This product includes Smart Board lessons adapted to follow 5th grade Expeditionary Learning Module 2a Unit 1 Lesson 1-10. This unit teaches students about the unique creatures that live in rainforests, through close reading strategies. Note: These lessons are modified versions of the Expeditionary Lessons. Some activities are changed and/or shortened. Learning Targets are included. All 44 slides will provided you with a good basis for Unit 1. Simply and easy for both students and teachers to follow!