This fun unit focuses on owls, while helping students hone skills like context clues, close reading, classification, summarizing, comparing/contrasting, and academic vocabulary. Students will come away with a new fascination with owls and a better understanding of these important skills. To make life easier for teacher, this packet is aligned with Common Core and WIDA ELD standards.
Included in this packet:
Informational texts (2):
-Owl Fact Sheet
-True Owls and Barn Owls
Magic Square Vocabulary Activities (2)
Semantic Feature Analysis Activity:
-Semantic Feature Analysis Chart
-6 owl information cards (with QR codes to owl sounds)
These activities were originally developed for use with 3rd grade ESOL students, but can be highly effective in grades 3-5 and beyond for lower level students.
Any claims of alignment to CCSS or WIDA are solely those of Tools for Teachers by Laurah J. and have not been evaluated by the NGA or WIDA.