Penguins: Nonfiction Shared Reading Unit

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Michelle Oakes
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1st - 2nd
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  1. Hey teacher friends! My reading unit bundle is now here! These Shared Reading Units help to focus on the Common Core Standards while enjoying some of our favorite picture books, both fiction and nonfiction. These lessons are completely ready to print and go. Some lessons are differentiated. Shared R
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Hey teacher friends! Are you looking for a fun and engaging Common Core Aligned unit to work on literacy skills? This Penguin Unit is a great way to get your students to engage in reading activities and target specific literacy skills. Each activity targets skills such as vocabulary, making predictions, sequencing and more. The unit is perfect for having fun while also covering many of the reading standards. This unit includes 6 lesson plans that are common core aligned to go with the book, Penguins by Emily Bone, but can be used with any penguin nonfiction book. It also provides anchor charts to teach each topic and worksheets or activities to reinforce ideas.

Topics Covered:
- Schema (Using Prior Knowledge)
- Text Features of Non-fiction
- Comparing Texts Lesson Options 1 and 2
- Asking and Answering Questions
- Main Idea and Details
- Determining Meaning of Domain Specific Words

- Detailed Lessons
- Directions
- Craft
- Setting Pieces

This Unit Is Perfect For:
- Literacy Skills Practice

- Quick Assessments

- Fun Activities

- Teaching Lessons

- Reading 1-1
- Enrichment

Supports Common Core Standards:
- RL.1.1
- RL.1.2

- RL.1.4

- RL.1.5

- RL.1.9

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Total Pages
32 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
Ask and answer questions to help determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases in a text.
Identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures).


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