I bundled two of my best products about OWLS. With this product you will have everything you need to do an intensive life science unit about owls. There are tons of direct teacing lessons as well as a fantastic unit of inquiry. If proejct based learning is what you are trying to do, then my step-by-step unit on inquiry is just what you are looking for.
Here are links to the 2 units included in this bundle.
Inquiry Based Learning about OWLS
OWLS - a Non-Fiction Science Unit
The inquiry unit includes the following...
Are you nervous about trying to teach a unit of inquiry for the first time? Do you want to know more about Project Based Learning? Did you want your students to complete an inquiry based project by themselves? Are you looking for differentiated learning? Do you teach a split grade in primary? This is an easy to follow, introduction to teaching an inquiry based research project for Primary Grades. This unit will work well for all primary grades, no matter what your curriculum. There are adaptations for both Canadian and American spellings. This unit was designed with the new BC Curriculum in mind, but is so flexible, that it will amaze you, no matter where you teach.
Included in this packet are:
*A description of Inquiry and Project Based Units
*Benefits of Inquiry Based Learning
*Planning pages for your teacher binder
*Lesson 1 - Stimulating Interest
*Lesson 2 – What They Already Know
*Life Cycle of an Owl – tie in to BC Curriculum
*Lesson 3 – Know, Wonder, Learn - Schema
*Lesson 4 - Questions
*Lesson 5- Doing Research
*Lesson 6 – Rough Draft
*Lesson 7 – Good Copy
*Lesson 8 – Drawing Their Owl
*Lesson 9 – Self Evaluation
*Full Color pages with information about 14 different owls
*Black and White pages with information about 14 different owls
*Suggested website links for independent research
*Connections to First Nations ideas, stories, and art – for BC Curriculum.
The Life Science unit includes the following.
- Different kinds of owls
- Body parts and their uses
- What owls eat
- Life cycle of owls
- 3 levels of mini readers for independent research
- Full color posters
- An Owl Facts research activity
- word wall word cards about owls
- brainstorming about owls
- informational writing about owls
- anchor chart headers for brainstorming
- evaluative lessons about owls
- directed drawing about owls
- 36 real photos of different kinds of owls
- description activities
- labelling body parts of an owl
- life cycle of an owl
- mini books to read about owls
- mini book to create about owls
This unit is stacked full of printables for easy prep.