Nocturnal Animals (20+ Writing, Science and Literacy Activities) K-1

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K - 1st, Homeschool
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Are you looking for a factual science unit about nocturnal animals that will tie into your next generation life science unit standards? Our nocturnal animal unit looks closer at animal needs and the adaptions used to help them survive. It is also packed full of fun interactive activities that will keep them engaged for weeks! Check out the BLOG post {HERE}.

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This unit includes:

21 Real Photos of Nocturnal Animals (Colored & Black & White Clipart As Well)

14 Real Photos of Diurnal Animals (Colored & Black & White Clipart)

5 Real Photos of Nocturnal & Diurnal Animals (Colored & Black & White Clipart)

Labels for Sorting

Large Group Activities

Comprehension Pages


•Nocturnal Non-Fiction Passage and Sorting Label

•Diurnal Non-Fiction Passage and Sorting Label

•Both Nocturnal & Diurnal Sorting Label

•Venn Diagram Large Group Activity and Answer Sheet

•Diurnal/Nocturnal Animal Sorting Craft

Nocturnal Animal Vocabulary Card Activities

-Pick 3 (Draw and Write a Fact for 3 Animals)

-Labeling (3 Different Pages)

-Vocabulary Book (Foldable)

-Making a List (alphabetical order and listing favorite nocturnal animals)

-Word Search

-Informational Writing (2 levels-choose one animal to focus and write about)

-Writing (Pick 1 out of 4 choices to write about)

-Nocturnal Animal Interactive Book

-Diurnal Animal Interactive Book

-Nocturnal Animal Clue Game (Large Group Activity)

-Nocturnal Animal Interactive Forest Puppet Activity

-Nocturnal Animal Favorites

Classroom Interactive Forest Bulletin Board

-Signs for the Class to help fill out about Nocturnal Animals

Study Focus on 4 Different Nocturnal animals: Owl, Bat, Skunk, Porcupine. Each animal will have the following:

•Non-Fiction Passages

•Interactive Fact Pages

•Comprehension/Question and Answer (2 Different Levels)

•Can, Have & Are Anchor Charts (Large Group)

•Can, Have & Are Follow Along (with answer key)

•Brainstorming Maps

•Sentence Writing and Building

•Owl Labeling

•Owl Life Cycle

•Owl Life Cycle Craft

•Bat Labeling Craft

•Bat Fact Craft

•Bat Opinion/Fact Activity

•Skunk Defense Craft

•Porcupine Labeling

•Porcupine Labeling Craft

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
With prompting and support, describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text.


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