Author: Matthew Ybarra

CC Standards: Include both reading and writing standard.

Reading Standard: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

7. Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.


Writing Standards: Text Types & Purposes

b. Support claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using credible sources and demonstrating an

understanding of the topic or text.

Lesson grade level: 6

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  Let's explore Volcanoes!

Volcanoes: Think about what you know about volcanoes. List as many ideas as you can about volcanoes.

Key Vocabulary:

Magma: partially melted rock inside Earth.

Lava: melted rock that flows from a volcano.

Tectonic plate: a giant piece of Earth's crust and mantle.

We are going to look more at volcanoes: Please click on the following links to learn more about volcanoes.




Let's Think: Big Question

How often do volcanoes erupt?