Fall Activities: All About Bats Literacy Unit for Grades 3-4

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Your students will love this Batty Activity Pack! Learning about bats has never been so much fun! This unit has four reading passages with real-life photos, three scavenger hunt organizers, lots of activities, vocabulary posters, a fictional story titled "The Uninvited Guest" and so much more!

Bats are amazing little creatures that are very helpful to people! Bats are mammals just like us! But the one thing that makes bats special from all other mammals is that they can fly! Students will love learning all about bats with these high-interest informational articles, creative charcter bats, and fictional bat story.

Students will learn all about bats including:
*What bats eat (Diet)
*Lifespan of bats
*Echolocation ability of a bat
*Bat hibernation
*Myths about bats
*Ways bats help people
*Ways people can help bats

This packet includes many interactive activities for students including:
*An Uninvited Guest---fictional bat story for reading groups
*Vocabulary Posters
*Vocabulary Flip Flaps for Interactive Notebooks
*Author’s Purpose
*Cause/Effect
*Four Informational Articles all about bats
*Scavenger Hunt Organizers (3)
*Bats Mini-Booklet with steps of the bat life cycle
**Plus a 5-page bat flip book

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There are 3 main activities:
Reading:
Introduce the unit with the 3 fun and factual bats: Buddy Boo, Berry Boo, and Bitty Boo. Next, read the “An Uninvited Guest” story and answer the questions to pique their interest and build background knowledge. These are perfect for guided reading groups with two sets of skill-based questions. This is also a great discussion starter for real life situations. There’s also a writing prompt for students to write their own “Uninvited Guest” story. Bonus: A cause and effect activity, author’s purpose, a Venn to compare and contrast bats and you.

Have students read the informational articles and complete the Batty for Bats Scavenger Hunt Organizers (3). These are great for centers too.

Vocabulary:
Introduce the 6 vocabulary words with the real-life photo posters included. You could post these posters around the classroom and have students travel around to match up and define the words in their flip flaps or use as a center activity. In addition, the vocabulary flip flaps are a great hands-on activity that works well in their interactive notebooks.

Activities:
There are several interactive activities included in this pack where students will answer questions, color, cut, and create. The Bats Mini-Booklet has the steps of the life cycle for students to put in order. Newly added is a 5 page Bats Flip Book. Once completed it can be used as a stand alone mini booklet or glued inside their interactive notebooks.

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Fall Activities: All About Bats Literacy Unit for Grades 3-4
Fall Activities: All About Bats Literacy Unit for Grades 3-4
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