Here’s a well-written full unit on the 6 Simple Machines By – Jessica Koon Primary Subject – Science Secondary Subjects – Grade Level – 4-6 The following worksheets, rubrics, etc. will be used with this unit. They are in Adobe Acrobat PDF format and you will need Acrobat Reader (a free download) to view them if you don’t already have it. Day 1 Prior Knowledge: I will assess my students’ prior knowledge of machines by listening the their stories of how they will move a large animal from the zoo. Objective: After sorting, categorizing, and defining simple machines, the students will be able to identify the 6 basic simple machines with complete accuracy.
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