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Space and Stars
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Make a Daily Space and Stars Activity Lesson Plan Book
        Daily Space and Stars Activity Lesson Plan Book



Galaxy Game
            Galaxy Giveaway Game


Constellation Game
            Constellation Cover Up


Quizzes
     Space and Stars Review Quiz - vocabulary, true/false, and multiple choice (Grades 6-8)
     Customize Printables


Constellation Dot to Dots
            Constellation Dot to Dots


Bulletin Board
            Our Rhyme Rocket
            Space Bulletin Board


Finish the Story
     Sky Bears (Grandpa Story part 2) (Grades 2-3)
     Dippers Full of Stars (Grandpa Story part 1) (Grades 2-3)
     Orion and His Dogs (Grandpa Story part 3) (Grades 2-3)
     Space Talk (Grades 2-4)
     Andrew the Stargazer (Grades 3-5)


Reading Comprehensions - Special Education High Interest Reading
     A Star is Born (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     Asteroids and Comets (Hi/Lo Grades 5-8)
     Beyond the Solar System (Hi/Lo Grades 6-8)


Short Reading Comprehensions
Very Quick Readers
     The Men on the Moon (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     Do Stars Really Fall? (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     A Fingernail in the Sky (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Layers of the Sun (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Star Groups (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     JUNO's Journey to Jupiter (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Meteoroids (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     NASA's New Frontier: JUNO (Very Quick Reader; Grades 6-8 Readability)

Short Readers
     Following Polaris: A Native American Tale (Short Reader; Grades 2-3 Readability)
     What Is a Galaxy? (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Asteroids (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Stargazing (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     What Is NASA? (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Just One of the Group (Short Reader; Grades 6-8 Readability)
     The Hubble Space Telescope (Short Reader; Grades 6-8 Readability)
     Stories in the Stars (Short Reader; Grades 6-8 Readability)
     Comet Lovejoy (Short Reader; Grades 6-8 Readability)
     The Crater of Doom (Short Reader; Grades 6-8 Readability)


Books
            A Look Into Space (Grades 5-6)
            A Galaxy Far, Far Away (Grades 5-6)
            A Trip to the International Space Station (Grades 4-5)
            The Universe (Grades 5-6)


Reading Comprehensions
Leveled Books
            Starstruck (Stuff About Stars)

Fiction
     Twinkle, Twinkle (Grade 1)
     Jason takes a Moon Walk (Grades 5-6)

Non-Fiction
     Star Light, Star Bright...
     To the Stars (Grades 1-3)
     Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star (Grades 2-3)
     The Hubble Space Telescope (Grades 2-4)
     The Sun (Grades 2-4)
     What Is a Star? (Grades 2-4)
     Copernicus and Galileo: Explorers of Science (Grades 3-5)
     The Mighty Hunter in the Winter Sky (Grades 4-6)
     Locating the Circumpolar Constellations (Grades 4-6)
     The Science of the Sun (Grades 4-6)
     Bonnie Dunbar: From Farm Girl to Astronaut (Grades 5-6)
     Four Kinds of Galaxies (Grades 5-6)
     Sally Ride (Grades 5-7)
     Neil Armstrong (Grades 5-7)
     John Glenn (Grades 5-7)
     Space Walkers (Grades 5-7)
     Constellations (Grades 5-7)
     The Milky Way Galaxy (Grades 5-7)
     What Is a Light-year? (Grades 5-8)
     What Is a Mir? (Grades 5-8)
     Galileo Tours Io (Grades 5-8)
     Pictures in the Stars, Legends in the Sky (Grades 5-8)
     The Perseids Meteor Shower (Grades 5-8)
     Copernicus (Grades 6-7)
     Edwin Hubble: Father of Observational Cosmology (Grades 6-7)
     Stars (Grades 6-8)
     The Life Cycle of a Star (Grades 6-8)
     Comets (Grades 6-8)
     Meteors, Meteoroids, and Meteorites (Grades 6-8)
     The Geminids Meteor Shower (Grades 6-8)
     Tycho Brahe (Grades 6-8)
     Johannes Kepler (Grades 6-8)
     Space Shuttle Columbia (Grades 6-8)
     Gravity (Grades 7-8)

Spanish
     John Glenn (grades 5-7)
     Caminantes Espaciales (grades 8-9)


Book Units
    Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11 (Grades 2-4)
    Benjamin Banneker: Pioneering Scientist (Grades 2-5)
    One Giant Leap: The Story of Neil Armstrong (Grades 2-5)
    A Wrinkle in Time (Grades 5-8)
    Ender's Game (Grades 5-8)
    T. rex and the Crater of Doom (Grades 9-12)


Solar System
     Solar System Theme Unit


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