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Grade 6 Science Modified Flight Unit

Grade 6 Science Modified Flight Unit

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Total Pages: 103 Pages
Includes: Google Slides, Google Forms
Answer Key: Included with rubric
Teaching Duration: 2 months
File Size: 23MB
File Type: PDF (Zip)

In this Grade 6 Science Modified Flight Unit, teachers are equipped with 12 engaging flight lessons. These lessons will help teachers immerse their modified Grade 6 students in learning about the properties of flight. Each of the 12 lessons aligns with a critical concept in the Ontario Grade 6 Science Curriculum but has significantly reduced reading and writing expectations within the lesson. 

This modified science unit is for classroom teachers who are required to teach the Grade 6 Ontario Science Curriculum but have students working significantly below grade level in reading, writing, and comprehension. An MP3 audio file of each student reading has been provided. This resource was designed to meet the needs of ELL students and/or students on a modified IEP.

  • Curriculum Alignment: Ontario Science Curriculum 2022 Grade 6 Strand D Structures and Mechanisms - Flight

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Unit Includes:

12 Detailed Lesson Plans: Immerse your students in lessons that will keep them fully engaged throughout the unit.
Modified Lesson Content: Lessons have been modified with reduced reading and writing expectations.
MP3 Audio Files of Articles: Elevate student learning and accessibility through audio recordings of the student readings.
Answer Keys: Streamline your grading process with readily available answer keys.
Lesson Variety: Follow-up activities utilize a variety of formats - cut & match, fill in the blanks, guided inquiry, graphic organizers
Self-Marking Google Forms: Streamline your assessment process by automating your grading. 
Print and Digital Formats: Embrace the convenience of accessing materials in both print and digital formats.

Do you have students working at grade level? Check out this unit - Grade 6 Science Flight

Lesson Overview & Modifications

Introduction (Class Discussion, QR Codes) - Safety Rules and Unit Vocabulary
Lesson #1 (Whole Class Reading, Cut & Paste Activity, Properties of Air Activity) – Properties of Air
Lesson #2 (Video Demonstrations) – Properties of Air – Video Demonstrations
Lesson #3 (Whole Class Reading, Compression or Insulation? Activity, Optional Extension Activity) – Compression and Insulation of Air
Lesson #4 (Whole Class Reading, Cut & Paste Diagram) – The Four Forces of Flight
Lesson #5 (Whole Class Reading, Multiple Choice Activity) – Unbalanced Forces
Lesson #6 (Whole Class Reading, Mandala Activity, Optional Quiz) – How The Four Forces Can Be Changed
Lesson #7 (Whole Class Reading, Multiple Choice Activity, Optional Quiz) – Characteristics That Enable Flight in Living Things
Lesson #8 (Paper Plane Lab) – Paper Airplane Lab
Lesson #9 (Whole Class Reading, Guided Inquiry) – Air Travel Inquiry
Lesson #10 (Unit Test) – Flight Unit Test
Lesson #11 (Unit Review/Sub Plans) – Bill Nye and Magic School Bus Videos

This Grade 6 Science Modified Flight Unit resource is specifically tailored to accommodate the unique needs of classroom teachers with students performing significantly below grade level in reading, writing, and comprehension. This adaptable and accessible resource empowers teachers to provide engaging science lessons while ensuring every student can participate actively in their learning journey.

Note: The internet is required to access videos in this unit.

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