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Click here to learn about the sun and the planets in the solar system. This will give you the definition of a solar system!


Heliocentric??? What does that mean?? Click here to find out! You will only need to read the first section on this website! You can stop when you get to the subtitle “Development of the Idea.”


Next, lets watch this video to see how the how the planets orbit the sun!


Now that we know so much about the sun and the solar system, let’s answer our questions by creating a sketch note reflection! What is a sketch note reflection?? A sketch note reflection is a creative representation of your learning. You can draw, color, and write the answers to the questions that you were asked. You will be given a single sheet of printer paper. On this paper get creative in showing your answers! I want to see what you have learned, and I want to see your creativity! Here is a hint, draw out the sun when you are talking about it! Here is the rubric for your sketch note! Do your best! I know it will be out of this world!


 P.S. You will need fun facts for each planet! Here are some other websites to use to learn more about the planets in our solar system! They go Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune! Make sure you draw and label them with fun facts!

Sketch Note Reflection Rubric

 The sketch note reflection is worth half of your WebQuest grade. The other half will come from the 4 Corners poster you will work on with your fellow teammates. Follow this rubric to earn all of the points and showcase your knowledge in a fun and creative way. If you have any questions about the rubric, please come see me and we can discuss the standards. This is the individual piece of the WebQuest.



Students need to have answered every question that was given. (50%)

Advanced (5 points)

Every question was answered in student’s own words and with a good explanation. Pictures were drawn to help answer questions. Information is correct.


Proficient (3 points)

Most of the questions were answered. Students only give a definition with no excess explanation. A few pictures were drawn to answer the questions. Information is mostly correct.


Basic (1 Point)

Few if any questions were answered. No definitions were given or explained. Few if any pictures were drawn to answer the questions. Information is somewhat correct.


Students tried their best when creating the sketch note reflection. (25%)

Advanced (5 points)

Students went above and beyond. Explanations are deep and defined. Pictures are detailed and described. Information is there and correct.

Proficient (3 points)

Students attempted the sketch note reflection. Explanations are there. There are some pictures and diagrams. Information is mostly correct.

Basic (1 point)

Students barely attempted the sketch note reflection. Explanations are not there. There are barely any pictures or diagrams. Some of the information is correct.


Students showed creativity in their work. (25%)

Advanced (5 points)

Students answered the questions in a creative manner. The sketch note reflection is colorful and creative. Pictures and diagrams are used in creative ways to help answer the questions.

Proficient (3 points)

Students attempted to answer the questions in a creative manner. The sketch note reflection is somewhat colorful and creative. Some pictures and diagrams are used.

Basic (1 point)

The sketch note reflection was lacking creativity with answering the questions. There are barely any colors or diagrams used.

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