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Map Skills Common Core Reading and Writing Unit

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1st, 2nd
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Common Core Standards
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First grade map skills unit (great for second grade too) that also practices common core reading and writing skills. This unit also has projects that include art and map making.

The unit is organized around a shared reading wall story (narrative input chart) and 4 articles. Also included are 2 versions of a student mini-book that goes with shared reading story. The story uses unit vocabulary in an engaging narrative to build background, social studies vocabulary, and interest.

UNIT HAS 4 ARTICLES (FOR CLOSE READING) AND EACH ARTICLE HAS:

Pre-reading activities (finding vocabulary, sight words, building background)
A song to introduce each new concept
Comprehension questions (2 versions for differentiation)
Text features page
Text structure pages for informative writing (2 activities)
Note taking pages
Graphic organizer for informative writing
Writing master

Unit also has:

Colored and black and white wall cards
Colored and black and white student cards

Unit Projects:

Where we are in world flip book: my house, my city, my state, my country, my continent, my planet
Salt and flour map
Paper mache globe
Student map making pages
Whole class map making
Student made glossary


Social Studies Standards covered:

Students compare and contrast the absolute and relative locations of places and people and describe the physical and/or human characteristics of places.
1.Locate on maps and globes their local community, California, the United States, the seven continents, and the four oceans.
2.Compare the information that can be derived from a three-dimensional model to the information that can be derived from a picture of the same location.
3.Construct a simple map, using cardinal directions and map symbols.
4.Describe how location, weather, and physical environment affect the way people live, including the effects on their food, clothing, shelter, transportation,and recreation


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Warmly,
Valerie
Total Pages
160
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Map Skills Common Core Reading and Writing Unit
Map Skills Common Core Reading and Writing Unit
Map Skills Common Core Reading and Writing Unit
Map Skills Common Core Reading and Writing Unit