Sun Patterns 1st-2nd Grade Lesson Plan


In our Sun Patterns Lesson Plan for 1st + 2nd graders, your students will be provided with information and interactive activities about the sun and other stars. Then students show what they know through a writing exercise and a quiz.

Sun Patterns 1st-2nd Grade Lesson Plan + Activities

This Sun Patterns Lesson Plan is part of our Learning Quest suite. These products are designed to allow young students to do complete research activities using guided independent activities about exploring sun and other stars.

Sun Patterns 1st-2nd Grade Lesson Includes

  • True/False focus activity
  • Informational texts with pre-recorded audio that can be read aloud to students
  • Note catchers for taking notes
  • Day/Night infographic and activity with moveable pieces
  • Label the Sun activity with moveable pieces timeline activity
  • Constellation infographic with create your own constellation activity with moveable pieces
  • Harmful or Helpful effects of the Sun sorting activity with moveable pieces
  • Links and QR code to a Space Station video clip (video linked to YouTube)
  • Writing responses
  • The Sun and Other Stars Quiz
  • How it works for students

The best part of our learning questions is that each resource can be completed as a class or individually. Students will complete an indendent activity such as listen to or read the texts, watch a video clip, then the student will be prompted to write in response to learning. At the end of each of the research projects students will be asked to digitally submit answers to a quiz about Sun and other stars.


Additional information

grade level

1st grade, 2nd grade

Resource Type

Google Slides, Printable, SeeSaw

Pre Recorded Audio

1- In case of districts blocking audio files, we include back-up mp3 files and instructions for manually inserting the audio into Google slides., 2 – The pre-recorded audio provided in the Seesaw platform does not have the same playback issues. Please take this into consideration before making your purchase.


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