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Visit the Rain Forest with this product!
Children love learning about the animals in the rain forest and jungle with this book that is based on by Giles Andreae and David Wojtowycz. We provide pages for 8 different animals for you to choose from as well as a visitor page - themselves! Your children can write about all 8 jungle animals in their own journals! There are two different page formats, one for listing 3 facts - great for beginner writers and one for writing a narrative for more experienced writers.
Here are the animals included in the student collage book and the journals:
myself as a visitor!
You can purchase Jungle Animals - A Writing Journal separately.
Your students can create their own copy of this book!
Included are all the reproducible blackline masters, full directions, and a color photo page showing the completed pages of the book.
The children create a page a day, using the collage technique. The students follow directions to create the illustration out of construction paper. Included are the complete cutting directions for making circles and ovals from squares and rectangles by trimming off the corners. All you do is cut squares and rectangles on your paper cutter for the pages. The rest is up to the children! Very little teacher time for prepping and no patterns or tracers to create!
There is at least one word on each page for the students to write. We sound the word out together as a class and then the children can copy it from the board or try sounding it out themselves.
When we are finished with the book, we use it at our reading station in place of the published books from our reading program before sending the books home. The teacher's copy can be laminated and placed in the class library for the children to read over and over during the year. The children love using their own books and take great pride in them!
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