This bundle of penguin life cycle and research companion is complemented with a set of penguin story activities. The two resources work nicely together to complete a paired text thematic study of penguins! Use any informational or story books you have about penguins, then use the included materials to share what students have learned!
Penguin Life Cycle Activities and Research Companion
Learn about penguins this winter with any book or video in your classroom! Then use these low prep companion materials to research, write, and learn about the penguin life cycle! Vocabulary word wall cards, a life cycle wheel, KWL chart and labeling activities help students to stay engaged during those cold winter months!
*Writing pages (2 line sizes)
*KWL Chart (2 versions)
*Penguin Life cycle wheel
*Cut and paste life cycle (2 versions)
*Life cycle of a penguin cut, paste and write booklet
*Vocabulary word wall cards
*1/4 page penguin color life cycle pictures (great for partner or group work)
*Labeling activity (2 versions)
Penguin Story Activities
If your first graders love reading penguin stories, these supporting activities will be just right for you! Respond to any story using these generic response activities. Identify story parts with a penguin sticky note mat, compare and contrast, summarize, respond to your favorite part, and then use all that inspiration to write their own penguin story!
* compare 2 penguin characters (venn)
* Compare self to penguin (venn)
*Respond to favorite story- direction sheet
*Write about favorite story (2 versions)
*Respond to favorite part response page
*Penguin Story Parts sticky note mat
*Theme Response (The character learned.... I learned...)
*Summary/ Retell booklet- 2 line sizes with 2 page choices each
*Penguin Day -Story graphic organizer
*Write a penguin story- Printable book with guide words (setting, problem, reaction, try, solution and First, Next, Then, After That, Finally as well as a blank version) to guide writers!
Please check the preview to see if this resource is just right for your students!
Some of my favorite stories to use this resource are : Tacky the Penguin, If You Were a Penguin, Penguin and Pinecone, and The Penguin Who Wanted to Fly.