You are purchasing fall themed mini-flips to use with your students.
I created these mini-flips as a way to help my students document their learning about the topics that we are learning about. Throughout these books the students will be note taking, explaining, comparing, and much more! My second
Your students will have fun learning about bats as they create their own lapbook about bats. I've provided lots of templates, photos and directions so students will know exactly how to design their lapbook. The templates can even be used for interactive notebooks.
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NOT JUST FOR HALLOWEEN, BUT PERFECT FOR ANYTIME you want to beef up your nonfiction reading, research, and writing for your COMMON CORE classroom.
Common Core Correlations for Second Grade with essential questions, learning targets, and vocabulary. It can easily be adapted for first and third grad
Introduce your students to research with this fun unit on turkeys! Complete the KWL chart first to find out what students already know and want to know, then use books or online information to research some facts! The rest of the pages in the pack can be used to organize and reinforce learning!
This apple research project is a
fun, hands on, engaging way to
bring research and writing about
apples into your classroom.
Through whole group research,
the use of graphic organizers and
writing activities, students will
learn all about apples and Johnny
Appleseed! Students can even
create their o
This apple unit will enable your students to practice math, reading, writing, science, and social studies skills. Students will learn about Johnny Appleseed and discover many facts about apples. Activity sheets, graphic organizers, and answer keys are provided.
This product includes:
*1 Color post
Introduce your students to research with this fun mini unit on bats! Complete the KWL chart first to find out what students already know and want to know, then use books or online information to research some facts! Then you can use the rest of the pages in the pack to organize and reinforce learnin
Increase student engagement and deepen understanding!
Do you want your students to explore, investigate, research, study, and pursue topics based on curiosity to increase their understanding of the world?
This Apples: Inquiry Based Unit of Study will help you do create a more engaged, self motiv
In the fall we do an apple unit. One of my most favorite things is apple exploration. I did not have any way for the students to record their findings so I made this book that incorporates: inside, outside, weight, length, and sink or float. Enjoy!
UPDATED 11/8/15* Do you want to teach your students about turkeys? This pack includes several activities, informational articles/cards about turkeys. Use the K-W-L chart to determine what your students are curious about. Want to know what that red thing is called? Share the information with your stu
Can you believe it? Autumn is just around the corner. To kick off the season, check out this unit written around the fabulous book called "Leaf Man" written by Lois Ehlert. Your children will have the opportunity to: create leaf pouches, go on a leaf hunt, write a creative piece, create a comic str
This non-fiction book on the squirrel is a great resource to use for doing a research project on animals that live in trees with your pre-k/kindergarten class.
Included in this product is a black and white informational book about the squirrel, a worksheet for note-taking and two choices of the re
Simple classroom experiment to introduce the Scientific Method.
Pages that help students become familiar with the Scientific Method. Directions on how to do a simple experiment. Included are colored and grayscale pages to follow method. Also Data Sheet to collect experiment data and Cards to label c
Thanksgiving Time Task Cards will give your students practice using research skills and comprehension of informational text. Use them at a center or for group/partner work. There are 24 cards that include multiple choice, true/false, fill in the blank, creative thinking, writing tasks, and research
Este recurso de investigación de calabazas contiene una gran variedad de páginas para describir, comparar, hacer predicciones e investigar sobre calabazas.
Incluye los siguientes temas:
Mediciones con cubos y sogas
Experimento de flotación
Conteo de lineas y de semillas
Diagrama del ciclo de vida
In this lesson, students learn about the Presidential Election as they complete a WebQuest (Internet Scavenger Hunt) to answer questions about the topic. A complete answer key is provided for easy grading, along with resources for both teachers and students. Two versions of the WebQuest are includ
Johnny Appleseed Brochure and Non-Fiction Research
This is a fun way to engage students as they learn about Johnny Appleseed. Through the brochure, students can identify facts they learn about Johnny Appleseed, apples, goods, services, producers and consumers.
I have also included some pre-writing
Three writing projects that fit fall themes. The first project is a paragraph activity involving fall leaves. The second project is an imaginative scarecrow writing activity. The third is a research bat project. All activities include instructions, brainstorming, rough draft, and final copy handouts
Pumpkin Wonder Detective Research Project
This download is a FUN & ENGAGING effective PUMPKIN theme packet supporting non-fiction study research skills for the lower elementary grades. As a Wonder Detective, students realize the importance of "wondering" about their world and the value of re
Close reading passage about fall.
Winter, spring, and summer coming soon!
Graphic Organizers- KWL and circle map
Go back in the text and find ...
Text dependent questions
A closer look at each paragraph
Descriptive poem about fall and drawing activity to go with it
Interactive Brochure: All About Apples-
This is a fun way to have your students research a topic and then present to the class. The topic is All About Apples.
Students get to label apple parts on a diagram, glue down the life cycle of an apple, and then write f
This has always been one of my favorite book reports to do with my students. I try to start this project toward the middle of September so that it really starts putting us in the mood for Fall.
Included in this product are student direction sheet, packet of information with two options to choose
If you're learning about pumpkins this fall, this product is for you!
Included you will find:
* Pumpkin picture & word cards (with real photographs)
* Parts of a pumpkin reading passage & close read comprehension questions
* Guess what part I am - review game for the parts of a pumpkin
Did you know that bats are important to our ecosystems? Without bats, our ecosystems will not work. Because bats have such a unique sensory abilities, they can also be studied to learn more about diseases that effect us, like blindness and deafness. This project based learning unit involves 21st Cen
Looking to spice up your literacy center? This August/September Poetry Literacy Center includes 4 original August/September-themed poems relating to School, Apples, Labor Day and fall.
Each poem has 4 activities. The activities cover a variety of multiple intelligences, diverse learning levels/sty
This non-fiction book on the spider is a great resource to use for doing a research project on animals that live in trees with your pre-k/kindergarten class.
Included in this product is a black and white informational book about the spider, a worksheet for note-taking and two choices of the resear
A craft and flip book activity to learn about the different branches of the military to enhance any unit and show our gratitude on Veterans Day, Memorial Day, remembering 9/11 and any time to honor our military.
What's Included: (click on the link for an in-depth preview)
•Army, Navy, Marines and
As the school year begins and Labor Day rolls around it is great to give students an easy project to begin the year.
Just in time for Labor Day have students interview a family member, friend, or neighbor about their job. The best part about this project is if the students bring in a “tool of the t
This response journal is perfect for a STEM lesson. If you teach young children, then this science response journal is a wonderful addition to your pumpkin theme. Students will use their five senses to obtain information about an actual pumpkin. Journal pages include an activity for sink and floa
Reading, Writing, Science Non Fiction Owl Unit
BEFORE LEARNING: Printable NO Prep
*Fiction and Non-fiction Book list
*Title Page for Book
*My Schema page
*My Questions page
* Word Wall
This is a group project for pumpkin research. Students will be split into groups with an adult leading each group. Each group will have a pumpkin to be in charge of. In this unit there are worksheets with questions for the students to fill out as they "dig" into their pumpkin. Science, Math and
Use these two templates to investigate leaves this Autumn! After a nature walk with your students, have them choose one special Fall leaf to create a report. They will be able to study and describe their leaf using adjectives such as size, color, and texture. Following your study of Autumn leaves, y
Looking for a new creative way to do pumpkin investigations? Center time? With this newspaper format, the children are illustrating their pumpkin, measuring/weighing their pumpkin, counting seeds, describing the outside, inside, and stem. ANY MORE? Yes, there is space for your students to write
Your first grade students can take a virtual field trip to New York City in this November. This simple activity allows 1st grade & 2nd grade students to access and record information that they find online. It is practice for finding and recording information for research activities. The activit
Thoughtful readers and learners have lots of questions, and the most important questions are not the teachers or the textbooks questions, but the ones that are personal to the reader. Questioning propels learning and is the basis for all inquiry and research that learners engage in.
Students can scan QR codes to view the life cycle of a pumpkin. The first scan takes you to a video of the life cycle of a pumpkin. The second QR code takes you to a poster of the life cycle of a pumpkin. Students then need to write or draw the life cycle of a pumpkin on the corresponding life cy
In this lesson, students learn fun facts about Columbus Day as they complete a WebQuest (Internet Scavenger Hunt) to answer questions about the topic. A complete answer key is provided for easy grading, along with resources for both teachers and students. Two versions of the WebQuest are included
Need some great informational text activities for the Fall season? Do your kids need work identifying details about specific topics? Do you need some fantastic display pieces for conference time? Maybe you need a way to differentiate your instruction to challenge all students in your class. How abou
This research activity is designed to give students a basic understanding of Fruit Bats and will make a great addition to Stellaluna by Janell Cannon. Sixteen questions come in two printable forms: a Webquest with a link, or the questions without a link for those who do not have access to technology
This packet is just right for you if you are teaching your students about pumpkins or having your students research pumpkins. Use these templates to create an "All About Pumpkins" booklet. You can also use these templates if you bought the pumpkin booklets from the Dollar Spot at Target. If not, I h
During the month of October, our students focus on reading biographies. Our team has our students choose a biography to read, then the students fill in this report form I created. Next, students purchase a pumpkin and decorate it to look like the person they have researched. The decorating is done
Need some fresh printables and activities for October? Pumpkin Poop Estimation, a Haunted House Glyph, Pumpkin Patch Math, and Pumpkin Research will help keep your students engaged and learning the whole month long. Take a minute to click on the links below to see everything this bundle has to offer
Need to incorporate technology into your social studies assignments? Need to increase students' interests in history?
Need time to grade papers but ensure students are working?
Then, try this high interest, Internet-based, history activity. These 15 critical thinking questions should keep your st
Help your students learn all about the man planted apples across several states, Johnny Appleseed using this simple research guide. This pack includes 3 basic research guide pages, 1 page for highlighting key points or events, and 2 pages on which students can compose their essay.
This research pa
This non-fiction book about fall is a great resource to use for discussing and studying about seasons in the pre-k/kindergarten class.
Included in this product is a black and white informational book about the season of fall, a worksheet for note-taking and two choices of the research form to be f
3 Fall Flip Books
Each flip book allows students to record information that they have learned through various texts / research in an organized manner. (Texts not included) There are also differentiated pages for both the life cycle as well as parts of the animal/pumpki
It’s the perfect time for a leaf collection! These are detailed directions that you can give your students to complete a leaf collection paper bag book. Students simply fold 4 lunch-sized paper bags into a book, include their leaves (either mount, draw, or use leaf rubbings) and leaf information,
This non-fiction bats unit is sure to grab and keep your students' attention! This unit is jam-packed with information on bats, such as bat characteristics, types of bats, habitat, diet, and bat life cycle! Included in this unit are:
*A page of facts for each of the topics mentioned above
Johnny Appleseed, was an American pioneer nurseryman who introduced planted apple trees to large parts of Pennsylvania, Ontario, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois, as well as the northern counties of present-day W
*3 PDF FILES - 3 Flipbooks
* Varieties to fit different levels
* Clean layout an