Dinosaur Activities And Unit For Kindergarten 1st Grade Writing | Theme Days

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K - 2nd
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76 pages includes lesson plans, writing templates and assessments.
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This product aligned perfectly with our Dinosaur Inquiry! Supported so many fun, hands on engaging explorations.
This was SUCH a FUN set of dinosaur activities. My first graders were engaged and very enthusiastic about every single activity. They LOVE this resource! Thank you so very much!!!!!??
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These dinosaur activities will bring the past to life with engaging, hands-on science lesson plans. K-2 students will go on a dinosaur dig, create fossils, a giant dinosaur bones skeleton craft, and research and write about dinosaurs.


Your class will love becoming paleontologists with the fun activities included in this resource. Students will have the opportunity to search for bones and other artifacts, make observations of their dinosaur eggs, research dinosaurs, and write reports. They'll build a giant dinosaur and also create a museum. This project-based learning unit will have your students engaged from start to finish!

Teachers will love the step-by-step lesson plans, time-saving no prep printable worksheets, and seeing the joy on your student's faces as they dive into the world of dinosaurs!

Included in this resource:

  • Pre & PostAssessments
  • Self Assessment
  • KWL anchor charts (Color and B&W)
  • Graphic Organizers - (Color and B&W)
  • Informational Writing Template Anchor Chart
  • Informational Writing Templates - 3 levels with built in rubrics for easy grading
  • Additional Writing Templates
  • Worksheet - Dinosaurs - Fact Or Opinion
  • Worksheet - Paleontologist Vocabulary
  • Worksheet - Dino Dig Match Up
  • Worksheet - Dinosaurs
  • Anchor Chart - What Would You Find In A Dinosaur Museum?
  • Dinosaur research worksheet
  • Dinosaur Observation flipbook
  • Worksheet - Label A Dinosaur Dig
  • Vocabulary Picture Cards
  • Mini Book - Dinosaurs
  • Dino Dig Excavation Log
  • Dino Dig graph
  • Dinosaur Egg Observations
  • Giant Dinosaur patterns


Ideas For Use:

  • Project-based learning activities
  • Animal habitat activities
  • Dinosaur unit
  • Informational writing activities
  • Teaching students how to research and write about a topic
  • Teaching students about different jobs and professions


What people are saying about this resource:

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "My students and I loved this resource, I used it during the summer for our summer rising program. It was super engaging my students loved it. Very simple to follow, and provides all the information for the materials that are needed. I mean this activity blew it out of the park! Thank you for making our summer fun, engaging, and motivating! I loved these activities!"

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "This was SUCH a FUN set of dinosaur activities. My first graders were engaged and very enthusiastic about every single activity. They LOVE this resource! Thank you so very much!!"

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "This is so much fun!!! Students were engaged and on task the whole time. I loved that this includes cross-curricular activities. Highly recommended!"

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "This was SUCH a FUN project! My kids were so happy while we did these activities and it made me happy to see their smiles! They were engaged and very enthusiastic about everything. Love this resource! Thank you so much!"



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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Describe measurable attributes of objects, such as length or weight. Describe several measurable attributes of a single object.
Directly compare two objects with a measurable attribute in common, to see which object has “more of”/“less of” the attribute, and describe the difference. For example, directly compare the heights of two children and describe one child as taller/shorter.
Classify objects into given categories; count the numbers of objects in each category and sort the categories by count.
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.
With guidance and support from adults, respond to questions and suggestions from peers and add details to strengthen writing as needed.


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