Hibernation: A Non-Fiction Reading, Science, and Writing Winter Animals Unit

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Why do animals hibernate? What happens to these animals during the winter? Stunning, real-life images bring this hibernation unit to life! Students who are struggling or are learning English will benefit from the use of real-life images as they construct meaning and explore animals that hibernate such as little brown bats, bears, ladybugs and hedgehogs. This unit also touches on animal adaptations and migration.

Teaching students to read and comprehend non-fiction texts is no easy feat. While many students love the kinds of topics covered in non-fiction texts, they often find these types of books inaccessible to them.

This unit was designed to give young students a strong foundation and exposure to non-fiction texts and topics.

This complete resource effectively and easily bridges science, social studies, reading, and writing. The work is already done for you! All you need to do is print the resources, laminate them as you please, make copies and you are ready to go!

What you'll find inside:

Teacher Tips
*A full page of recommended mentor texts for the unit, recommended videos (with direct links to SafeShare), and a prep work checklist to help keep you organized.

Reading
*3 Leveled readers (below level, on level, and above level - approximate levels aa, A, and D)
*QR Codes for listening center
*Close reading passages
*Magazine articles with response pages (great for extension activities)

Writing & Vocabulary
*Hibernation mini word wall
*Hibernation writing prompts
*Vocabulary posters for words related to hibernating
*Vocabulary activities to promote mastery of related hibernating words
*Create your own booklet (using non-fiction text features)

Science
*Experiment directions
*Recording sheets (full-size and science journal size)

Graphic Organizers
*A variety of graphic organizers are included for you to choose from

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Total Pages
112
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Teaching Duration
1 Week

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