A kit that gives you everything you need for engaging and meaningful literacy instruction. The Incredible Hummingbirds! Literacy Kit includes seven learning activities about a high-interest topic your readers will love while meeting over 23 Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts. This kit provides UP TO 8 DAYS OF LITERACY ACTIVITIES!
Here's what's inside:
1. "Incredible Hummingbirds!", an original non-fiction guided reading book. Lots of crisp, beautiful photos, illustrations, and glossary. Approximately 1,000 words, Reading A to Z approximate level N-O.
2. "Incredible Hummingbirds!" Mini Book. Students create their very own hummingbird books when they summarize important main ideas and illustrate.
3. Two Comprehension Quizzes: one for full-sentence answers, the other with fill-in-the-blank and multiple choice modifications.
4. Diary of a Hummingbird Narrative Essay: Students use factual information from their guided reading to write from the point of view of a hummingbird! The kit includes a checklist and guide for students as well as a rubric and scoring sheet for teachers.
5. Discussion Prompts: 8 open-ended questions for readers to increase comprehension as they read "Incredible Hummingbirds!"
6. Comparative and Superlative Adjectives Practice: 14 fill-in-the-blank sentences with helpful guide and examples.
7. Hummingbird Pyramid Poem: Students sharpen their understanding of parts of speech while having fun writing an original poem.
8. Complete, clear lesson plans for up to 8 DAYS OF LITERACY ACTIVITIES
9. An included Common Core State Standards list shows you each of the 23 ELA standards you're meeting when you invite the Incredible Hummingbirds Literacy Kit into your classroom. (The activities in this kit meet numerous additional standards, particularly in "Reading: Foundational Skills". However, these additional standards are too numerous to list!)
Be sure to download the EXTENSIVE PREVIEW for a glimpse of some of the activities in this kit, including a complete list of the Common Core Standards it meets, as well as a sample 8-day lesson schedule.
There's no prep, just print and teach!
Engage your readers with exciting material. Enjoy the peace of mind of knowing that you're meeting important Common Core Standards. Love the time you'll save on prep.
P.S. "Incredible Hummingbirds!" guided reading book, comprehension quizzes, and mini book are also a part of my time-saving collection of bundled lesson plans, "Plan in a Can!"
3rd Grade Common Core Literacy Kit: Incredible Hummingbirds!
by Eve Perlman
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