These are great interactive hands-on unit activities based on living and nonliving things for grades K-2. This file has many several various activities to help students learn about living & nonliving things through differentiated instruction activities for all students (below, on, & above level, gifted, special education, & ELL learners).
The file contains:
-Anchor Chart Posters/Signs (b & w & color)
-4 Different Foldable activities for interactive journal (directions and examples are included)
1. Living & Nonliving Things Vocabulary Foldable
2. My Living & Nonliving Things Foldable (one with cut and paste pictures and the other one is blank for students to complete)
3. Living Things Need Foldable
4. Super fun hands-on flowerpot foldable for living things and beaker foldable for nonliving things (real pictures of my example is included)
-6 graphic organizers: KWL; Living Things Web; Nonliving Things Web; Living Things can, are, need; Nonliving Things are, can, can’t; Living and Nonliving Things Alike & Different (answer keys included)
-1 Cut & Paste Activity. Students have to color, cut, & paste the pictures under the correct category of living or nonliving things.
-1 My Book About Living and Nonliving Things (answer key included)
-1 Nature Detective graphic organizer (students can use this when they go outside to write/draw things that are living and nonliving)
-1 Living Things Research (students are to write the name of the living thing, height, weight, length, location, 3 things it needs, 2 interesting facts, & 1 question they still have; and there is a space to draw a picture)
-1 Nonliving Things Research (students are to write the name of the nonliving thing, invented by and when, 3 ways to use it, 2 interesting facts, & 1 question they still have; and there is a space to draw a picture).
-2 Different Living Things Puzzles (color pictures, just print, laminate, and cut; these are great for small groups)
-2 Different Nonliving Things Puzzles (color pictures, just print, laminate, and cut; these are great for small groups).
CCSS & LAFS aligned!
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