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How to make a Vocabulary Foldable

 

STEP 1

 

Collect the following materials:

  • Word list (below)
  • Textbook
  • 2 large pieces of construction paper
  • 2 pieces of lined paper
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors

 

STEP 2

 

Fold one large sheet of construction paper in half like a hot dog.  Fold in half again.

 

STEP 3

 

Open construction paper back up then fold like a hamburger.

 

STEP 4

 

Fold the left side in so the edge meets the middle fold.  Repeat with right side.

 

STEP 5

 

Cut along creased lines so you have four even flaps on each side.

 

STEP 6

 

Open flaps up and glue lined paper in the center of foldable.

 

STEP 7

 

Fill out each flap as follows:

            FRONT – Write the vocabulary word.

            INSIDE – Write the definition.

            FLAP – Draw a picture to illustrate the word.

 

 


Word List:

·       Mineral

·       Inorganic

·       Crystal

·       Streak

·       Luster

·       Cleavage

·       Fracture

·       Geode

·       Solution

·       Vein

·       Gemstone

·       Ore

·       Smelting

·       Alloy

·       Mohs Hardness Scale

·       Crystallization