Insects Non-fiction Unit for 1st & 2nd Grade

Insects Non-fiction Unit for 1st & 2nd Grade
Insects Non-fiction Unit for 1st & 2nd Grade
Insects Non-fiction Unit for 1st & 2nd Grade
Insects Non-fiction Unit for 1st & 2nd Grade
Insects Non-fiction Unit for 1st & 2nd Grade
Insects Non-fiction Unit for 1st & 2nd Grade
Insects Non-fiction Unit for 1st & 2nd Grade
Insects Non-fiction Unit for 1st & 2nd Grade
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105 MB|161 pages
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This 160-page unit has a Non-fiction book that uses real photographs to support the detailed informational text about Incredible Insects! It is loaded with interesting facts about insects and has been written to engage children! A Glossary, Vocabulary work, Beginning Readers, Report Writing, Diagrams, Compare and Contrast, Fact and Opinion cards, sorting mats and worksheets are provided. This unit comes with MANY additional resources! Your students will enjoy studying about Incredible Insects!

Some Common Core Connections include:
*RI.1.1 Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
*RI.1.2 Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
*RI.1.4 Ask and answer questions to help determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases in a text.
*RI.1.5 Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.
*RI.1.6 Distinguish between information provided by pictures or other illustrations and information provided by the words in a text.
*RI.1.7 Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.
*L.1.4 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.
*L.1.4a Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase
*W.2.2 Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.

The file includes:
*Incredible Insects Non-Fiction Book pages 1-25
*Vocabulary List: page 28
*Colorful Vocabulary Charts: pages 29, 31, 32, 34, 36
*Introduction Worksheets: pages 30, 33, 35, 37
*Insect Diagram Chart (in color) pages 39
*Student version “Insect Body Parts”: page 40
*Discussion Question cards: pages 41-42
*Life Cycle Practice papers: pages 44-55
Incomplete Metamorphosis: pages 44-49
Complete Metamorphosis: pages 50-55
*Triarama/Quadrarama Directions and examples: pages 56-59
*Comprehension Worksheets (Levels A & B): pages 61-64
*Beginning Readers in Color & B/W
"Insect are Interesting": pages 65-72
“Interesting Insects”: pages 73-80
*Cut & paste pictures for Interactive B/W version: pages 81-82
*Compare & Contrast Venn diagram: page 85
*Vocabulary Sentence Writing: pages 86-87
*Fact and Opinion (Color & B/W): pages 89-92
*Fact & Opinion Center Activity cards and mat: pages 93-112
*Fact and Opinion Mini-Booklet: page 113
*Writing Clipboard Papers: pages 114-115
*Insect Study Papers: pages 117-120
*Non-Fiction Writing Covers/Bulletin Board Signs: pages 122-123
*Writing Organizer: pages 124-125
*Insect Report papers: pages 126-127
*Themed Report Writing (Color & B/W): pages 128-129
*Insect Report Mini-Book: pages 130-132
*”Write a Riddle” Book: pages 134-137
*Fiction Writing Covers/Bulletin Board Signs: pages 139-140
*Themed Writing Paper (color & B/W): pages 141-144
*Vocabulary Cards: pages 146-151
*Resource Photos: pages 152-153
*Who am I? Guessing Game: page 154
*Themed Project Covers: pages 155-156
*Art Projects: pages 157-158
*“Ask Me About Insects” Badges: pages 159-160
*Storage Label: page 161
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