Apple Unit

Miss DeCarbo
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This jam-packed apple unit contains everything you need for fall fun with your students! This unit is filled with literacy and math activities, word work activities, hands-on experiences, and science experiments that will have your students engaged and excited about learning!

Make homemade applesauce with your students and write "how-to" pieces, formulate and write an opinion, taste test apple flavors and graph, analyze data, work through the scientific process, study fractions, short vowel words, word families, and much, much more! This will easily take up 2-3 weeks of learning with your kiddos. Kid tested - Teacher Approved!

Please download the preview document to see everything that is included in this pack. :)

In this unit you will receive:

p. 6 Apple Book List Recommendations
p. 7 Let’s Learn About Apples! (K-W-L Chart)
p. 8 What Can We Make With Apples? Bubble Map
pp. 9-10 Apple Tasting: Teacher Instructions & Student Recording Sheet
p. 11 My Favorite Flavor Writing Activity (Opinion Writing)
pp. 12-15 Taste Graph: Instructions, Student Cut-Out & Student Graph
p. 16 Let’s Label An Apple!
p. 17 Apple Word Search
p. 18 Apple Shape Poem
p. 19 Apple Sing-A-Long
p. 20-22 Your Apple Has a Secret! (Apple “Star” Activity & Writing Prompt)
p. 23 ABC Apples! (Alphabetical Order)
p. 24 Apple Adjectives
pp. 25-30 Apple Word Builders
pp. 31-32 Pre-assessment writing “how-to” How to Make Applesauce
pp. 33-34 Teacher Recipe & Management Activity Ideas
p. 35 Let’s Write a Recipe! (shortened recipe version)
pp. 36 Picture Cards
p. 37 Final Copy Writing Page with Pictures Only (beginner)
pp. 38-49 Final Copy Writing Page with Pictures & Lines Booklet
p. 40 Final Copy Writing Page with Writing Lines Only (advanced)
p. 41 Applesauce Reflection Page
2 Apple File Folder Games!
pp 42-45 Rhyming Apples – short vowel words
pp. 46-48 Wormy Word Families: an, en, un
p. 49 Apple Fraction Math
p. 50 Seed Predicting! (Predict How Many Seeds are in the Apple!)
p. 51 Apple Hoppin’ (Add & Subtract with a Number Line)
p. 52 Apples Addition
p. 53 Subtraction Seeds
p. 54 Apple Mystery! (Identify & Color Numbers on a Hundreds Chart)
2 Math File Folder Games!
p. 55-57 A-Peeling Place Value
p. 58-60 Apple Pie a la Fractions
p. 61 What Does An Apple Tree Need to Grow? (Basic Needs Activity)
p. 62 My Apple Senses
Science Experiment: Apple vs. Potato – Which one floats?
p. 63 Teacher Instruction Page
pp. 64-65 Student Lab Report Printable
Science Experiment: Save the Apple! Why Does It Turn Brown?
p. 66 Teacher Instruction Page
pp. 67 Student Lab Report Printable
Thank You & Credits Page - Page 68

This unit is common core-correlated for first graders. However, I've used a great deal of these activities with my second graders at the beginning of the year. This would also be a great unit for struggling third graders or intervention specialists to use with their students! Apples are an easy, healthy, yummy snack that kids love. Now, you can turn this snack into a fun and exciting integrating learning experience for your students!

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Happy Learning!
Christina DeCarbo
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