Are you hatching ducklings in your classroom? This is an exciting time for you and your students! This bundle of cross-curricular activities will support your life science unit! Here is what is included:
* BOOK LISTS- Suggested book list with fiction and nonfiction books about ducks. Accelerated Reader levels are included.
A class plot graph for predicting how many eggs will hatch
-A narrative writing prompt- "Pretend you are a duckling who is about to hatch out of your egg. A graphic organizer and cute duckling lined paper are included.
-A friendly letter- Students will write a friendly letter saying good-bye to their feathered
friends at the end of your unit.
* LANGUAGE ARTS-
-Duck vocabulary and ABC order practice page
-Egg vocabulary and ABC order practice page
-Embryology and candling- explanation of what candling is, how to do it, and how to track the development of your ducklings right before your very eyes! Observation tracking charts are included so that students can make notes and predictions about which eggs they think will hatch, based on their observations.
-Life Cycle of a Duck- a cut and paste activity
Are you hatching chicks instead of ducklings? I've also made this bundle for chicks. Check it out here:
Chick Hatching Activities- Chicken Life Cycle, Candling, Writing, Graphing, More
These activities will be highly engaging and fun for all involved! Please provide feedback on this product once you've had a chance to explore it. Please follow me so you will get updates with my newest products! Thank you so much!