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Up, Up, and Away! A Kite and Hot Air Balloon Unit

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This is a 50+ page Common Core aligned, cross-curricular unit all about kites and hot air balloons! It is a perfect spring unit, and a great way to celebrate National Kite Month and National Poetry Month in April. It is also a fun alternative unit to teach in lieu of Easter. Your students will be excited to soar high with these fun and engaging activities!

This unit includes:

*How People Learned to Fly with graphic organizer (CC Exemplar Text-2 pages)
*Hot Air Henry- Literature Connection/writing activity with graphic organizer (3 pages)
*Kite Poetry Writing with poetry frame and patterns (4 pages)
*Benjamin Franklin Fact and Opinion Sort and mini-book printable(reading & social studies-4 pages)
*Author's Purpose Sort with cards and header cards (2 pages)
*Measuring Kite Tails Station with photos and printables (math-5 pages)
*It's Time to Fly! Hot Air Balloon Time with printables (math-7 pages)
*Kite Safety Poster (writing- 2 pages)
*Kite Glyph Activity with survey, analysis sheet, graphs and kite pattern(math/graphing-14 pages)
*Suggested Book List (1 page)
*Websites and Online Resource Links (1 page)

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Total Pages
52
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks

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Up, Up, and Away! A Kite and Hot Air Balloon Unit
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Up, Up, and Away! A Kite and Hot Air Balloon Unit
Up, Up, and Away! A Kite and Hot Air Balloon Unit