Changes in the Earth's Surface

Step 1 - Goals and Outcomes

Step 1 Goals and Outcomes

Learning Intentions:

  • Standard 2.1.2
    Students will be able to construct an explanation about changes in Earth's surface that happen quickly or slowly. Emphasize the contrast between fast and slow changes. Examples of fast changes could include volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, or landslides. Examples of slow changes could include the erosion of mountains or the shaping of canyons. (ESS1.C)
  • Standard 2.W.2:
    Write informative/explanatory pieces that introduce a topic, supply facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement.

  • Write, produce, expand, and rearrange complete simple and compound sentences.
  • Use appropriate conventions when writing.

Success Criteria:

  • Students will produce a book with photographs and explanations of how the earth's surface changed in each photograph using Google Docs.