Introduce Lucy Calkins’ Writing Like a Scientist unit using this engaging leaf mini-unit. Included are a variety of activities for all learners (differentiated for english language learners too) that introduce writing like a scientist to students by using leaves found outside. Through picture support, sentence frames, and vocabulary, students will be able to write a full report on their leaf. This mini-unit can also be used as a leaf writing unit during fall!
Here’s a peek…!
*All About My Leaf activity
*Leaf Hunting activity
*My Leaf Observations planning sheet with sentence frames
*Leaf Vocabulary Chart
*My Leaf Diagram activity
*Leaf Observations using our 5 senses
*___’s Leaf Observations Writing Paper (3)
*___'s Leaf Observation Writing Paper with Sentence Frames (3)