Informative science unit about my favorite animal: the giraffe. Use this information to write a nonfiction science report. Read, learn, do some math, then write, draw and share what you know about this baby animal.
Look at all the things included:
1.) Are you a Giraffe? Inflectional endings
CCSS.ELA-Literacy RF.1.3f: Read words with inflectional endings.
2.) Label the Giraffe
3.) Fill in the missing adjective
CCSS.ELA-Literacy L.1.1f: Use frequently occurring adjectives.
4.) 20 cubes = 20 inches measuring chart
5.) 12 cubes = 12 inches measuring chart
CCSS.Math.Content.1.MD.A.2 Express the length of an object as a whole number of length units, by laying multiple copies of a shorter object end to end.
6.) A baby giraffe can be this tall. I am this tall.
7.) How tall are giraffes.
CCSS.Math.Content.1.MD.A.1: Compare the lengths of two objects.
CCSS.Math.Content.1.NBT.B.3: Record the results of comparisons with the symbols >, =, <.
8.) What do giraffes eat?
9.) How much can they drink?
10.) How much do baby giraffes weigh?
11.)Capitalization & Punctuation Cards for Pocket Chart Sentences
CCSS.ELA-Literacy RF.1.1a: Recognize the distinguishing features of a sentence: first word, capitalization, ending punctuation.
12.) Beginning and Ending of Sentences to match up giraffe information
CCSS.ELA-Literacy RI.1.10: With prompting and support, read
informational texts appropriately complex for grade 1.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy RF.1.4: Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy RF. 1.1: Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.
13.)Giraffe Informational Paragraph Model
CCSS.ELA-Literacy RF.1.4a: Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.
14.) Draw a Giraffe Step by Step Cards
15.) ________ Knows about Giraffes Trifold
16.) Giraffe Drawing Page/Cover for Report or Information Pages
17.)Giraffe Writing Pages: 1 with title/graphic/primary lines & 1 with just primary lines
18.) Vocabulary Flashcards
Mammal, calf, cud, predator, herd
19.) Have, Is, Are cards
CCSS.ELA-Literacy W.1.7: Participate in shared research and writing projects.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy W.1.2: Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, and provide some sense of closure.
Color versions are also included for the following pages:
Have, Is, Are cards
Capitalization and Punctuation Cards
Beginning and Ending of Sentence Match up Giraffe
Use the pages together in a packet or do one or two a day. It is up to you.
Team this up with my download:
Giraffes: Nonfiction and Fiction Texts with Reader Response Activities