Apples and Pumpkins Literacy Unit for Second and Third Graders

Apples and Pumpkins Literacy Unit for Second and Third Graders
Apples and Pumpkins Literacy Unit for Second and Third Graders
Apples and Pumpkins Literacy Unit for Second and Third Graders
Apples and Pumpkins Literacy Unit for Second and Third Graders
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2nd, 3rd
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This literacy unit, created for my class of third graders, includes ten daily lessons that primarily cover the skills of sequencing, main idea, fiction vs. Non-fiction, and compare/contrast. Of course, other skills are embedded into the lessons, and the centers review a variety of new and former skills! This resource spans at least 10 days, though you may stretch it longer, as there are many activities provided. This unit includes:

•Themed Bookmarks

•Book List of Fiction/Non-fiction Texts used in lessons (However, most lessons will work if you choose to use other books, as long as they stay on topic.)

•Pretest and post-test

•8 Daily exit tickets

•5 Daily Lesson Plans for Apples and 5 Daily Lesson Plans for Pumpkins

•Activities for apple plans, including Main Idea/Detail Apple Tree, Johnny Apple Seed Non-fiction/Fiction Venn Diagram and story, Apple Tree Sequence, Making Apple Pie Sequence, Johnny Appleseed Sequence Activity, Apple Fact Web, Apple Writing Paper & Check-list, Fiction/Non-Fiction Title/Summary Cards for Sorting, and MORE!

•Activities for pumpkin plans, including jack-0-lantern main idea/detail craft, How to Bake a Pumpkin Pie Sequence Activity, How a Pumpkin Grows Sequence Activity, Pumpkin Fact Web, Pumpkin Writing Paper, Fiction/Non-Fiction Venn, and MORE!

•Five themed non-fiction articles, including a timeline and a flier, that cover a range of reading skills and great for test prep

•Themed Literacy Centers to review prior skills :
- Apple-icious Adjectives Match-up & Recording Sheet
- Apple Antonym Puzzles & Recording Sheet
-Pumpkin Synonym Puzzles & Recording Sheet
-"Going Nuts for Parts of Speech" Squirrel Gathering Folder Game & Recording Sheet
-Main Idea/Detail Sort and/or cut/paste
-Non-fiction/Fiction sort

The "official" Table of Contents is:
Table of Contents
Beginning of Unit Motivation Bookmarks...3

Pre-Test...............................................4-7

Book-List..............................................8-9

Day 1 Lesson & Activities...................10-14
Day 2 Lesson & Activities..................15-20
Day 3 Lesson & Activities..................21-31
Day 4 Lesson & Activities.................32-42
Day 5 Lesson & Activities.................43-50
Day 6 Lesson & Activities.................51-55
Day 7 Lesson & Activities.................56-63
Day 8 Lesson & Activities.................64-73
Day 9 Lesson & Activities.................74-79
Day 10 Lesson & Activities................80-82

Post-Test..........................................83-85

Non-fiction Articles..........................87-95

Literacy Centers..............................96-132

I hope that you will enjoy this engaging unit and find the resources to be helpful timesavers! Thank you for visiting my store! :D
Total Pages
134
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks

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Apples and Pumpkins Literacy Unit for Second and Third Graders
Apples and Pumpkins Literacy Unit for Second and Third Graders
Apples and Pumpkins Literacy Unit for Second and Third Graders
Apples and Pumpkins Literacy Unit for Second and Third Graders