Nonfiction & Animal Science Units Bundle - Reading & Writing Activities - Spring

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An amazing bundle! I love the variety, and my students love them! Highly recommend - great for a sub too!
My students love this resource. It is so engaging and has so many topics the kids love learning about.

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    Teach non-fiction, animal, and science topics ALL YEAR with this massive bundle of 17 Non-Fiction & Animal Science Units. Make learning about animals, seasons, and other non-fiction topics fun with these engaging non-fiction ELA and science mini-lessons and activities.

    This resource will help your first grade, second grade, or third grade students build writing skills, understand informational text and build reading comprehension, and learn interesting facts about important non-fiction themes and concepts all year long.

    ⭐ Create anchor charts to lead your lessons and use the low-prep activities to teach a comprehensive unit that supports every student in your classroom.

    ⭐ Students will learn about the four seasons, popular animals, earth day, and more by reading captivating non-fiction text written in student language and completing partner projects and independent activities.

    ↑↑↑ Look at the PREVIEW to see what's included up close, the individual units, and the variety of lessons and activities! ↑↑↑

    What you get in this HUGE Non-Fiction & Animal Science Bundle:


    All About Fall (apples, pumpkins, leaves)

    All About Spiders

    All About Owls

    All About Bats


    All About Winter (evergreen trees, snowflakes, snowmen)

    All About Penguins

    All About Polar Bears


    All About Spring (rainbows, ladybugs, birds, plants)

    All About Butterflies

    All About Frogs

    All About Chickens

    All About Flowers

    All About Earth Day


    All About Summer

    All About Whales

    All About Sea Turtles

    All About Salmon

    All 17 units in this HUGE bundle include:

    • Visual activity instructions for your lessons
    • Non-fiction children’s book list about each topic to use for your projects
    • Know, Wonder, Learn (KWL) & Schema activities with anchor chart headers
    • Vocabulary and fact posters with real photographs
    • Vocabulary activities – matching & cards
    • Fact sorting and recording pages
    • Labeled diagrams with each unit
    • Printable booklets for kids to fill-in, read, and draw
    • Life cycle information with anchor chart headers, activities, and mini books
    • Photo analysis
    • Differentiated writing prompts
    • 4 or 6 step directed drawing activities
    • Themed writing and crafts
    • Research report booklet and writing paper
    • Compare & contrast on a Venn Diagram
    • Observation journals in some of the units
    • Science experiments in the season units

    **Check out the PREVIEW for a thorough look into what this resource includes!**

    Why You Need the Non-Fiction & Animal Science Bundle:

    • This bundle provides several activity and template choices, making it easy to differentiate and meet the needs of your students.
    • Real facts are presented to your students in fun, engaging ways with photographs to keep them focused and excited to learn more.
    • This bundle helps you facilitate meaningful lessons and discussions about non-fiction themes to enhance understanding of related vocabulary and facts.
    • Build oral reading fluency and comprehension skills with the included stories and ELA activities.
    • Easily display, teach, and organize the facts and vocabulary for this unit with the easy-to-print anchor chart pieces.
    • Use the included tools to facilitate a fun research project with every topic!

    The best part? This resource saves you time as it comes with print-and-go activities and everything you’d need to teach your students about each topic.


    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Lisa H. says,” I own your spider unit, as well as owls. They are exceptional and I knew that I couldn't pass up the chance at the bundled set with the rest of your units! Just made my life a lot easier, with the piece of mind knowing that I will have such an excellent resource to work with!”

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Brandee W. says, “Love all of your resources! They are very well planned and thought out with a variety of activities, supporting visuals and reading materials. I use it for a variety of grade levels from K-3.”

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Jessica L. says, “I am so happy with this resource! It is exactly what I was looking for in bring non fiction into a class lesson at a age appropriate level!”


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    The activities align to the Common Core standards for Reading Informational Texts and Writing and the Next Generation Science Standards.

    Supports Common Core Standards (CCSS):

    W.1.2, W.1.7, RI.1.1, RI.1.2, RI1.3, RI.1.4, RI.1.5, RI.1.6, RI.1.7, RI.1.9, RI.1.10

    W.2.2, W.2.7, RI.2.1, RI.2.2, RI2.3, RI.2.4, RI.2.5, RI.2.6, RI.2.7, RI.2.9, RI.2.10

    W.3.2, W.3.7, W.3.8, W.3.10, RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.6, RI.3.7, RI.3.9, RI.3.10

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    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Distinguish between information provided by pictures or other illustrations and information provided by the words in a text.
    Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.
    Identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures).
    With prompting and support, read informational texts appropriately complex for grade 1.
    Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.


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