This non-fiction unit has everything you need to begin researching and teaching about dinosaurs! Start researching dinosaurs together as a class and then let students choose their own dinosaur to research. There are many ways to differentiate your research to meet the individual needs of your students or the time you have to research. Choose a full-fledged research report, just a list of facts, or an information sheet.
*Readers including realistic depictions of dinosaurs.
~Black and White Non-Fiction Reader with two copies per page.
~Full Page Color Non-Fiction Reader
~Comprehension Questions for reader
*Graphic Organizer recording sheets which also include anchor chart headers to add to your large chart paper.
~KWL (with anchor chart headers)
~Schema (with anchor chart headers)
~Could, Had, Were (with anchor chart headers)
*Herbivore and Carnivore Compare/Contrast.
~Anchor chart headers
~Full page vocabulary recording sheet
~Quarter page vocabulary recording sheet with booklet cover
*Dinosaur Research Activities
~Full Page Dinosaur information sheet on 6 dinosaurs
~"Pick Your Dinosaur" research slip
~Half Page Research Booklet
~QR code cards for each dinosaur that links to informational (and fun!) videos on each of the six dinosaurs.
~Research Planning Pages
~Research writing paper (multiple versions)
*Graphic Organizers to Use with any Dinosaur themed book. These graphic organizers can be used with any book!
~Beginning, Middle, End (2)
~First, Next, Then, Last (2)
~Who, What, When, Where, Why
~Parts of a Book
Dinosaur ELA Stations
Dinosaur Writing Station Activities