Bats is a literacy unit full of "batty" fun! It revolves around an original story, This Old Bat, which is an original, counting story written with the cadence of the song This Old Man, so the story can be sung to the same tune. Also included are 2 student books. The blackline version of This Old Bat is designed so that the students can count, trace, draw and color. The book, Bats, is an easy reader. There are lots of counting and rhyming activities built into this unit. You will also find word family work based on the rhyming words in the books and in the rhyme, Bat, Bat, which is an old nursery rhyme. Also included are creative writing, graphing, observation and comprehension activities. You also get a simple little bat craft and snack idea. Bats are so fascinating! With 64 pages of bat fun, I know your students will go batty for this literacy unit!