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Are you teaching your students the characteristics of a mammal? This packet includes guided reading strategies to learn about mammals. There is a paper mini books included as well as 4 other suggested books to help teach mammals. There are also research projects included for 5 different mammals. I use this packet to integrate reading as well as research. I included lesson plans for you to look over on how I use this packet as well.

Anchor Charts:
• Research
• Schema, New Learning, Misconceptions, Mammals
• KWL chart

All about Mammals mini book included
(copy two per page 9 pages)
• Mammal Schema
• Dig Deeper
• Mammal Sort
• 6 full page posters of fish characteristics

Mammals by Katherine Hall
• Author’s Purpose
• Check for Understanding
• Mini Writing Book copy 2 per page (14 pages)

Is a Camel a Mammal by Rade
• Asking Questions
• Make a List
• Colorful characteristic cards
• 2 page cut and paste matching picture to clues

Born in the Wild by Lita Judge
• True/False
• Mini Writing Book copy 2 per page (10 pages)

Animals Born Alive and Well by Heller
• Fill in the Blank
• Guess the Mammal
• Writing
• Informative mammal web and write
• Mammals can, have, are
• How to care of a pet mammal prewriting and writing
• Mammal fun facts prewriting and writing

Word Work:
• Alphabetizing
• Word Search
• Syllables

Research Projects:
• Platypus
• Cheetah
• Bat
• Polar Bear
• Dolphin
Each report includes the following: cover page, habitat, group, food, babies, label, fun facts, photos, and table of contents page

• Platypus
• Cheetah
• Bat
• Polar Bear
• Dolphin


This is part of a complete BUNDLE available to purchase. If you like this product, you may also like the following:
All About Reptiles.
All About Amphibians.
All About Insects.
All About Mammals.
ALL About Birds.
All About Fish.

This is also part of a weekly series and included in my MEGA guided reading bundle filled with activities for 40 weeks of fun! Check out the other resources here
Guided Reading with a Purpose Series.
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