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Informational Earth Science: Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources: Your Energy Use Explained” (Compare and Contrast & Crossword Puzzle)

4th Grade • 1 Hour Lesson
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Lesson Plan Description

This Fourth Grade 1 hour lesson plan addresses several ELA standards (RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.3, RI.4.4, RI.4.5, & RI.4.8) using the informational Earth Science text, “Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources: Your Energy Use Explained”. Your students will independently analyze a text, have partner and group discussions, practice comparing and contrasting, and review the content in the text through a crossword puzzle.

Part 1: Students will complete a graphic organizer to compare and contrast renewable and nonrenewable resources.
Part 2: Students will show understanding of the informational text on renewable and nonrenewable resources through a crossword puzzle.

The text used in this lessons addresses the NGSS: ESS3.A: Natural Resources Energy and fuels that humans use are derived from natural sources, and their use affects the environment in multiple ways. Some resources are renewable over time, and others are not.

**The content of this lesson is derived from a portion of the Half Day Lesson Plan: “Informational Physical Science: Informational Earth Science: Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources: Your Energy Use Explained”” Purchasing both this 1 hour and the half day plan, will result in duplicate content.