It’s TCAP prep time in Tennessee! Do your students groan at the sight of the item sampler? Why not use these task cards to spice up your TCAP prep center, pass them around for a game of SCOOT!, or hang them for an Around the Room activity?
Included in this bundle are 60 cards, modeled after TCAP item sampler and practice test questions, aligned with the 5th grade Earth and Space Science standards:
SPI 0507.6.1 Distinguish among the planets according to their known characteristics such as appearance, location, composition, and apparent motion.
SPI 0507.6.2 Select information from a complex data representation to draw conclusions about the planets.
SPI 0507.6.3 Identify methods and tools for identifying star patterns.
SPI 0507.7.1 Describe internal forces such as volcanoes, earthquakes, faulting, and plate movements that are responsible for the earth's major geological features such as mountains, valleys, etc.
SPI 0507.8.1 Describe the effects of the oceans on weather and climate.
SPI 0507.8.2 Explain how mountains affect weather and climate.
Color and ink-saving versions of the cards are provided, along with full-page recording sheets, ½ page recording sheets, and an answer key for each set.