Science Literacy Emergency Sub Plans for Secondary Science pack containing 5 emergency sub plans that are meaningful, easy to use, and relate to student lives. Best of all, they will last the entire class period and are completely self-contained.
*Digital Version included to support distance learning*
You'll find a link to Google Drive in the download.
Don't worry about having to scramble unrelated resources together to make a sub plan. Each of these 5 sub plans is the right size to keep your students engaged for the entire period. Each of these sub plans are 4-6 pages long, and meet multiple standards, including literacy, diagrams, and simple graphing.
***PACKET style option included to save paper!
These are useful tools to help encourage scientific literacy in reading, graphing, and making connections.
Buy Bundled and Save 20% on 5 sub plans!This package contains 5 "Emergency Sub Plans" to get you through the year. These activities are common core aligned for literacy in science. They can be used for health or social studies, as well.
*SEE the LINKED products so you know which ones are included. The list is as follows:
Plan F: Fossil Fuels, Fossil Rules, and Fossil Fools- Explores the use of fossil fuels and the ramifications of using them. Students read, answer questions, and analyze a chart.
Plan G: The Moo-ving History of Vaccines- Students learn all about the smallpox pandemic, and how Edward Jenner, James Phipps, and a milkmaid named Sarah were all heroes in coming up with a way to prevent this deadly virus. Optional timeline included for a multiple day absence.
Plan H- Generation Wireless (Radio Waves)- Generation Y relies heavily on radio waves for their Wi-Fi, cell phones, and video games. This explains radio waves, how radios work, and how cell phones work. Students analyze a pie chart about cell phone use.
Plan I- Allergies, Achoos, and Ouches-bStudents read this condensed version on the mystifying (and awesome) world of the immune system. In doing so, they gain a better understanding of allergies.
Plan J- OMG! GMO! Genetically Modified Organism- Students read this unbiased article about the construction and use of genetically modified organisms. Students answer questions within the text, and at the end are asked more ethical questions.
These activities can be used for grades 8-12. Graphing skills are required (line graph; bar graph). These are designed to keep students busy and can be completed within a 45-50 minute time frame.
You only need to choose/use one per sick/personal day.
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