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This unit is huge!!! I created a nonfiction mini ELA/Math unit around penguins and polar bears. Included in this unit is basically everything of which you could think!
So much is included here, I've listed what I could but you will have to download the preview to get an idea!!
This unit is designed for use in a first grade classroom and based on 1st grade CCSS, but could be adapted to kindergarten, second, or even third.
There are lesson plans for two days introducing nonfiction text features and finding the main idea and details of nonfiction text. And there are some ideas for extending the unit.
-Lesson Objectives, suggested books
-CCSS for entire unit
-Anchor charts: Nonfiction/Fiction Text Features, Main Idea and Details
-Pictures for anchor charts
-Features of fiction/nonfiction text center activity: picture cards, picture/word cards, word cards with differentiated process sheets
-Main Idea and Details Task Cards and process sheet.
-Vocabulary match game (pictures with words, words, and fill in the blank sentences) with process sheets
-Compare and Contrast Real Penguins and Fictional Penguins Venn diagram
-Circle, Tree, and Bubble Maps for Penguins and Polar Bears and blank maps for your own use
-Penguin Booklet Craft and Polar Bear Craft
-Odd and Even Bears activity and recording page
-Snowflake Subtraction activity and recording page
-Place Value Penguins and recording page
-ABC Bears—abc order activity with 15 words about the Arctic and recording page
-A Snowstorm of Grammar—Adjectives, nouns, and verbs games with recording sheets
- Questioning Cards
Enjoy this little freebie!! It's about to undergo a huge makeover!!