Elephants {Informational Text, Story & Poem}

Elephants {Informational Text, Story & Poem}
Elephants {Informational Text, Story & Poem}
Elephants {Informational Text, Story & Poem}
Elephants {Informational Text, Story & Poem}
Elephants {Informational Text, Story & Poem}
Elephants {Informational Text, Story & Poem}
Elephants {Informational Text, Story & Poem}
Elephants {Informational Text, Story & Poem}
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12 MB|65 pages
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Three Types of Text: Year Long BUNDLE

Second and third grade teachers this Elephants reading has 3 types of text! One product with Informational Text, a Fictional Story, and a Non-Fiction Poem. The story and the poem are original works that I've written especially for this product. I've provided two ways to interact with the informational text: Magazine Style with two columns per page and Full page which can be used for close reading and annotating.

Each literature type has 4-7 printables that are Common Core aligned and cover many of the ELA standards within the 3 major clusters: Key Ideas and Details, Craft and Structure, and Integration of Knowledge and Ideas.

The text focuses on two specific Elephant topics.

Elephants' Trunks
•Eating and Drinking

One Big Happy Family
•Our Herd
•Mommy and Me

An Informational Sheet
is included as well. Where students learn about the types of elephants, why they have wrinkles, what they do when they are hot and common neighbors in Africa.

The following skills are practice with the printables:
Comprehension/Purpose of the Text
Main Idea and Details
Author's Craft
Author’s Message
Character Point of View
Story Structure
Fact or Fiction
Changing False Statements into True Statements

There are Teacher Mini-Lessons on:
•Activating Prior Knowledge
•Vocabulary Suggestions
•Writing a Poem
•Story Structure
•Main Idea and Details

The story and poem are both originals that I've written. I enjoyed writing these two fun and interesting pieces that I know 2nd and 3rd grade students will enjoy! Fun, relevant and educational…what more could you ask for!

You can use these in small student-led cooperative groups, whole class, small instructional groups, at a literacy center and so much more!

I've also included a blank mini-book that students can create to share their learning about elephants.

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You might also be interested in other animals topics such as:

Polar Bears

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65 pages
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  1. This bundle is a collection of 10 units about different animals each with 3 Types of Text: Informational Text, a Story and a Poem for the whole year. The animals included in this bundle are: → Bats → Turkeys → Reindeer → Polar Bears → Seals → Lions �� Butterflies → Bees → Sharks → Elephants Every
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