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Space - Word Wall Vocabulary

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    Editable:  Google Slides

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  23

  • Curriculum

    Curriculum:  CCSS, TEKS

  • Grade

    Grade:  2 - 6

Teacher-created resource for space: Use these space related vocabulary cards for a word wall and to expand students' understanding of the solar system. Inspire space project ideas and more.

Print-and-Go Space Vocabulary Word Wall Cards

Use these space vocabulary words and space terms to unlock the solar system for your elementary students as they learn about space, the solar system, and the world far beyond your school.

This resource was teacher-created to support your science lessons.

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Just a few of the celestial words included in this deck are

  • astronaut
  • cosmos
  • dwarf planet
  • space
  • Earth
  • Solar System
  • Mercury
  • Pluto
  • Gibbous moon
  • and more!

Build a student vocabulary as wide as space itself, inspiring elementary students to get hooked on language and learning. With the 60 outer space words in this download and your teaching skills, your students will become thoughtful, articulate speakers and writers who can communicate their ideas effectively and with confidence.

Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students

Use the drop-down menu to choose between the blank or complete space terminology PDF of this resource. Print on cardstock for durability. Place all pieces in a folder or large envelope for easy access.

Stick the space word vocabulary cards up around your room to immerse your students in the content-specific vocabulary of space and the solar system.

There is a blank sheet provided as an additional download in case there are extra astronomy words or space vocabulary words that your students may want to add during your space lessons.

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