Write a paragraph to answer each of the following prompts. UNDERLINE or HIGHLIGHT the vocabulary words when you write your answers.
Check off the TEN words that you will use in your answers.
___mineral ___ hardness ___streak ___luster
___density ___mineral cleavage ___fracture ___color
___element ___atom ___compound ___matter
___inorganic ___solid ___crystal ___special property
1. Describe at least five characteristics of minerals.
2. Explain how minerals contribute to rock composition
_____/20 pts. TEN vocabulary words were used correctly in your answers.
_____/10 pts. Vocabulary words were underlined or highlighted to stand out
_____/35 pts. Question 1 was answered correctly
_____/35 pts. Question 2 was answered correctly
TOTAL _________/100 pts