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This FALL season resource has 170 pages full of science and non-fiction ELA activities to teach all about autumn. This pack has everything you need to teach about fall (lesson suggestions, printables, activities, anchor charts, headings for charts, templates, sorts, & much more!).
Materials are provided to teach a labeled diagram of a pumpkin, apple, and leaf, research and write a report about fall, the life cycle of a pumpkin, compare and contrast fall and spring, leaf can/have/are, fact posters and question sheets, fall science experiments, and more!
The activities align to the Common Core standards for Reading Informational Texts and Writing and the Next Generation Science Standards.
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*Full Listings of the COMMON CORE STANDARDS covered in the unit
*Table of Contents
* KWL (KNOW WONDER LEARN) & SCHEMA- Sheets & Headers for charts
*ASKING QUESTIONS before, during, and after reading and learning about fall. Blank template provided for students to record their questions.
* VOCABULARY POSTERS
*THEME WORD activity where students must define words using a glossary and illustrate the meaning.
*6FACT POSTERS provide the teacher and students with information on the season of fall, the changes in fall, animals in fall, harvest in fall, weather in fall, and celebrations in fall. For every poster, there is a question sheet.
*SORTING FACTS activity where students must cut and paste facts into the correct category (weather, changes, animals, etc.)
*2 Leaf ARE, CAN, HAVE sheets & sorting facts about leaves activity.
*Fall FACT FINDING sheet is provided. Have students read and record the main facts from the fact posters.
*The Changes in Fall MINI BOOK. Fill in the blanks with facts about the changes in fall. Answer key provided.
*LABELED DIAGRAM of a LEAF, APPLE, & PUMPKIN activities & posters
1) 2 Anchor Charts each (1 with real image & 1 with illustration)
2) Posters & Heading to make class anchor charts
3) Cut & paste the labels/name the parts
*LIFE CYCLE of a Pumpkin activities and posters provided!
1) Anchor chart
2) Posters & headings to make class anchor charts
3) Mini book to write about the life cycle
4) Story book to fill in and draw pictures
5) Cut & paste labels around the life cycle
*COMPARE & CONTRAST with Venn Diagrams. Compare fall and spring and sort facts about each into the correct part of the diagram. One extra sheet provided to compare fall to any season.
*3 PHOTO ANALYSISactivities with 3 real photographs of fall. Activity where students examine the photographs and make connections, ask questions, and infer meaning.
*3 Fall SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS. Teacher instruction page provided with background information, materials, and steps. Student pages for each experiment provided.
*Fall OBSERVATION JOURNALwhere students act as meteorologist and record the weather they observe in fall and record those observations.
*RESEARCH TEMPLATE for students to record notes that they locate while reading the fact sheets or elsewhere. Organized into headings (changes, animals, weather, etc.)
*REPORT BOOKLET & WRITING PAPER are provided as a follow up to the research project. Students can put their notes into paragraph form and make a non-fiction book. Many page options included.
Look at the PREVIEW for an overview of the activities and materials provided in this pack.
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