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All About Magnets Mini-Book

  • Editable

    Editable:  Google Slides

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  5

  • Curriculum

    Curriculum:  TEKS

  • Grade

    Grade:  3 - 5

Learn about magnets, magnetic poles, magnetic fields, and more with this printable mini-book.

Magnets for Kids

Are you looking for a “print-and-go” activity you can use with your students when studying magnets? You have come to the right place! Teach Starter has created a printable mini-book that will keep your students engaged and learning at the same time.

This downloadable resource includes 10 mini pages where students will learn about:

  • What is a magnet?
  • Magnetic poles
  • Magnetic field
  • Electromagnets
  • Uses of magnets
  • Using magnets to compare properties of matter

Students should complete the first two columns of the KWL before reading the mini-book. Then students should read the mini-book, complete the “What I Learned” column of the KWL, and then complete the comprehension matching and questions at the end.

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

A team of dedicated, experienced educators created this resource to support your science lessons. 

In addition to individual student work time, use this mini-book to enhance learning through science groups, whole class lessons, or remote learning assignments. 

If you have a mixture of above and below-level learners, check out these suggestions for keeping students on track with the concepts: 

🆘 Support Struggling Students

Students who are struggling can either work with a partner or in a small group with the teacher.

➕ Challenge Fast Finishers

Students who need an additional challenge can create a comic or infographic showcasing different information they learned about magnets.

Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or editable Google Slides version of this resource. 

After printing, cut the pages in half, stack and staple them together along the left-hand side.

This resource was created by Kaylyn Chupp, a teacher in Florida and a Teach Starter Collaborator.

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