Studying animals? Specifically amphibians, reptiles, birds, fish and mammals? Add this literacy center resource to enhance your animal unit!!! This unit is perfect to use with the Journeys 1st grade reading series, and follows along with Unit 3 Lesson 15, Animal Groups. Although it can also be used as a supplement for any animal unit. This unit includes a total of 4 literacy center activities, along with 5 writing prompts and 1 listening center response page. Each center is Common Core aligned, and offers differentiated response pages to meet the needs of all of your learners!!
The skills that are covered in this pack are: High Frequency Word practice (bird, eyes, both, fly, long, those, or, walk), spelling and reading long i words, making sentences with forms of the verb be (is, are, was, were), reading and sorting ghost letter digraphs (wr, gn, mb, kn), writing sentences, comparing and contrasting with a venn diagram, and informative writing.
Each center also comes with an "I can" reference page. This saves a TON of time answering questions about directions!! Simply print the cards and place at each center for a quick review of the directions!