|Lesson Number||Number of Days||Lesson Objective ||Lesson Assessment ||Benchmark or Standards |
|LP1||2||Acquring & Integrating LPs|
SWBAT explain how rocks and minerals differ from each other.
|Property identification activity; exit card.|| D:3; A:8; C:4, 6|
|LP2||4||SWBAT identify the color, hardness, luster and reactivity of various rocks and minerals. ||Journal, whiteboard quizzes.|| C:4; D:1, 2, 3, 6|
|LP3||3||SWBAT identify the crystal shape of various rocks and minerals.||Journal, quiz||C:4; D:1, 2, 3, 6|
|LP4||4||SWBAT determine the minerals that make up a particular rock. ||Lab quiz||C:4, 6; D:1, 2, 3, 6|
|LP5||2||Extending & Refining LPs|
SWBAT compare how rocks and minerals were used in history with how they are used today.
|Venn diagram||A: 2; D:2, 4, 8, 9|
|LP6||2||SWBAT design a series of lab tests to determine the identity of a mineral. ||Quiz, completed project.||A:2; C:4, 6; D:1, 2, 3, 4, 6|
|LP7||2||Using Knowledge Meaningfully LP|
SWBAT identify the type and use of various rock specimens based on physical properties.
|Performance Assessment: Students visit stations around the room identifying minerals and rocks using the provided tools/materials. On Day 2, students choose one of the identified specimens and explain how it was used by the Native Americans; they choose two other identified specimens and explain how they would use them to make a living today.||A:2; C:4, 6; D:1, 2, 3, 6|