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Get your students pumped about penguins!!!
This is a common core aligned literacy unit on Penguins (with a bonus math connection). Common core stresses a shift in informational literacy and this unit has both informational and literature based activities. You'll be amazed how much learning will be taking place during this unit and how much fun your students will have while learning about Penguins! This is sure to be a class favorite!

Here is what you will find in this Penguin unit:

Informational activities:
*Original informational Penguin mini-book-appropriate for young readers
*Fact Cards with REAL photos
*Two information gathering worksheets to use with mini-book
*Penguin organizer - can, have, are
*Vocabulary activities - Vocabulary cards and student book
*Label the penguin
*Fact and opinion sorting center with cut and paste worksheet
*Student writing options to write about what they learned about penguins

Literature based activities:
*Tacky the Penguin by Helen Lester
-Character comparison
-Sequence events of story cut and paste AND flip book
-Adjective sort
-Tacky Saves the Day writing prompt

*The Penguin Who Wanted to be Different by Maria O'Neill
-Story elements
-Sequence events of story cut and paste
-I am unique writing prompt

*Creative writing - If I Were a Penguin

*****TWO PENGUIN CRAFTIVITIES for student writing******

*Bonus math connection - shape penguin

Please download the FREE preview to see all this is included in this unit. If you have any questions, please email me at

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Melissa Machan :)

If you are interested in more informational units, check these out:

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St. Patrick's Day
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