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Grade 7 Science Pure Substances and Mixtures Modified Unit

Grade 7 Science Pure Substances and Mixtures Modified Unit

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Total Pages: 118 pages
Answer Key: Included with rubric
Teaching Duration: 1 month
File Size: 24MB
File Type: PDF (Zip)

In this Grade 7 Science Pure Substances and Mixtures Modified Unit, teachers are equipped with 16 engaging lessons. These lessons will help teachers immerse their modified Grade 7 students in learning about pure substances and mixtures. Students will love this engaging and differentiated unit that uses interactive and hands-on learning to explain what pure substances and mixtures are, where they are found, and their functions. Each of the 16 lessons aligns with a critical concept in the Ontario Grade 7 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 7 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 7 Strand C Matter and Energy - Pure Substances and Mixtures

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Unit Includes:

  • 16 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, assignments, 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 7 Science Pure Substances and Mixtures

Lesson Overview & Modifications

  1. Introduction & Lesson #1 (Class Discussion) - Safety Rules & Unit Vocabulary
  2. Lesson #2 (Whole Class Reading, True & False) - The Particle Theory
  3. Lesson #3 (Whole Class Readings, Video, Frayer Model Cut & Paste) - Pure Substances and Mixtures
  4. Lesson #4 (Sorting Activity & Quiz) - Pure Substances and Mixtures Activity
  5. Lesson #5 (Whole Class Reading, Video, Activity) - Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Mixtures
  6. Lesson #6 (Whole Class Reading, Video, Frayer Model Cut & Paste) - Solutions and Solubility
  7. Lesson #7 (Whole Class Reading, Multiple Choice Activity) - Solution Examples Activity
  8. Lesson #8 (Whole Class Reading, Videos, Demonstration) - Concentration and Saturation of Solutions
  9. Lesson #9 (Video, Teacher Demonstration Lab) - Teacher Demonstration: Saturation Lab
  10. Lesson #10 (Whole Class Reading, Videos, Cut & Paste, Activity) - Separating Mixtures
  11. Lesson #11 (Lab) - Separating Mixtures Lab
  12. Lesson #12 (Whole Class Reading, Inquiry) - Positive and Negative Impacts on the Environment
  13. Lesson #13 (Whole Class Reading, Video, Inquiry, Activity) - Tar Sands Investigation
  14. Lesson #14 (Video, True & False) - Bill Nye Video
  15. Lesson #15 (Unit Test) - Pure Substances: Unit Test

This Grade 7 Science Pure Substances and Mixtures Modified 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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