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August 10, 2009

Learning About Volcanoes Gr 3-8 – St Aiden’s Homeschool, South Africa | CurrClick

Learning About Volcanoes Gr 3-8 – St Aiden’s Homeschool, South Africa | CurrClick.

This 297 page book which is aimed at Grades 3 through 8th grade covers geology, geography, and earth science amidst other lessons in which there is a focus on critical thinking skills, vocabulary, writing skills, comprehension and more.

Comprehensive teacher/parent notes have been included which document in enormous detail the geography and science of volcanic activity. Comprehensive activities for learners have been included, and should be adapted to the age of the learner. Due to the vast amount of information available, we have provided extensive notes in an endeavour to assist the educator in creating lesson plans. While notepages, handouts and activity sheets are included we have not burdened this book with excessive notepages. We would recommend rather that multiple copies be made of the pages required. Lessons should be adjusted and adapted to suit the age of the learner.

The contents of this book enable the educator to prepare lessons for learners from Grade 3 through Grade 8 – even older or younger children. We stress again that every child develops at his or her own pace and whilst some children may find the lessons fairly simple and straightforward other children may require a little more time and explanation. We encourage “children developing at their own pace”. If a lesson appears too complex for a child, it is very easily “downgraded” or simplified to the child’s comfort level of understanding.

Activities include

Play-Dough Volcano Crafts,

Paper Crafts & Mobiles,

Student Activity Sheets

Crossword Puzzle

Wordsearches

Comprehensive Teaching Guide

Literature Arts At least 30 Lesson Plans (adaptable)

Flash Cards

Comprehension Sight Cards

Student Q & A

Journaling

Vocabulary Word Sheet

Fact Sheets

Notepages

Teacher/Parent Reference Guide

Blank Flash Cards and Sight Cards for personal use

So much more that it cannot be included in this short synopsis……..

Click here for a preview of the entire book

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