Learning About The Moon – A Gail Gibbons Notebook Companion™


We see it nearly every night, but how much do your kids know about the moon and what makes it so special? Help them discover our amazing moon with Learning About The Moon, a Notebook Companion™ to The Moon Book by Gail Gibbons, sold separately.

For grades K-3 | Primary dashed lines for beginning writers | 53 black & white pages | This is a digital only resource.

*Digital Product - purchase one per household only.

Learning About The Moon - A Gail Gibbons Notebook Companion™


Discover what makes the moon look so big and bright, different ways the moon moves, phases of the moon, what causes a solar and lunar eclipse, how the moon affects the oceans, and more with Learning About The Moon. You don’t have to worry about prep-work. Just get a copy of The Moon Book by Gail Gibbons (sold separately) and Learning About the Moon and work at the pace that fits your family.

What Students Will Learn

The book and Notebook Companion™ also looks at a brief history of the study of space and space exploration including the historic moon landing in 1969. It also looks at gravity and temperatures on the moon, blue moons and harvest moons, and much more.

Students will practice written narration as they answer our open-ended questions about what they are learning. They’ll also get to draw, sketch, and label various illustrations of the moon, its phases, the moon landing, and more. Bonus coloring pages are also included!

Science Topics Covered:

  • stars, planets, and moons
  • astronomers
  • orbits
  • phases of the moon
    • new moon
    • waxing crescent moon
    • first-quarter moon
    • waxing gibbous moon
    • full moon
    • waning gibbous moon
    • last-quarter moon
    • waning crescent moon
  • solar eclipse
  • lunar eclipse
  • high tide
  • low tide
  • observatories
  • craters
  • space exploration
  • gravity
  • blue moon
  • harvest moon

The Moon Book by Gail Gibbons

Our publisher-approved Notebook Companion™ accompanies The Moon Book by Gail Gibbons.

This simple introductory guide covers what your kids need to know about Earth’s moon. From the basics of lunar cycles to the history of space exploration, children will be fascinated throughout the entire book!

The Moon Book is perfect for kids interested in learning more about the moon, including those who are interested in learning about astronomy. Legends about the moon, trivia, and facts about the moon landing are also included.

The Moon Book by Gail Gibbons

The Moon Book is a required book for our Notebook Companion™ and is sold separately. The Moon Book by Gail Gibbons is available at the publisher’s website or anywhere books are sold.

Beginner’s Notebook Companion™

This beginner’s notebook is a great way to introduce kids to the idea and practice of notebooking, and you can customize it as much as you wish. It’s completely flexible, allowing for use with very young children through middle elementary grades.

Other Notebook Companions™ in the Gail Gibbons Series


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