Earth 5E Lessons

  • 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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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
    • --- Teacher Instructions for Going Online KeslerScience Edition
    • Station Lab Signs
    • Blank Objective and Word Wall Cards
    • Editable Station Lab Cards
    • Using Google Forms with Station Labs
  • 2
    Continental Drift Theory
    • 1 Engagement -Continental Drift Theory Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement -Continental Drift Theory Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Continental Drift Theory Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Theory of Continental Drift Station Lab
    • 2 Exploration - Continental Drift Theory NO ANSWER KEY
    • 2 Exploration - Continental Drift Theory M Reading NO ANSWERS
    • 2 Exploration - Continental Drift Theory Station Lab - Answer Sheet ONLY
    • 3 Explanation - Continental Drift Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - Continental Drift Theory PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 3 Explanation - Continental Drift Theory Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - Continental Drift Theory Modified Notes
    • 4 Elaboration - Continental Drift Theory Student Project
    • 4 Elaboration - Continental Drift Theory Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Continental Drift Theory Crossword Puzzles
    • 5 Evaluation - Continental Drift Theory Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Continental Drift Theory Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Continental Drift Theory Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Continental Drift Theory Homework
  • 3
    Density of a Regular-Shaped Object
    • 1 Engagement -Density Regular Objects Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement -Density Regular Objects Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Density Regular Ojbects Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Density Regular Shaped Object Station Lab
    • 2 Exploration - Density Regular Object Station Lab NO ANSWER KEY
    • 2 Exploration - Density Regular Object Station Lab - M Reading NO ANSWERS
    • 2 Exploration - Density Regular Object Station Lab - Answer Sheet ONLY
    • 3 Explanation -Density Regular Objects Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - Density of Regular Shaped Objects
    • 3 Explanation - Density Regular Objects PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 3 Explanation - Density Regular Ojbects Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - Density Regular Objects Modified Notes
    • 4 Elaboration - Density of Regular Objects Student Project
    • 4 Elaboration - Density of Regular Objects Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Density Regular Objects Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Density Regular Objects Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Density Regular Objects Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Density Regular Objects Assessment
  • 4
    Density of an Irregular-Shaped Object
    • 1 Engagement – Density Irregular Objects Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 1 Engagement Density Irregular Objects Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement Density Irregular Objects Objective and Word Wall
    • 2 Exploration - Density of Irregular Objects Station Lab
    • 2 Exploration - Density Irregular Objects Station Lab NO ANSWER KEY
    • 2 Exploration - Density Irregular Objects Station Lab - M Reading NO ANSWERS
    • 2 Exploration - Density Irregular Objects Station Lab - Answer Sheet ONLY
    • 3 Explanation -Density Irregular Objects Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - Density Irregular Objects PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 3 Explanation - Density of an Irregular Object Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - Density of an Irregular Object Modified Notes
    • 4 Elaboration -Density Irregular Objects Student Project
    • 4 Elaboration -Density Irregular Objects Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Density Irregular Objects Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Density Irregular Objects Homework
    • 5 Evaluation -Density Irregular Objects Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation -Density Irregular Objects Assessment
  • 5
    Earthquakes
    • 1 Engagement -Earthquakes Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement -Earthquakes Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Earthquakes Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Earthquakes Station Lab
    • 2 Exploration - Earthquakes Station Lab NO ANSWER KEY
    • 2 Exploration - Earthquakes Station Lab M Reading NO ANSWERS
    • 2 Exploration - Earthquakes Station Lab - Answer Sheet ONLY
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - Earthquakes PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 3 Explanation - Earthquakes Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - Earthquakes Modified Notes
    • 4 Elaboration - Earthquakes Student Project
    • 4 Elaboration - Earthquakes Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Earthquakes Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Earthquakes Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Earthquakes Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Earthquakes Assessment
  • 6
    Earth's Layers
    • 1 Engagement -Earth's Layers Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement -Earth's Layers Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Earth's Layers Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Earth's Layers Station Lab
    • 2 Exploration - Layers of the Earth Station Lab NO ANSWER KEY
    • 2 Exploration - Layers of the Earth Station Lab M Reading NO ANSWERS
    • 2 Exploration - Earth's Layers Station Lab - Answer Sheet ONLY
    • 3 Explanation -Earth's Layers Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - Earth's Layers PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 3 Explanation - Earth's Layers Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - Earth's Layers Modified Notes
    • 4 Elaboration - Earth's Layers Student Project
    • 4 Elaboration - Earth's Layers Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Earth's Layers Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Earth's Layers Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Earth's Layers Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Earth's Layers Assessment
  • 7
    Fossils
    • 1 Engagement -Fossils Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement -Fossils Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Fossils Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Fossils Station Lab
    • 2 Exploration - Fossils Station Lab NO ANSWER KEY
    • 2 Exploration - Fossils Station Lab M Reading NO ANSWERS
    • 2 Exploration - Fossils Station Lab - Answer Sheet ONLY
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Engagement - Fossils PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 3 Explanation - Fossils Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - Fossils Modified Notes
    • 4 Elaboration - Fossils Student Project
    • 4 Elaboration - Fossils Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Fossils Record Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Fossils Record Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Fossils Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Fossils Assessment
  • 8
    Geologic Time Scale
    • 1 Engagement -Geologic Time Scale Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement -Geologic Time Scale Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Geologic Time Scale Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Geologic Time Scale Station Lab
    • 2 Exploration - Geologic Time Scale Station Lab NO ANSWER KEY
    • 2 Exploration - Geologic Time Scale Station Lab M Reading NO ANSWERS
    • 2 Exploration - Geologic Time Scale Station Lab - Answer Sheet ONLY
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - Geologic Time Scale Power Point
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 3 Explanation - Geologic Time Scale Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - Geologic Time Scale Modified Notes
    • 4 Elaboration - Geologic Time Scale Student Project
    • 4 Elaboration - Geologic Time Scale Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Geologic Time Scale Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Geologic Time Scale Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Geologic Time Scale Homework KEY
    • 5 Evaluation - Geologic Time Scale Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Geologic Time Scale Assessment
  • 9
    Oceans
    • 1 Engagement -Oceans Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement -Oceans Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Oceans Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Oceans Station Lab
    • 2 Exploration - Oceans Station Lab NO ANSWER KEY
    • 2 Exploration - Oceans Station Lab M Reading NO ANSWERS
    • 2 Exploration - Oceans Station Lab - Answer Sheet ONLY
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - Oceans PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 3 Explanation - Oceans Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - Oceans Modified Notes
    • 4 Elaboration - Oceans Student Project
    • 4 Elaboration - Oceans Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Oceans Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Oceans Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Oceans Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Oceans Assessment
  • 10
    Plate Tectonics
    • 1 Engagement -Plate Tectonics Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement -Plate Boundaries Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Plate Tectonics Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Plate Tectonics Station Lab
    • 2 Exploration - Plate Tectonics Station Lab NO ANSWER KEY
    • 2 Exploration - Plate Tectonics Station Lab M Reading NO ANSWERS
    • 3 Explanation - Plate Tectonics Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - Plate Tectonics PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - Plate Tectonics INB Templates
    • 3 Explanation - Plate Tectonics Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - Plate Boundaries Modified Notes
    • 4 Elaboration - Plate Tectonics Student Project.compressed
    • 4 Elaboration - Plate Boundaries Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Plate Tectonics Crossword Puzzles
    • 5 Evaluation - Plate Tectonics Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Plate Boundaries Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Plate Tectonics Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Plate Boundaries Assessment
  • 11
    Properties of Minerals
    • 1 Engagement -Properties of Minerals Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement -Properties of Minerals Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Properties of Minerals Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Properties of Minerals Station Lab
    • 2 Exploration - Properties of Minerals Station Lab NO ANSWER KEY
    • 2 Exploration - Properties of Minerals Station Lab M Reading NO ANSWERS
    • 2 Exploration - Properties of Minerals Station Lab - Answer Sheet ONLY
    • 3 Explanation -Properties of Minerals Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - Properties of Minerals PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 3 Explanation - Properties of Minerals Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - Properties of Minerals Modified Notes
    • 4 Elaboration - Properties of Minerals Student Project
    • 4 Elaboration - Properties of Minerals Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Properties of Minerals Crossword Puzzles
    • 5 Evaluation - Properties of Minerals Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Properties of Minerals Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Properties of Minerals Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Properties of Minerals Assessment
  • 12
    Rock Cycle
    • 1 Engagement -Rock Cycle Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement -Rock Cycle Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement –Rock Cycle Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Rock Cycle Station Lab
    • 2 Exploration - Rock Cycle Station Lab NO ANSWER KEY
    • 2 Exploration - Rock Cycle Station Lab M Reading NO ANSWERS
    • 2 Exploration - Rock Cycle Station Lab - Answer Sheet ONLY
    • 3 Explanation -Rock Cycle Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - Rock Cycle PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 3 Explanation - Rock Cycle Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - Rock Cycle Modified Notes
    • 4 Elaboration - Rock Cycle Student Project
    • 4 Elaboration - Rock Cycle Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Rock Cycle Crossword Puzzles
    • 5 Evaluation - Rock Cycle Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Rock Cycle Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Rock Cycle Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Rock Cycle Assessment
  • 13
    Topographic Maps
    • 1 Engagement -Topographic Maps and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement -Topographic Maps and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Topographic Maps Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Topographic Maps Station Lab
    • 2 Exploration - Topographic Maps Station Lab NO ANSWER KEY
    • 2 Exploration - Topographic Maps Station Lab M Reading NO ANSWERS
    • 2 Exploration - Topographic Maps Station Lab - Answer Sheet ONLY
    • 3 Explanation -Topographic Maps Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - Topographic Maps PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 3 Explanation - Topographic MapsModified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - Topographic Maps Modified Notes
    • 4 Elaboration - Topographic Maps Student Project
    • 4 Elaboration - Topographic Maps Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Topographic Maps Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Topographic Maps Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Topographic Maps Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Topographic Maps Assessment
  • 14
    Volcanoes
    • 1 Engagement -Volcanoes Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement -Volcanoes Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Volcanoes Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Volcanoes Station Lab
    • 2 Exploration - Volcanoes Station Lab NO ANSWER KEY
    • 2 Exploration - Volcanoes Station Lab M Reading NO ANSWERS
    • 2 Exploration - Volcanoes Station Lab - Answer Sheet ONLY
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - Volcanoes PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 3 Explanation - Volcanoes Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - Volcanoes Modified Notes
    • 4 Elaboration - Volcanoes Student Project
    • 4 Elaboration - Volcanoes Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Volcanoes Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Volcanoes Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Volcanoes Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Volcanoes Assessment
  • 15
    Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition
    • 1 Engagement -Erosion Deposition Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement -Erosion Deposition Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Erosion Deposition Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 1 Explanation - Engagement Questions
    • 2 Exploration - Weathering and Erosion Station Lab
    • 2 Exploration - Erosion and Deposition Station Lab NO ANSWER KEY
    • 2 Exploration - Erosion and Deposition Station Lab M Reading NO ANSWERS
    • 2 Exploration - Erosion and Deposition Station Lab - Answer Sheet ONLY
    • 3 Explanation - Erosion and Deposition PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 3 Explanation -Erosion Deposition Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation -Erosion Deposition Modified Notes
    • 4 Elaboration - Erosion Deposition Student Project
    • 4 Elaboration - Erosion Deposition Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Erosion and Deposition Crossword Puzzles
    • 5 Evaluation -Erosion Deposition Homework
    • 5 Evaluation -Erosion Deposition Homework
    • 5 Evaluation -Erosion Deposition Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation -Erosion Deposition Assessment

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