This resource uses paired fiction and nonfiction texts to learn about homes. Starting with the familiiar story of "The Three Little Pigs" and moving into a nonfiction story of your choice about homes, this unit integrates ELA, social studies, and geography. In this download, you will get:
*Lesson plans for the fiction and the nonfiction text
*flashcards of the three houses the pigs built.
*an aide for summarizing and retelling the fiction story
*charts for listing the pros and cons of each type of house the pigs built
*opinion writing about which house the children would rather live in and why.
*sticky note labels to review the features of a nonfiction text
*flashcards showing houses around the world
*a mapping homes activity where children glue pictures of the homes on a map showing where people live in those homes.
*comparing and contrasting two or three homes using Venn diagrams
*Creating a class book about homes.