Penguins, Polar Animals and Eskimo Fun! Math and Literacy Activities

Barbara Kilburn
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This activity pack is the perfect addition to your arctic themes! Your students will love learning about arctic animals (walrus, caribou, arctic fox and polar bears) as they practice important academic skills in an engaging way! Best of all--the activities are LOW-PREP and printer ink friendly! Both color and black and white printing options, as well as an answer key for the skill sheets are all included!

The following contents are included:
"What lives in the arctic?" emergent reader book. Full-color big book, student black-line mini-version and pocket chart version with student worksheet. This activity is perfect for guided reading or a pocket chart center!
Arctic and Penguin Read the Room/Vocabulary. 12 different vocabulary cards as well as three different student recording sheets are included.
Fishing for some Digraphs (sh, ch, wh & th) beginning digraph sort with 24 different picture cards and 3 different NO-prep student worksheets.
Penguin/Iceberg c-v-c and c-v-c-c word match 12 cvc and 12 cvcc patterned words with matching picture cards. 4 different student worksheets are also included for further practice.
Polar Pals Rhyming -- 20 different rhyming word family pairs (both long and short vowel families) and 5 different student worksheets for further practice.
Animal facts and writing pages. Fact sheets are included for walruses, caribou, polar bears and arctic foxes. 5 different student writing and graphic organizer pages are included as well. Check out the preview for a closer look.
Polar bear and penguin compare and contrast (2 different student graphic organizer pages)
Spin, Tally and Graph An Arctic Animal with student worksheet
Graphing/survey questions. Three different arctic themed questions that are perfect for creating charts, or to use for your question of the day. Student survey sheets are also included if you would like to make this a fun math center activity too!
Penguin Ten Frames. There are two included activities--one where students simply match the ten frame with the numeral, and the other is where students match the numeral, number word, ten frame and tally marks to represent numbers. 3 different student worksheets are also included.
➤Polar Paw Non-Standard Measurement. 8 different measurement cards as well as a "polar bear paw" ruler is included for measurement. A student recording sheet is also included.
➤Arctic Animal Math/Problem solving. 7 different addition and subtraction word problems are included

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Write a letter or letters for most consonant and short-vowel sounds (phonemes).
Produce and expand complete sentences in shared language activities.
Print many upper- and lowercase letters.
Read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding.


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