BIOMES: NORTH POLE-SOUTH POLE BUNDLE SET

BIOMES: NORTH POLE-SOUTH POLE BUNDLE SET
BIOMES: NORTH POLE-SOUTH POLE BUNDLE SET
BIOMES: NORTH POLE-SOUTH POLE BUNDLE SET
BIOMES: NORTH POLE-SOUTH POLE BUNDLE SET
BIOMES: NORTH POLE-SOUTH POLE BUNDLE SET
BIOMES: NORTH POLE-SOUTH POLE BUNDLE SET
BIOMES: NORTH POLE-SOUTH POLE BUNDLE SET
BIOMES: NORTH POLE-SOUTH POLE BUNDLE SET
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  1. Tap into critical thinking skills as students compare and contrast the polar regions with North Pole-South Pole. This 12-page book highlights the location, geography, explorers, indigenous people, animal and plant life, and natural resources of the Arctic and Antarctic Circles and also includes two
  2. Highlight the unique characteristics of the polar regions with the North Pole-South Pole Activity Pack. This engaging fun pack includes four cross-curricular activities, 12 sets of three-part matching cards, and a colorful 11 x 17 inch poster. Cross-Curricular Activities Included:Mapping Antarctica
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Compare and contrast the similarities of and differences between the polar regions with the Exploring the Polar Regions Bundle. This engaging fun pack includes and introductory book, four cross-curricular activities, 12 sets of three-part matching cards, and a colorful 11 x 17 inch poster.

Book and Poster Resources:

  • North Pole-South Pole is an introductory book that taps into critical thinking skills as students compare and contrast characteristics—including location, geography, explorers, indigenous people, animal and plant life, and natural resources—of the two polar regions.
  • North Pole-South Pole Poster includes 8 colorful pictures—4 for the Arctic and 4 for the Antarctic—of polar symbols.

Cross-Curricular Activities Included:

  • Mapping Antarctica challenges students to use a map key, scale, and compass rose to complete a map of Anorectic's major landforms and research stations.
  • Polar Search and Sort includes two word search puzzles—one for Arctic animals and one for Antarctic animals—and includes a follow-up sorting activity.
  • Whale Watch uses a fill-in-the-blank format to introduce children to three types of baleen whales—the blue whale, Arctic bowhead, and humpback.
  • What Am I? Photo Matching Cards are perfect for a variety of sorting and matching games and feature 12 polar animals with three-part matching cards that include a name card, photo card, and description.
  • Where Do Penguins Live? is an engaging cut-and-glue activity that highlights the four continents where penguins are found.

Polar Regions Vocabulary Words:

Adelie penguin, albatross, Antarctic, Arctic, caribou, circumpolar, Emperor penguin, ice shelf, krill, leopard seal, narwhal, Northern Lights, puffin, Southern Cross (constellation), tundra

Additional Vocabulary Words:

baleen, crustacean, fluke, keratin, marine mammal, migration, predator, spiral, wingspan

Targeted Skills:

  • Identifying similarities of and differences between polar regions
  • Identifying native plants and animals of polar regions
  • Identifying indigenous people of the Arctic Circle
  • Locating major lines of latitude on a map
  • Using a map to identify the continents and oceans of the polar regions
  • Using a map key, compass rose, and scale to complete a map
  • Identifying major landforms and research stations of Antarctica
  • Sorting animals by North or South Pole habitat
  • Identifying characteristics of whales
  • Identifying four continents where penguins are found
  • Using context clues to complete sentences
  • Matching descriptions with pictures
  • Following written directions
  • Building content area literacy in science and geography
  • Critical thinking skills of comparing and contrasting
  • Reading fluency and comprehension

Sample Pages: Please see the preview for sample pages from the book and activity pack.

Technical Info: The resources are in PDF format, illustrated with original, high-resolution images, and combined into a single zip file.

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Biomes of the World: TUNDRA

Teaching with TOOBS®: Antarctica

Teaching with TOOBS®: Arctic Animals

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Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 2–3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).
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