Space 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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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
    Asteroids, Meteors, and Comets
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Asteroids, Meteors, and Comets
    • 3 Explanation - Asteroids, Meteors and Comets PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - Asteroids Meteors and Comets Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 4 Elaboration -Asteroids Meteors and Comets Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Asteroids Meteors and Comets Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Asteroids Meteors and Comets Crossword Puzzles
    • 5 Evaluation - Asteroids Meteors and Comets Homework
  • 3
    Big Bang Theory
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Big Bang Theory Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Big Bang Theory
    • 3 Explanation - Big Bang Theory PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - Big Bang Theory Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 4 Elaboration - Big Bang Theory Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Big Bang Theory Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Big Bang Theory Homework
  • 4
    Eclipses
    • 1 Engagement -Eclipse Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement -Engagement Activity
    • 1 Engagement – Eclipses Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Eclipses Station Lab
    • 3 Explanation - Eclipses INB Templates
    • 3 Explanation - Eclipses Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation -Eclipse Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 4 Elaboration - Eclipses Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Eclipses Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Eclipses Crossword Puzzles
    • 5 Evaluation - Eclipses Homework
    • 3 Explanation - Eclipses PowerPoint
  • 5
    Electromagnetic Spectrum
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 1 Engagement - Astronomer's Quote
    • 2 Engagement - Station Labs Electromagnetic Spectrum
    • 3 Explanation - Electromagnetic Spectrum PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - Electromagnetic Spectrum Notes
    • 4 Elaboration - Electromagnetic Spectrum Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Electromagnetic Spectrum Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Electromagnetic Spectrum Crossword Puzzles
    • 5 Evaluation - Electromagnetic Spectrum Homework
  • 6
    Galaxies and Light Years
    • 1 Engagement - Galaxies Engagement Activity
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Galaxies Station Lab
    • 3 Explanation - Galaxies and Light Years PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - Galaxies Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 4 Elaboration - Galaxies Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Galaxies Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Galaxies Crossword Puzzles
    • 5 Evaluation - Galaxies Homework
  • 7
    H-R Diagram
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall.compressed
    • 1 Engagement – Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 1 Engagement - Blank HR Diagram Activity
    • 2 Exploration - HR Diagram Station Lab