Nocturnal Animals Writing and Science Center

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Nocturnal Animals Writing and Science Center

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ARE YOU HAVING A HARD TIME FITTING SCIENCE IN DURING THE SCHOOL DAY?
IS YOUR DISTRICT TELLING YOU TO BLEND IT INTO YOUR WRITING CURRICULUM NOW FOR COMMON CORE?
THIS PACKET IS DESIGNED TO HELP YOU DO BOTH!

Nocturnal Animals Writing and Science Center
36 pages in color, as well as black and white for inexpensive printing. This resource comes with center signs, teacher directions, student directions, work mats, self-checking answer key and student cards.
Grammar is built into the lesson with the main focus being FACT and OPINION.
Also included in this packet is writing paper printables.
Send home the black and white version for homework / parent support!

Perfect to go with the following books:
Little Owl's Night by Divya Srinivasan
Where Are the Night Animals? by Mary Ann Fraser
Nocturnal Animals by Kelly Bancroft and Matthew Tomala
Moonlight Animals (Lightbeam Books) by Elizabeth Golding

COMMON CORE STANDARD FOR THIS PACKET
Kindergarten
L.K.1, L.K.2, W.K.1, W.K.2, W.K.3

First Grade
L.1.2, W.1.1, W.1.2, W.1.3

Second Grade
L.2.2, W.2.1, W.2.2, W.2.3

Third Grade
L.3.2, W.3.1, W.3.1d, W.3.2, W.3.2d, W.3.3, W.3.3a, W.3.3b, W.3.3c, W.3.3d, W.3.10

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Keywords: Science, Nocturnal Animals, Writing Center, Writer's Workshop, Fern Smith's Classroom Ideas, Daily Five, Daily 5.

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COMMON CORE STANDARD FOR THIS PACKET

Kindergarten
L.K.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
L.K.2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
W.K.1 Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose opinion pieces in which they tell a reader the topic or the name of the book they are writing about and state an opinion or preference about the topic or book (e.g., My favorite book is...).
W.K.2 Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.
W.K.3 Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to narrate a single event or several loosely linked events, tell about the events in the order in which they occurred, and provide a reaction to what happened.

First Grade
L.1.2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
W.1.1 Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure.
W.1.2 Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
W.1.3 Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.

Second Grade
L.2.2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
W.2.1 Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.
W.2.2 Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
W.2.3 Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.

Third Grade
L.3.2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
W.3.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.
W.3.1d Provide a concluding statement or section.
W.3.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
W.3.2d Provide a concluding statement or section.
W.3.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
W.3.3a Establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
W.3.3b Use dialogue and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events or show the response of characters to situations.
W.3.3c Use temporal words and phrases to signal event order.
W.3.3d Provide a sense of closure.
W.3.10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Total Pages
36
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 Week

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Nocturnal Animals Writing and Science Center
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Nocturnal Animals Writing and Science Center