This Civil War political cartoon analysis activity examines a cartoon depicting General Winfield Scott’s Anaconda Plan to defeat the Confederacy. I use these primary source analysis activities to help prepare my students for the state End of Course (EOC) Exam— a.k.a. the “Political Cartoon Test.” :
Civil War - Anaconda Plan - Reading and Questions with Key - this 4 page Civil War resource contains a 2 page reading and set of questions related to the Anaconda Plan of Winfield Scott during the Civil War. The 2 page reading contains information about the goals, objectives and outcome of the Anac
Reptiles: These reptiles cootie catchers are a great way for students to have fun while learning about the different types of reptiles. How to Play and Assembly Instructions are included.
♦ Tortoise, Chameleon, Iguana, Rattlesnake, Crocodile, Gecko, Komodo dragon, Anaconda
Civil War - Recreating "Scott's Great Snake." J.B. Elliott's cartoon map is one of the most recognized paintings of the Civil War era. This recreation will be a great addition to your lesson on the Civil War, Winfield Scott, and/or the North and South. This iconic image will be recreated by some o
This is the "SNAKES" bundle ... ENJOY!!!
This download includes separate PowerPoints for each of these seven animals:
1) King Cobra
3) Reticulated Python
4) Western Diamondback Rattlesnake
5) Eastern Brown Snake
6) Sea Snakes
7) Black Mamba
Each PowerPoint contains facts about:
This 12-slide PowerPoint follows along with a graphic organizer to identify 10 facts about the animal. Enjoy!
The ten categories of facts include:
1) Kingdom, Phylum, class, order, family, genus, species
2) whether it is a carnivore, omnivore or herbivore
3) What types of things they eat
We offer leveled social studies articles (8th-4th) that integrate the ELA curriculum. Each has questions modeled after state reading tests and leveled to the grade-level. Our leveled texts can be used for guided reading, whole-group instruction, or homework assignments. While learning about history,
Anaconda: Informational Article, QR Code Research & Fact Sort includes an article about anacondas in two formats (two-page color photos & one-page text), QR Codes for online articles and videos about anacondas and a fact sort sheet where students can sort facts about anacondas.
I use these
5.10 Create a visual display to explain the Union’s Anaconda Plan for defeating the Confederacy and how the geography of the South formed the Eastern, Western, and Trans-Mississippi theaters of war.
This powerpoint gives a simple explanation of the Union's Anaconda Plan. It has 1 video link, a li
***Google Classroom Compatible – these Microsoft Word documents can also be saved as Google Docs and used in Google or other digital classrooms
***Google Classroom Compatible – these Microsoft PowerPoint files can also be saved as Google Slides and used in Google or other digital classrooms
This provides high-interest nonfiction text reading practice for students about anacondas. The information is written at two different reading levels, one easier (1st - early 2nd grade) and one harder (2nd - early 3rd grade). Students practice reading, highlighting where it shows the answers to the
Dans le cadre de cette activité, les élèves découvriront des informations étonnantes relativement aux adaptations dont l'hippopotame et l'anaconda ont fait preuve pour survivre.
Les élèves devront classer les adaptations présentées selon leur ordre (physique ou comportemental) et selon le besoin co
This is an activity that incorporates reading and short video segments. The activity includes guided questions that are included with the reading and video links.
This helped my students to visually see the strategies used by the Union armies in defeating the Confederate troops in the south. I hope
Are you teaching your students about Anacondas? Anacondas are so much fun to learn about. Teaching students about snakes and how to find facts about them is an important skill.
This flipbook is great for young learners and it introduces snakes and gives students the opportunity to research and find
Perfect for wrapping up your Anaconda Theme/Unit.
Inside you'll find 3 mini passages with information about Anacondas and questions that highlight important details for comprehension.
Also, this product can be found inside the Animal Test Time BUNDLE. Save a ton with buying the bundle:
This “All About" book will be a fun addition to your classroom and lessons on anacondas. This packet can be used along with books specific to the animal or it can be used on its own.
Included in this unit is a full-color poster with a colorful graphic of the animal and information on the animal suc
A cool narrative nonfiction article on the Anaconda Plan. This text integrates SS and ELA, and its questions are modeled after state reading tests. Answer key included. Text aligned with state standards. Teach 3 lessons in 1. In our texts, kids will identify and practice:
Engaging, motivating, and interesting! Use these original non fiction texts to enhance you student's skills with close reading and analytical writing. Each passage features differentiated comprehension questions and a chance for students to write about their reading. Passages are differentiated s
This passage is a freebie preview of my snakes close reading bundle found here:
This freebie includes one passage, Green Anacondas, and one set of text dependent questions aligned to
Students will use informational text and multimedia sources to learn about a rainforest animal and create informational text, digital presentations and collaborative art projects to share what they have learned. These lessons are aligned with both the CCSS and NGSS standards. Students have been ex
This 176 page packet helps tackle many of the questions surrounding close reading. It's designed specifically for primary students (grades K-2).
The packet is broken down as follows:
-What is Close Reading?
-Key Details About Close Reading
-What Is the Teacher's Job?
-How To Ask Text Dependent Qu
Dig deeply into the text for comprehension and close reading practice with these high-interest, standards-based reading passages written by a published nonfiction children’s author.
There are 60 passages, each presented at two reading levels (grades 3-4 and 4-5) for a total of 120 passages. The pa
Rainforest Animals: Informational Article, QR Code Research Page & Fact Sort is a set of 12 informational articles all about Rainforest Animals. These articles are full of interesting facts and details that students can use during reading and writing activities.
Includes an ar
Reading comprehension passages and questions (multiple choice and short response) aligned to 2nd & 3rd Grade Common Core standards RI.2.2/ RI.3.2. Encourages students to use text evidence in their answers by color coding.
Levels are included for each text! Makes differentiation and scaffoldin
This is a set of animals of the rainforest.
Images included in this set are:
anaconda, ant, gorilla, butterfly, orangutan, panda, parrot, toucan, piranha, tiger, red eyed tree frog, rainforest leaves & rainforest sign.
32 images (16 in color and the same 16 in B&W)
Images saved at 300dpi i
This 38 page Rainforest Fun! Unit includes everything you need to help your students experience rainforest animals, such as the jaguars, sloths, anacondas, toucans, and many more, while learning important literacy and math skills!
Your students will sort, match, graph, read, and write their way th
Informational Writing: Endangered Animals (Grades 1 - 3) No Prep!
Everything you need to get your students started on a beginning guided research writing project. Research Animals and Animal Habitats, while following the Guided Research Process. Use the graphic organizer templates to teach your cla
Looking for an easy way to assist students in using a digital tool like Pebble Go to do research? This comprehensive packet features 36 different animals found on the Pebble Go research database. All 36 animals have three different research templates to use. You will find a template for students
The first section of a lesson is crucial for student comprehension. It is vital to have an introduction that quickly gets the attention of the students as a launching pad for the entire lesson. The Big Bell Ringer Book is here to help with this goal! This source includes OVER 100 Bell Ringers to s
This is a collection of 13 sets of animal heads clipart.
The sets in this collection are: Arctic & Antarctic, mammals, African animals, Australian animals, Desert animals, dinosaurs, farm animals, mountain animals, pets, rainforest animals, reptiles, sea creatures, woodland animals.
TOTAL of 314
Civil War Interactive Notebook! Engaging Resource on the American Civil War!
The Civil War Interactive Notebook is included in the much larger American History Interactive Notebook Bundle, located here:
This is a complete one week unit that will cover your literacy (ELA), math, and science standards. All of the activities are integrated around a rainforest theme.
Be sure to check out the preview for a complete picture of what is included in this unit.
Included in this unit you will find:
Rainforest Animals includes writing printables for twelve different rainforest animals: macaw, sloth, red-eyed tree frog, anaconda, blue morpho butterfly, howler monkey, iguana, jaguar, katydid, leaf-cutter ant, piranha, and toucan. I also include one printable for students to choose a rainforest an
Snake Search! Around the World Project Based Learning: Research, Explore, & Slither
This project integrates elements of research, ELA, technology, design, and planning as students learn about snakes from all around the world.
There are 22 activities (1 page f
*PRIMARY NONFICTION TEXTS CLOSE READING WRITER'S WORKSHOP READING STRATEGIES RAINFOREST UNIT*
This 105 page product is what you need to implement ELA Common Core Standards in your classroom. The resources in this packet are designed to meet Common Core Standards for Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grade w
This Mega Rainforest Unit has 247 pages of Rainforest Information integrated with Common Core ELA Activities for your students to become Rainforest Experts!
Comprehension Skills and Activities:
Note taking on a 4 square
Main Idea and Details
UPDATED!! I have added my latest political cartoon activity: Join or Die to the this bundle.
Save more than 30% with this Political Cartoon Analysis Bundle of all of my Political Cartoon Analysis Activities! The ability to analyze political cartoons and other prim
UNITED STATES HISTORY WORD WALLS. If you've ever wanted your students to have a visual representation the 13 colonies, American Revolution, Civil War, Manifest Destiny, and Presidents of the United States then you're in the right place! This "Word Wall" bundle is going to make your classroom/bulle