This excellent unit about owls combines a nonfiction book entitled “Owls” (National Geographic Kids), with activities and worksheets that will keep your students excited and engaged. There are close read, comprehension, short answer, fluency and vocabulary activities. Your students will love the delightful owl craft that uses real feathers. It brings the unit to “life”. Students will also enjoy the writing activities which include a poem, a letter and a fact story. There are also vocabulary games, a word search and a drawing activity. Finally, eleven short answer activities are included, each based on a chapter of the book. One copy of this book can be projected and shown to the whole class or several copies can be used in a small group or partner study. Barnes and Noble, Amazon, and Scholastic Books have carried copies of this book. If funding is an issue, teachers might approach their administrator, their reading specialist or parent association. Don’t miss out on this ready-to-use unit that makes teaching nonfiction a “hoot”!