulary.

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Our Fossils lesson plan prepares students to define fossil, compare and contrast types of fossils, and explain fossil formation. During this lesson, students are asked to cut apart each of the given paper images and names of fossils, match the image to the correct name, and glue them onto a poster, including additional information they found from doing research on the internet. Students are also asked to match terms to their definitions, demonstrating their understanding of the lesson vocabulary.

At the end of the lesson, students will be able to define fossil, compare and contrast types of fossils, and explain fossil formation.

Common Core State Standards: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.6, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.5, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.9

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AW
06/05/2020
Anna W.
US US
Great material!!

Very comprehensive material. Informative and well designed. Love the worksheets for the kids.

AH
03/16/2020
Amanda H.
US US
I can't wait to use this in my classroom

I haven't had a chance to try this yet. but I know the kids are going to love it. It puts it all into perspective in a hands on way.

PD
12/04/2019
Pamela D.
IT IT
Excellent resources

I downloaded a couple of science lesson plans for my year 3 science classes and was so impressed with the quality and standard that I went back onto the site to download a few more. I highly recommend the lessons. Tried and tested and loved by my class. Thank you Claredon Learning for these valuable resources.

KF
02/07/2019
kim f.
US
fossils great resources

I have not used it yet. I do not always use the lesson plan but love the resources that come with the material. I have always seen a reading section with it and that is not always easy to find at least not something short. The question and answer are always great to check for understanding.

KM
10/05/2017
Kim M.
US
The fossil packet ROCKS! :)

Easy to read and lot of information. My kids really enjoyed the labeling activity...