This informational unit is intended for young learners focusing on homes and houses around the world. It focuses on different countries and how people live there, in what type of house. It explains why homes are different based on where the home is located. Materials homes are made from is discussed, as is what are differences between a house and a home. Students will learn through literature connections, photos of real homes, engaging activities, and reflection. It is perfect for the youngest learners and it meets many social studies requirements for homes from different cultures.
Included are the following:
Vocabulary Word Wall with real photos
Photo posters of 13 different types of homes around the world
The Tiny House Movement: Literature exploration and informational mini book with real photos and activities
What Makes a Home? Anchor chart parts and reflective printables
Homes of the World Mini Reader: photos of real homes along with definitions; perfect for your classroom library
My Book of Homes: An interactive coloring book of the homes studied in the unit
If the Walls Could Talk Big Book and Matching Student Reader: Discusses how homes are different around the world, but we all live in homes
Building a Castle Big Book: Focuses on materials homes are made of and why
Literature Connection: If I Built a House: What would your dream house look like?
This is a fun unit for our little learners and fits perfectly with the home and world cultures requirements. Please see the preview for a closer look!