All About Bears A Nonfiction Informational Text Unit & Research Report

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Winter is the perfect time of year to learn all about bears. This nonfiction unit is filled with activities to teach your students all about brown bears and work on the reading informational text standards. This unit includes a mini reader that will teach them all about bears with a matching colorful book with real photos. This real book can be projected via the digital google link, downloaded as a powerpoint or shared as a pdf. You could even print it and put it in your classroom library. There are so many fun comprehension activities to complete after you read the story. You could do the included bear research project, make a bear craft, or complete the word work and writing activities. There are loads of goodies in this resource to become squirrel experts.
Colorful Posters:

  • Schema, New Learning, Misconceptions
  • Can, Have, Are
  • K, W, L
  • 8 vocabulary cards with real photos-4 per page
  • Text Feature Posters
  • Glossary Sort
  • Heading/Table of Contents Sort

Comprehension Activities:

  • My Schema
  • 12-page mini reader copy 2 per page with table of contents, glossary, headings, and bold-faced words.
  • Learned/Questions I still have
  • Nonfiction text features hunt
  • Digging for Details
  • Fact and Details 2 pages
  • Clarify Meaning
  • Headings
  • Table of Contents
  • Glossary
  • Caption
  • Label
  • Text Connections
  • 2 Facts I learned 2 pages
  • Wondered/Learned
  • Adaptations

Word Work:

  • ABC Order
  • Word Search
  • Making Words
  • Syllables
  • Punctuation
  • Survey
  • Fact vs. Opinion

Writing:

  • Fill in the blank 2 pages
  • Can, have, are
  • Opinion prewriting and writing
  • Informative prewriting and writing
  • 3 Facts I learned

Bear Report:

  • Table of Contents
  • Animal Group
  • Habitat
  • Babies
  • Food
  • Label 3 options
  • Fun Facts
  • Photo Album
  • About the Author

Bear Craft
Letters that spell "bear cute" 4 per page 2 options and a poster that says reindeer

Colorful Informative book in Google or download as PPTT to share with class. It matches the mini book but includes real photos.

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96 pages
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
Ask and answer questions to help determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases in a text.
Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.

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