Our Geology and Rocks Lesson Plan engages students in the world of geology and describes the role of a geologist. During this lesson, students are asked to examine various rocks to sketch and record their observations, utilizing the knowledge gained from this lesson in a fun and interactive way. Students are also asked to complete a crossword puzzle using the vocabulary from this lesson, demonstrating their understanding.
At the end of the lesson, students will be able to define geology and describe the role of a geologist. The students will also be able to identify the three types of rocks, and list characteristics for each.
Common Core State Standards: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.5, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6.9