PENGUINS {Differentiated Activities} Informational Unit

Grade Levels
1st - 3rd
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This differentiated unit on penguins includes a variety of reading, writing, and hands-on activities.

*The students will complete a table which they can use to write compare and contrast paragraphs.

*Vocabulary words and support materials are provided.

* Differentiated writing activities at 3 different levels. You can choose the appropriate ones for your students.

* Hatching penguin chick craft

* Poetry lessons

* Thematic stationery for final drafts.

Common Core Standards:
RI .2 Determine the main idea of a text; recount key ideas
RI .10 Read informational texts
W .2 write informational texts
W .7 Shared research & writing projects

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Total Pages
35 pages
Answer Key
Not Included
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., read a number of books on a single topic to produce a report; record science observations).
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 2–3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.


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