This informational text resource is designed to help young children strengthen their reading, research and writing skills.
Using animals to help engage students and allow them to use their prior knowledge as well as encourage them to read for information, this pack focuses on three birds - penguins, toucans and spotted owls.
Ideal for whole class lessons or non-fiction writing center activities.
Perfect when paired with our animal posters to help support beginning writers as they build their vocab.
Real photos have been used throughout to create this engaging activity.
Here's what's included -
- 3 short informational text articles for each animal,
- blank mind map sheets
- hands-on 'Cut and Sort' informational text structure task per animal
- choose from three different informational text templates with and without visual supports for children to write their own informative report to help make differentiation easier
- lesson and teaching ideas for use included in download
To use -
You will need to have an up to date version of an PDF Reader like Adobe Reader installed on your computer to open this resource.
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