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PowerPoint Rocks and Minerals Lesson Plan

Assignment: Students will research information and collect images about rocks and minerals using the internet. Students will construct a Powerpoint / Google Slides / Keynote presentation following the criteria on the handout on this page. Students should use at least 4 different sources for their information.

Download: rocks-and-minerals-handout.docx

Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.3.7 Introduce a topic and group related information together; include illustrations when useful to aiding comprehension. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.3.2.A

Title Slide - Rocks and Minerals

Students add a title, one or more images and their name.

Title Slide

Sedimentary Rock

Students add a title "Sedimentary Rock". Students add one or more images of sedimentary rocks and add facts about sedimentary rocks.

Sedimentary Rock

Metamorphic Rock

Students add a title "Metamorphic Rock". Students add one or more images of metamorphic rocks. Students add facts about metamorphic rocks.

Metamorphic Rock

Limestone

Students add a title "Limestone". Students add one or more image of limestone rock. Students add facts about limestone rock.

Limestone

Igneous Rock

Students add a title "Igneous Rock". Students add one or more images of igneous rock. Students add facts about igneous rocks.

Igneous Rock

Bibliography

Students create a bibliography listing the specific URL's to their information sources. "Google.com" won't qualify.

Bibliography

Student Instructions

Student Instructions