These 4 Non-fiction Penguin readers have both a colored photograph version and a black and white version with clipart. Each Handy Dandy informational book has engaging printable activities in B/W. The Non-Fiction Titles are listed below with their topic and an example of a sentence from each reader:
* A Penguin Ex. A penguin has a beak.
*The Penguin Family Ex. The chick is here.
*What Is This Penguin Doing? Ex. This penguin is diving.
*Penguins Like to Eat Ex. A penguin likes to eat fish.
Students will learn numerous facts about penguins when reading these informational texts. The books will fit in with any penguin unit and be ones that your students will want to read over and over again. They are excellent motivators for young readers!
The Handy Dandy Non-fiction Beginning Readers have:
*Strong picture support
*Limited text on a page
*Wider spacing between the words
These Handy Dandy Beginning Non-Fiction Readers have extension activities for students to practice language patterns, sight words, and vocabulary. A Reading Strategy Chart packet has been included (C & B/W).
Some Common Core Connections include:
*RI.K.7 With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the text in which they appear (e.g., what person, place, thing, or idea in the text an illustration depicts).
*RF.K.1 Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.
*RF.K.3c Read common high-frequency words by sight (e.g., the, of, to, you, she, my, is, are, do, does).
*RF.K.4 Read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding.
The ZIP file includes:
*A Teacher Resource book loaded with photos and facts about penguins! These pages will help to build background knowledge for the students before reading each Handy Dandy Reader!
*Sight Word/High Use Word charts (C & B/W)
*Penguin Body Chart (C & B/W)
*Reading Strategies Chart (C & B/W)
*Beginning Non-Fiction Readers (4 topics - Color Photos & B/W with clipart))
*Practice Word Lists
*Writing papers for student writing
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