Popcorn: In Space Resources
In Space is a series of four books in the Popcorn range that introduces children to the solar system. The books supports the science curriculum that looks light and dark, sources of light and the Sun. These books can also be used in literacy as they feature many examples of report text, such as contents, non-chronological text, captions, index, glossary, and more.
The downloadable resources that support this series comprise teacher’s notes and a photocopiable worksheet for each title. These enable you to ensure that children have understood key concepts or ideas. Use the worksheets in a guided reading session, for individual projects, topic-based group work or for homework:
Earth worksheet: Use the words in the box to answer the quiz.
Moon worksheet: Find out why people can’t live there now, then design a Moon house.
Sun worksheet: Draw and write about the three most important things the Sun does to make your life better.
Planets worksheet: Write the names of the planets on the labels.