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  • Everything You Need

    Each of the 5E lessons comes with the following downloadable files: Objective and I CAN statement cards, Engagement Activity, Differentiated Station Lab, Editable Interactive PowerPoint, Interactive Notebook Templates, Modified Notes, Anchor Chart Ideas, Student Choice Projects, Homework Activity, Assessment (including modified)

  • Standards Alignment

    All of the 5E lessons are aligned to the middle school TEKS and middle school NGSS standards. For a complete alignment guide see the FAQ below.

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    The 5E lessons are created by an award-winning classroom teacher. Save yourself loads of prep time and start focusing your energy on teaching the content.

Bundle Includes:

Everything you need to teach a unit on space. Each of the lesson plans follows the 5E model and provides you with the exact tools to teach the topics. All of the guesswork has been removed with these NO PREP lessons.


What’s Included in Each 5E Lesson?

Engagement:
Objective and I CAN statements – 11x17 for class display
Blank Objective and I CAN statements – Available for editing
Engagement Activity - Specific instructions for an engaging introduction

Exploration:
Differentiated Station Lab – Student-Led and differentiated for all learning styles

Explanation:
Editable Interactive PowerPoint - No more boring notes
INB Templates – Templates for student interactive notebooks
Modified Notes
Anchor Chart Diagrams and Ideas

Elaboration:
Student Choice Project – completed in class or at home

Evaluation:
Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle (when applicable)
Homework – Weekly homework assignment
Assessment – Open-ended and modified assessment

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Getting Started
    • --- READ FIRST 5E Lesson Plan
    • Blank Objective and Word Wall Cards
    • Station Lab Signs
    • Editable Station Lab Cards
  • 2
    Cell Theory
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Cell Theory Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 1 Engagement - Cork Cell Images
    • 2 Exploration - Cell Theory Station Lab
    • 3 Explanation - Cell Theory PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - Cell Theory Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 4 Elaboration - Cell Theory Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Cell Theory Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Cell Theory Homework
  • 3
    Characteristics of Organisms
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Characteristics of Organisms Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Characteristics of Organisms Station Lab
    • 3 Explanation - Characteristics of Organisms PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - Characteristics of Organisms Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 4 Elaboration - Characteristics of Organisms Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Characteristics of Organisms Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Characteristics of Organisms Crossword Puzzles
    • 5 Evaluation - Characteristics of Organisms Homework
  • 4
    Dichotomous Keys
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement - Rice Chex Dichotomous Key
    • 1 Engagement – Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Dichtomous Key Station Lab
    • 3 Explanation - Dichotomous Keys PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - Dichotomous Keys Modified Notes
    • 4 Elaboration - Dichotomous Keys Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Dichotomous Keys Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Dichotomous Keys Homework
  • 5
    Genetics
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Genetics Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Genetics Station Lab
    • 3 Explanation - Genetics PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - Genetics Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 4 Elaboration - Genetics Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Genetics Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Genetics Homework
  • 6
    Inherited Traits and DNA
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Inherited Traits Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Inherited Traits Station Lab
    • 3 Explanation - Inherited Traits PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 3 Explanation - Inherited Traits Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - Inherited Traits
    • 4 Elaboration - Inherited Traits Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Inherited Traits Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Inherited Traits Homework
  • 7
    Mitosis and Meiosis
    • 1 Engagement - Mitosis Task Card and Labels
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Mitosis and Meiosis Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Mitosis and Meiosis Station Lab
    • 3 Explanation - Mitosis and Meiosis.pptx
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation