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All About Teeth: Balanced Literacy Unit

All About Teeth:  Balanced Literacy Unit
All About Teeth:  Balanced Literacy Unit
All About Teeth:  Balanced Literacy Unit
All About Teeth:  Balanced Literacy Unit
All About Teeth:  Balanced Literacy Unit
All About Teeth:  Balanced Literacy Unit
All About Teeth:  Balanced Literacy Unit
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"All About Teeth" is filled with activities to enhance your balanced literacy program. This unit contains literature connections to these children's books: "Tooth Trouble," "Moose's Loose Tooth," "You Think It's Easy Being the Tooth Fairy?" "What If You Had Animal Teeth?" "Open Wide," and "Titus's Troublesome Tooth." In addition, the activities are aligned with ELA Common Core standards.

This 64 page PDF File includes:
-Page 2: Literature Connections
-Page 3: My Schema Organizer (Teeth)
-Page 4: "How to Brush Your Teeth" Organizer
-Page 5: Making Words (dentist)
-Page 6: Making Words (toothbrush)
-Page 7: Making Words (flossing)
-Page 8: ABC Order (dental health words)
-Page 9: Syllables (dental health words)
-Page 10: "Dentist" Tree Map (can, have, are)
-Page 11: Introduction Page ("Tooth Trouble")
-Page 12: Vocabulary Organizer (tusk)
-Page 13: Making Predictions ("Tooth Trouble")
-Page 14: Character Organizer (Wilbur)
-Page 15: Key Details/Illustrations Organizer
-Page 16: Problem & Solution Organizer
-Page 17: Character Chat (How does Wilbur change?)
-Page 18: Opinion Writing
-Page 19: Written Response to Literature
-Page 20: Persuasive Writing Organizer
-Page 21: Persuasive Writing Publishing Page
-Page 22: "Dear Wilbur" Letter Writing Page
-Page 23: Ask & Answer Questions Organizer
-Page 24: Introduction Page ("Titus's Troublesome Tooth")
-Page 25: Vocabulary Organizer (miserable)
-Page 26: Double Bubble Map (Wilbur & Titus)
-Page 27: Making Predictions ("Titus's Troublesome Tooth")
-Page 28: Key Details/Illustrations/Character's Reaction Organizer
-Page 29: Written Response to Literature (ending)
-Page 30: Written Response to Literature (fiction)
-Page 31: Text-to-Text Connections Organizer
-Page 32: Written Response to Literature (troublesome tooth)
-Page 33: Vigorous Verbs
-Page 34: Written Response to Literature (different ending)
-Page 35: Evaluating Organizer
-Page 36: Introduction Page ("Moose's Loose Tooth")
-Page 37: Vocabulary Organizer (stubborn)
-Page 38: Questioning Organizer
-Page 39: Key Details & Illustrations Organizer
-Page 40: Plot Organizer (beginning, middle, & end)
-Page 41: Character Retelling Cards
-Page 42: Introduction Page ("You Think It's Easy...Tooth Fairy?")
-Page 43: "Dear Tooth Fairy" Letter Writing Page 1
-Page 44: "Dear Tooth Fairy" Letter Writing Page 2
-Page 45: "Tooth Fairy" Character Traits Organizer
-Page 46: Opinion Writing Organizer
-Page 47: Introduction Page ("Open Wide")
-Page 48: Anchor Chart Labels (page 1); parts of a tooth
-Page 49: Anchor Chart Labels (page 2); parts of a tooth
-Page 50: 4 Tooth Groups Organizer
-Page 51: Prevent Tooth Decay Organizer
-Page 52: "Tooth-tastic" Fact
-Page 53: Introduction Page ("What If You Had Animal Teeth?")
-Page 54: "What If I Had Animal Teeth" Writing Page
-Page 55: Student Template (Animal Teeth)
-Page 56: Introduction Page (Animal Teeth Fact Cards)
-Pages 57-62: Animal Teeth Fact Cards (animals from book)
-Page 63: Synonyms for "EAT"

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