How Animals Communicate
Journeys First Grade
***Focus Wall Poster is in file in its own PDF
Roll a Spelling Word p.5-7
Color Me by Words to Know/ Spelling p.8-9
Vocab Flash Cards p.10-11
Animal Predictions p.12
Details Animal Heads Mobile p.13-18
Animal Acoustic Poem Page p.19
My Book of Interesting Animal Facts p.20-25
Sentence Parts Foldable Booklet p.26
How Animals Communicate Tri-Fold p.27-28
Spelling + High Frequency Practice p.29
Thanks & Credits p.30
Explanation of Pack
Roll a Spelling Word- You will need a dice for this activity. Students will roll to find out what spelling word to write. They keep going until all squares are filled.
Color Me by Words to Know/ Spelling- This is a coloring activity to practice the high frequency words and spelling words of the week.
Vocab Flash Cards- Student practice the vocab words of the week by drawing pictures of the different vocab words.
Animal Predictions- This is a sheet that students can practice making predictions of any book.
Details Animal Heads Mobile- This is a fun craft that students can practice the comprehension strategy Main Idea & Details.
Animal Acoustic Poem Page- This is a page where students can write a poem with the letters from “animal”.
My Book of Interesting Animal Facts- This a book to help introduce finding facts about animals.
Sentence Parts Foldable Booklet- This is a book to help in the understanding of sentence parts.
How Animals Communicate Tri-Fold- Print these sheets front to back. Students fold it like a brochure. Fill it out about the week’s selection.
Spelling + High Frequency Practice- Students will read, trace, write, and rainbow write the high frequency words and spelling words.
Common Core Standards Addressed
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
These two standards are addressed in the tri-fold, craft, and fact booklet.
Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
These two standards are addressed in the high frequency and spelling practice.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
This is addressed in the sentence parts foldable booklet.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 1 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.
This is addressed in the Vocab Flash cards.