Oceans and Ocean animals Research writing unit!
A BEST SELLER!
In this "Simple Researcher" WRITING unit-your students will become "Oceanographers"! They will learn about the the different oceans, a famous oceanographer, what is an oceanographer and many different ocean animals. It also has a few Literacy and Math activities for centers or mini lessons.
This is one of my BEST SELLERS from my "Simple Researcher" series!!! Are you ready to FISH for great ways to do "simple" research about Oceans???? Ready to RESEARCH different ocean animals???
Well- this unit is over 190 pages of research writing fun! Great for middle year kindergarten- 2nd grade.
Leveled with writing templates and "research" pages.
This unit can last from one week up to 4 weeks!
Great for a PBL!
This "Simple Research" Ocean Unit includes:
-My Ocean Research Journal cover with "Oceanographer's name"
-What are Oceanographers? focus writing bubbles with sentence writing
-Oceanographer title header (for whole group discussion): are, help, can, study
-Oceanographer tree focus map
-What is an Oceanographer-simple listing and writing
-Ocean Research-Famous Oceanographer-fact writing chart
-Fact Writing Chart: Famous oceanographer
-All about writing page and drawing
-2 different I want to be an oceanographer... templates
-Facts about Oceans-fact writing chart
-Facts about Coral Reefs-fact Writing chart
-Why are the oceans salty? Fact writing
-Informational reading and handwriting about 5 different oceans.
-2 Draw and color the Earth and label the oceans
-Ocean Habitat Colorful title headers: are, look, can, have
-Ocean Habitats tree map and writing
-Ocean Habitat Fact writing chart
-Ocean Habitat tree focus map
-Ocean Habitat tree focus map plus writing
-What's in the Ocean-Plants and Animals-listing and writing
-We need to take care of our Oceans... writing
-If I lived in the ocean...writing template
Research Project Templates: for an Ocean Animal Research Project
Open ended templates: cover sheet, asking questions, fact chart, bubble focus chart, tree focus chart, fact sheet, where did you get your information
-2 All about Ocean Habitats writing templates-leveled
-I can compare different Ocean Animals-blank Venn Diagram
-2 My favorite sea animal is... opinion writing template (leveled)
-Comparing different Ocean Animals (different types for different learning levels
These Ocean Animals are in this unit:
-Sharks including a comparison chart with different kinds
-Hermit crabs and with a discussion of symbiosis
-Whales includes a discussion of different kinds, whale movements, and comparison chart
-Sea Turtles includes comparing turtles and sea turtles
For each Ocean Animal-there are:
-Colorful title headers: can, have look, are
-Research page writing "can, have, are"
-Tree focus chart: are have can (or) look
-Fact Chart writing
-Bubble describing Chart
-Handwriting practice with Informational Text about the animal
-Edit and Rewrite practice with Informational text about the animal
-2 All abouts (leveled)
-2 Opinion Writing template for each animal
Literacy Activities- (for centers or mini lessons)
-3 different spelling test templates
-Color by Sight Word ocean animal picture with: all, are, him, your, it, of, when, what, their, a (Part of my May Color by Sight Word edition)
-Color by Sight Word Pirate Picture with: who, am, may, we, part, made, my (part of my May Color by Sight Word edition)
-Create compound words recording sheet
-Shell cards with words to create compound words
-Decompose compound words printable
-ABC order cut and glue printable
-ABC order with fish cards
-ABC order recording sheet
-More Tree Focus Map options
-Another "research" writing template that allows students to use text features while writing: captions, pictures, headings, a table of contents, a glossary, bold words, etc.
Math Activities (great for centers or mini lessons)
-Roll and Color with an octopus-Rolling Doubles (to copy for students)
-Roll and Cover with an octopus-Rolling Doubles (to copy and laminate)
-Equation Recording Sheet for Rolling Doubles
-Seahorse Time cards (half hour and hour)
-Telling Time to half hour and hour recording sheet
-Crabby Cards with True or False equations
-True/False recording sheet
-Practice adding 10 or subtracting 10 (double digit) printable
-10 more/10 less/One more/One less cross method printable
Ocean Animals Research