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Is your class getting ready to study frogs? If so, your students will become FROG EXPERTS with the help of this packet!
The topics discussed in this packet are:
Life Cycle of a Frog
Frogs VS. Toads
Parts of a Frog
Part 1: Posters to hang in your classroom and to use while introducing frogs (real life photographs that showcase important vocabulary).
Part 2: All About Frogs: These article pages were designed as a way for you to "hook" your students at the beginning of your frog unit. You can display the article pages on your document camera as a whole group or print and display during small group instruction.
Part 3: Differentiated All About Frogs Mini-Books - These are differentiated mini-books that can be used during small group instruction. There are three versions. Each version is slightly easier than the last. I wanted to give you options because I know that many of our students come in reading at different ability levels. It is up to you to pick and choose which articles you use with your groups. You can either print in color and laminate or print them in grayscale. Text-Dependent Response sheets follow!
Part 4: Frog Close Reading Passages: These articles are PERFECT to use for "close reading beginners" or "close reading masters." These were designed to help you and your students get into the groove of closely reading a text that requires multiple reads and answering text-dependent questions. These can either be done together in small group OR with guided support. Questions about each close reading passage are included.
Real life photographs will enhance your students understanding of frog topics.
Part 5: True/False Frog Activity: After learning facts about frogs, students will sort the sentences according to whether they are true or false. I've also provided a cut/paste sheet too that requires students to read simple sentences and glue them in the correct column.
Part 6: Graphic Organizers Galore - These graphic organizers, vocabulary books, and independent practice sheets can be used however you wish! I tried to offer you many different options to help meet the needs of your diverse group.
In addition, I've also included links to some fabulous frog web resources and books!
Please download the Preview to see some of what is included!