Matter Brown Bag Book with Informational Text: It's a fun classroom project to wrap up your matter unit, a science activity keepsake and a book made with brown lunch bags all in one! This Lunch Bag Lessons project is a fun way to integrate science into your language arts curriculum any time you study the 3 states or properties of matter. All you need for this adorable project is a few brown bags, the printables in this file, staples, crayons and glue.
The design of this book allows it to be interactive! There are frames on flaps to lift to reveal a fact below and pouches with pull-out inserts with interesting matter facts your students can read! There are two additional pull out tabs with a fill in the blank section for students to show what they have learned and to review. The main pages of the booklet describe the basics of matter.
All pages, and the booklet cover and inserts, are created in black and white so your students can color the graphics, backgrounds and frames.
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The content has been simplified and is best intended to be a supplement to your matter unit. This item is best suited for second and third graders. Younger students may need some assistance with reading the text.
Here's what's included:
Step by step teacher notes and directions for assembly and printing (with photos) 4 frames for the main pages of the booklet
Basic information that includes:
~phases or states of matter (solid, liquid, gas only) ~properties ~definition of matter ~matter is everywhere (living and nonliving things) ~atoms as smallest bits or particles ~chemical/physical change ~elements ~solids keep their shape, liquids take shape of container, gas fills up open space
1 cover frame 1 back cover for student name 2 cloud frames for flaps 2 rectangular fact frames to glue under a flap 4 pull-out fact cards 2 pull-out fill in the blank pages 2 word bank pages Notes to request donations of brown bags
*As with any file that includes graphics, it is recommended that best print quality settings are used for your master copy. This will ensure the greatest clarity when copying.
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