All About Reindeer

Grade Levels
1st - 2nd
Standards
Formats Included
  • Zip
Pages
40+ pages for each PDF, PowerPoint, and Notebook
$6.00
$6.00
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Description

This All About Reindeer informational student book is a great way to teach students about non-fiction book text features. Teacher and students will work on this book together as a way to learn how to write an All About Book. The 12 lessons give teacher specific support and materials to guide all of the lessons step by step. All lessons include a PDF, PowerPoint, and Smart Notebook version.

Each lesson includes a Connection (teaching children why you are learning what you are learning), Mini-Lesson, Student Engagement, and Sharing.

Lessons included in these plans:

Lesson 1: Fiction vs. Non-Fiction

  • Students learn and discuss the difference between fiction and non-fiction.

Lesson 2: Gathering Facts Day 1

  • Students learn where to search for facts including reading books, videos, and searching the internet. While doing this, they will start to learn about Reindeer.

Lesson 3: Gathering Facts Day 2

  • Students play a game where they will have to answer questions about Reindeer.

Lesson 4: Reindeer Bodies

  • Teachers and students brainstorm what they have learned about Reindeer Bodies. They will write about what they have learned (guided), write a heading, and come up with a bold word for their glossary.

Lesson 5: Reindeer Babies

  • Teachers and students brainstorm what they have learned about Reindeer Babies. They will write about what they have learned (guided), write a heading, and come up with a bold word for their glossary.

Lesson 6: Reindeer Life

  • Teachers and students brainstorm what they have learned about Reindeer Life. They will write about what they have learned (guided), write a heading, and come up with a bold word for their glossary.

Lesson 7: Diagram of a Reindeer

  • Students will label a diagram of a reindeer for their book.

Lesson 8: Making a Glossary

  • Students will learn how to make a glossary using their bold words in their book.

Lesson 9: About the Author

  • Students will make an About the Author page where they will tell about themselves and draw a picture of themselves.

Lesson 10: Table of Contents

  • Students will learn how to make a Table of Contents page and add the headings and page numbers of their book.

Lesson 11: Front Cover

  • Students will choose a front cover photograph (4 included) to put on the front of their book.

Lesson 12: Writing Celebration

  • Students will celebrate their writing by sharing with another class, parents, etc.

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Total Pages
40+ pages for each PDF, PowerPoint, and Notebook
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., explore a number of “how-to” books on a given topic and use them to write a sequence of instructions).
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., read a number of books on a single topic to produce a report; record science observations).

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