This reading and writing unit for grades K-2 let's students dig into two different texts, compare and contrast animals and books, and express their opinions about something they are familiar with: dogs and cats!
This unit uses the following two book which are readily available from Scholastic Book
This opinion writing craft is a fun way to have students come up with reasons and supporting details about whether dogs or cats are better animals and why. This is common core aligned, and pairs great with the book Dog vs. Cat by Chris Gall. However, owning this book is by no means necessary for usi
Are you looking for a fun and engaging writing project to do with your students as you teach opinion writing? Then this resource is perfect for you! With this writing activity, students brainstorm what makes cats and dogs good pets, then draft and publish an opinion paragraph. Their final draft com
Have a blast telling time with this fast paced engaging team game for interactive whiteboards (Smart Board, Promethean, Mimio), tablets and computers. Students face off to see who can answer the question first. The team with the most points when time runs out wins! Your students will love the cute c
Persuasive Writing: Chocolate or vanilla? Hot dog or hamburger? Cat or dog? On some matters in life, every kid must take a stance. Cats versus dogs has been a longtime hotly debated issue at recesses and lunch tables worldwide. Which one is smarter? Which one is cleaner? Which one is the ideal pet?
Dog vs. Cat Opinion Writing Unit CCSS Aligned 3rd Grade
This unit includes everything you need to teach how to write opinion writing in 2 weeks.
You will get lesson plans, anchor charts, worksheets, and more!
Check out the preview for a lot of what is included!
Engage students in persuasive writing at home (or in the classroom) with this engaging Google Slides writing project. Students will decide whether they like dogs or cats more, and argue their case for a reader. A fun read aloud to accompany this lesson is Dog vs Cat by Chris Gall, however it is NOT
All kids love pets! This is a fun and engaging way to practice opinion writing!
Students choose whether they like cats or dogs better as pets, then brainstorm reasons why, plan their writing, and WRITE! A five star rubric is included for your grading purposes or as a poster for student use.
Read both articles. * Form an opinion: Do you think cats or dogs would make better pets?*Write a multi-paragraph essay stating your opinion and use reasons from the texts to support your opinion.*Type your essay in Google docs and share it with your teacher. Title the essay: Dogs vs. Cats
This opinion writing topic is sure to stimulate lots of class discussion. Would your students rather have a cat or a dog for a pet? My current fourth graders seem to debate this topic every day! Yesterday they were arguing about it while they were packing up to go home! Sure to be a lively discussio
The following is a 7 page script with 3 characters.
*Each Character comes with an original script (non-highlighted) and a highlighted copy.
*Character Labels (for file folder set up)
*Story Title Labels (for file folder set up)
*It is a silly little original script where Dog and cat d
Teach opinion and persuasive writing with this essay pack! Students decide whether cats or dogs are the superior species and write a 5 paragraph essay stating and supporting their reasons. Included are organizers and final draft papers.
With this comprehension guide, students can read and answer questions for the National Geographic KIDS leveled book Cats vs. Dogs. This lesson will work perfectly for small group instruction, partner work, and independent practice. Questions are designed specifically to help prepare for the Florida
In this packet, you will find everything you need to complete an interactive read aloud of the book, Dog Vs. Cat by Chris Gall. Students will build background knowledge and vocabulary with before reading activities. Questioning and discussion prompts are included for use during the reading of the st
Cats vs Dogs is a Level 3 Text in the National Geographic Kids book series. This book companion contains graphic organizers, vocabulary cards, and several comprehension activities. When you download this .zip file, you will find three resources:Original File - this is a printable packet for students
FIRST GRADE Interactive Read Alouds allow us to teach a broad range of reading standards. You will find that the read aloud will cover several standards but will focus a more strongly on a specific one each week. This unit focuses on comparing and contrasting the adventures and experiences of chara
Students will use the sentence strips to retell the story Dog vs. Cat by Chris Gall and put the events in order. You can use this as a center activity, partner work, or for an individual activity. There are 12 cards to order. There is lots of reading involved!! :) My kids loved this activity!
This includes a planning page and 2 different writing templates for students writing. On planning page it asks students which makes a better pet cats vs. dogs. It then asks students to list 3 reasons why in their opinion that makes a better pet.
Your students will enjoy this craft. Talk to them about cats and dogs. Ask them togive their opinions on both. Do they have a favorite? They could write why they prefer one over the other. Attach their craft to writing. You could title your bulletin board, "Cats Vs. Dogs?"All templates include
These adorable animated vocal explorations feature cuddly puppy dogs and kitty cats as the paw-print drifts along different pathways to help warm up your young singers' voices. There are 2 versions of these slides; 1 set has pre-set animated slides that are activated with the click of the computer m
Time for you and your students to decide: Does a cat or dog make the best pet? Using two different resources (provided) students will have to decided which makes the best pet and why. To start off students will vote for their favorite and you can create a class graph of the results. Then using th
In this product you will learn the history of the election. After you have done that you will be able to have an election with your class with "The Cat Party" vs "The Dog Party". The whole voting process is in this lesson: the students will register to vote, they will then vote in the primary ele
Reviewing subtraction of two-digit numbers without regrouping will be a breeze with this exciting Jeopardy Style PowerPoint game. Your students will love the element of competition, the engaging animations and the unexpected sounds included in this game!This game is played as a PowerPoint presentati