This huge resource makes teaching relative age simple! Download complete unit plans for a 5 day unit with tons of resources exploring relative dating. The unit uses the 5E lesson plan format:
Day 1: Engagement – Includes a picture walk of various rock formations and an activity which introduces superposition in the form of a puzzle.
Day 2: Explore – Offers students an opportunity to manipulate puzzle pieces to tell the story of how various rock formations occur.
Day 3: Explain – Includes a 18 slide google slideshow and 3 page cloze notes with answer key explaining superposition and the law of cross cutting relationships.
Day 4: Elaborate – Offers students an opportunity to practice what they learned using various tools including task cards, boom cards, a self-checking worksheet, and a digital escape room.
Day 5: Evaluate – Uses a 20 question self-grading quiz to measure learning.
Lesson plans, tips for using all resources, answer keys all included.
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