OWL FACTS and More

OWL FACTS and More
OWL FACTS and More
OWL FACTS and More
OWL FACTS and More
OWL FACTS and More
OWL FACTS and More
OWL FACTS and More
OWL FACTS and More
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OWLS: This owl Interactive and Informational resource has several engaging activities that will enrich your owl study, or compose an owl unit. This owl resource is more than just graphic organizers and worksheets!

One major feature in this resource is the mini book / envelope booktivity, (which can also be a lap book). It is designed to be a fully interactive project that will take your owl study to another level!

There are several pieces that are easy to cut out and assemble--little prep, since the cards are all the same size and can be lined up to cut. Flap and accordion pieces are included to put into the "book" or to the lapbook/ folder.

After reading and assembling their fact cards, they write a brief report based on the information, and complete a self-assessment checklist (included).


You may find some other ways to use this to suit your students’ needs. The time needed will depend upon your students’ skill level and the lesson periods you have available.

Students will interact with informational text by:
1) Gathering, aligning, and assembling components to create a mini book
2) Reading key vocabulary words and including them in the book-tivity
3) Referring to a glossary to check meaning
4) Writing a short report using details from this resource and other resources
5) Self-reflecting on learned material, using a checklist
6) Using the writing process: building schema, pre-writing, writing first draft, editing/revising, publishing a short report

Your kids will be delighted with the photographs!

Photographs and text for 8 Owls
-Snowy Owl
-Barn Owl
-Great Horned Owl
-Elf Owl
-Northern Hawk Owl
-Northern Saw-whet Owl
-Eurasian Eagle Owl
-Eastern Screech Owl

Paragraphs of Text on Owls
-All Kinds of Owls
-The Life Cycle of Owls
-Habitats of Owls
-Adaptations
-Predators and Prey
-Owls Make Good Neighbors

Many other writing activities are also included to reinforce writing about nonfiction.
Some examples:
~~Glossary of Terms
~~True or False Statements
~~Poster of Owl Body Parts -- Adaptations

*Nonfiction Text Features*
Pictures and diagrams, labeling
Headings (or subheadings)
Side bars
Text with highlighted vocabulary terms in bold text
Glossary {Owl Vocabulary}
Inserts

Common Core Standards for Reading and Writing: Grades 2, 3

Anchor Standards for Reading Readiness
*CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.1 Key Ideas and details
*CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.4 Craft and structure
*CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.7 Integration of knowledge

Reading Informational Text
*CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.1, RI.3.1  Ask and answer questions referring to the text.
*CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.2, RI.3.2 Identify main idea and details.
*CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.5, RI.3.5 Use text features for information.
*CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.7 RI.3.7  Use information from illustrations, photos, etc.

Writing
*CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.2.2, W.3.2
*CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.2.5, W.3.5
*CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.2.6, W.3.6

(*Standards listed are from www.corestandards.org.)

Please check out the preview to get the gist of what you'd be purchasing. If you have any questions, I would be glad to help. Just go to the tab: "Ask a Question".

You can read more about this OWL resource at: http://growingsmartreaders.blogspot.com/2015/03/owls-interactive-informational-resource.html

Thank you for your interest!
Karen

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