This product has an abundance of materials to teach students about giraffes. The informational book, Let’s Learn About Giraffes, includes photos and interesting facts to spark student discussions and practice reading comprehension. There are 3 Begnning Readers at varying levels of difficulty that support the factual information. A fictional Singable book, entitled "Gus the Giraffe and His Friends", is included as an additional tool to reinforce the main text. A path game called “A Friendly Grasslands Race” has Short U with CVC patterns & Beginning and Ending blends Word cards. Four Math Bump
games are provided to practice addition facts. EDITABLE CARDS
are included for ALL games...and much, much MORE! 96 pages
This product features a Mini-movie
of this Singable! The ZIP folder includes an M4V file designed to be shown on a computer and/or large screen. This is an engaging (and easy) way to teach the singable to your class. The mini-movie includes the pages of the “book” AND our voices singing the song!
In order to play the mini-movie, Quicktime Player is needed or another program that converts a mov/M4V file.
Some Common Core Connections include: *RI.K.1 & RL.1.1 Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
*1.OA.3 Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract
*RF.K.2c & RF.1.2b Orally produce single-syllable words by blending sounds (phonemes), including consonant blends. *RI.1.10 With prompting and support, read informational texts appropriately complex for grade 1.
*RI.1.7 Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.
*W.K.2 Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.
The ZIP folder includes:
*Non-Fiction Shared Reading: “Let’s Learn About Giraffes”: pages 2-9
*Non-Fiction Beginning Reader “Interesting Giraffes”: pages 10-19 in C & B/W
*Non-Fiction Beginning Readers “Giraffe Facts”: pages 20-27 in C & B/W
*Little Booklet – “A Giraffe”: pages 28-29 & 30
Vocabulary Charts: pages 31-32
Vocabulary Cards: pages 33-34
Resource Photos: pages 45-46
*Singable - “Gus the Giraffe and His Friends”: pages 39-45
*Fiction Little Readers “Gus the Giraffe”: pages 46-51 C & B/W
*Pre-Write Planning Papers: pages 52-53 C B/W
*Writing Prompt Papers: pages 54-57
*Writing Papers: pages 58-63 C B/W
*Friendly Grasslands Game: Short U using CVC and blends: pages 66-83
with EDITABLE CARDS
*Short U Word lists: pages 84-85
*Storage Label: page 86
*4 BUMP Games: pages 88-91 with EDITABLE Game MATS
*Recording Sheet: page 92
*Addition Fact Worksheets: pages 93-96
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