This desert unit comes with printable student books (facts, note taking pages, common core response questions), printable teacher notes, and follow-up student writing papers (rough draft and final copy)!
It’s everything you need to teach about the desert while meeting common core standards. Please see the list below and our preview for more information!
Desert Unit Includes:
Student Book Cover
Student Book (habitat, plants, plant diagram, animals, animal diagram, table of contents)
Student Note taking pages (plant and animal adaptations)
Comprehension Questions (student page and answers)
Venn Diagram (comparing two habitats or texts)
Writing Rough Draft
Writing Final Draft (option 1)
Writing Final Draft (option 2 - bulletin board project)
Desert Reading Response sheet (2 pages)
Sentence Activity (punctuation worksheet)
What I Know About The Desert
Desert Living and Non-Living
For additional resources checkout our Adaptation Unit
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Related Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.1 Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.5 Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.5 Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1.2 Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1.8 With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.2 Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.5 With guidance and support from adults and peers, focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.7 Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., read a number of books on a single topic to produce a report; record science observations).
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