Dinosaur Unit {Common Core Aligned} {Literacy, Science and So Much More}

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Khrys Greco
Grade Levels
PreK - 2nd
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Your students will have a roaring good time with this unit packed full of Dino-Mite Dinosaur fun! They will explore dinosaurs through a variety of engaging and educational activities.

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*Whole Group KWL Chart Materials
*2 versions of a student KWL chart
*27 Word Wall Vocabulary Cards {with pictures}
*A Dinosaur Fun Fact Graphic Organizer
*Whole Group Dinosaur {had-could-were} Chart Materials
*Student Dinosaur {had-could-were} Chart
*Paula the Paleontologist Anchor Chart Materials
{chart title}
{picture of Paula}
{14 paleontologist tool picture cards}
{A definition card for each tool}
*Paula the Paleontologist Graphic Organizer {color and B&W}
*"If the dinosaurs came back" Writing Activity
*5 Cut and Paste Dinosaur Labeling Pages
{Dinosaur Word Making Letter Cards}
{Dinosaur Word Making Recording Sheet}
{16 Ancient Addition Activity Cards}
{Ancient Addition Recording Sheet}
{Dinosaur Color-by-Sight-Word Page}
{12 DINO-WRITE Write the Room Picture Cards}
{2 Different Dino-Write Recording Sheets} {Both are included in color and B&W}
*My Dinosaur Dictionary {Cover Page} {Writing Page that includes a spot for the word, a definition, and a picture to help them remember the word}
*Mystery Egg Activity {Directions} {Student Activity Sheet}

Aligned With these Common Core Standards:

*CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.1 With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

*CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.4 With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text.

*CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.10 Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.

*CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.K.6 Speak audibly and express thoughts, feelings, and ideas clearly.

*CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.K.4a Identify new meanings for familiar words and apply them accurately (e.g., knowing duck is a bird and learning the verb to duck).

*CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.3c Read common high-frequency words by sight (e.g., the, of, to, you, she, my, is, are, do, does).

*CCSS.Math.Content.K.OA.A.1 Represent addition and subtraction with objects, fingers, mental images, drawings1, sounds (e.g., claps), acting out situations, verbal explanations, expressions, or equations.

*CCSS.Math.Content.K.OA.A.5 Fluently add and subtract within 5.

*CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.C.7 Compare two numbers between 1 and 10 presented as written numerals.

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Tags For This Item: Dinosaurs, dinosaur life, dinosaur lesson, dinosaur fun, dinosaur adventures, dinosaur activities, dinosaur activity, dinosaur centers, dinosaur math, dinosaur reading, paleontologist
Total Pages
75 pages
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