Penguins Informational Text Nonfiction Reading Passages Research Writing

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Check out this HUGE penguin resource with informational-text reading passages, posters, research blackline masters, and a full bonus lap book set. These lovely Antarctic animals have captured the interest of students everywhere which makes this an instant engagement win!

What this resource offers:

Reading comprehension passages to help your students learn about different penguins around the world and present their information in an organized piece of writing and/or a creative lap book.

All 17 PENGUINS are included but you don't need to use them all.

It's a Penguin's Life provides students in grades 2-4 with many options to learn about 17 different varieties of penguins and showcase their learning through an informational writing option and/or through a colorful and creative lap book.

This set includes:

★ Important penguin vocabulary (mini poster)

★ Color poster with all 17 penguins

★ Original penguin poem

★ Penguin title page for a research project or creative writing.

★ Penguin information cards packed with information to tell students facts about each of the 17 penguins:

→ Adelie

→ African

→ Fiordland

→ Humboldt

→ Magellanic

→ Royal

→ Snares

→ Yellow-Eyed

→ Erect-Crested

→ Galapagos

→ Gentoo

→ King

→ Little Blue

→ Southern Rockhopper

→ Macaroni

→ Emperor

→ Chinstrap

★ Information about Antarctica and a picture of 2 other antarctic animals

You can also use these informational text cards to:

  • create a book for students to read for information
  • laminate and put in the literacy/science center

★★★★★ Download the preview to see more details.

Lap book option:

Lap books are easy to use and highly engaging. This penguin lap book is full of information, posters, and variety to enable you to differentiate for all your learners. Color pictures are included to show you how to assemble this lap book and the options it provides.

For the center portion of the lap book choose from:

★ Penguin life cycle: both color and black and white. The black and white ones come labeled and unlabelled

★ Penguin poem to read and/or print out

★ All 17 penguin names can be used as a 2-page short information page or a 9-penguin lift-the-flap style. Options to draw each penguin or have non-flaps and just write a fact on each.

★ A black and white printable for each of the 17 penguins: You can use this for a penguin pop-up that is affixed to the back of the lap book. (images included to demonstrate this use) and/or for students to color.

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Smaller printables for lap book side panels:

★ My favorite penguin and why

★ Antarctica (facts)

★ Individual penguin research flaps

★ All the penguins on one small page: lift to add a few facts

It's a Penguin Life is a PRINT and TEACH resource. Just add penguin books to enable students to research more in-depth about penguins to add to their information writing.

Please download the preview to get a closer look at what is included.

There are alternate spelling pages for:

CANADA/AUSTRALIA

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If you have any questions please use the Q & A tab or contact me at shelley@thewritestuffteaching

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Penguin Perspectives

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85 pages
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