Life in the Sea Literacy and Science Unit
These 89 pages are packed with great, fun, engaging, common core aligned activities, vocabulary puzzles, ready-made anchor charts, student response sheet, and much more for the perfect ocean unit!
This packet includes:
* Vocabulary Puzzles + Frayer model graphic organizer for vocabulary development about ocean vocabulary.
* The Ocean Floor Anchor chart, close read "The Ocean Floor" in full color (to use with a projector), black and white, response sheet on main idea and details, close reading procedures, bookmarks.
*Sharks "fact and opinion" anchor chart and literacy center idea. Materials provided to model the strategy using an anchor chart, 12 fact and opinion "shark" cards, answer sheet.
* Whales and dolphins compare and contrast, materials for interactive anchor chart using a Venn diagram + student answer sheet.
* Jellyfish acrostic poem craftivity.
* Fresh water vs. Salt water experiment directions and background information + booklet following the scientific method.
*Ocean animals "making words" activity. This activity contains 5 different options to make words out of ocean animal names with sorting pages.
This product fully aligns with the following Common Core Standards:
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text
Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
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.
Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses.
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