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Polar Animal Activities Arctic and Antarctic

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1st - 3rd, Homeschool
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Teach students all about the antarctic and arctic habitats with this thorough unit covering nine different polar animals as well as the arctic and antarctic habitats. This Polar Animal Arctic and Antarctic informational text nonfiction unit includes, non-fiction text, comprehension activities, math, art and science extensions as well as multiple report templates and graphic organizers. All you need for a print and go polar animal research unit!

Arctic and Antarctic Animals Included:

  • Arctic Fox
  • Arctic Hare
  • Snowy Owl
  • Penguin
  • Walrus
  • Seal
  • Caribou or Reindeer
  • Polar Bear
  • Orca or Killer Whale

This engaging unit includes:


1. KWL(s)

2. Report Templates

- Polar Animal report wheel

- All about book for Informative writing

- Opinion outline

- Blank writing paper

- Multiple graphic organizers to help you differenitate

3. Compare and contrast Venn Diagrams

4. Arctic and Antarctic non-fiction passages with comprehension

5. Polar animal small nonfiction reader (9 animals featured)

6. Polar Animal notes book

7. Arctic and Antarctic brainstorm

8. ABC order vocabulary

9. Vocabulary word search


1. Favorite polar animal

2. Polar animal differentiated story problems

3. Polar animal making 10’s


1. The “Blubber Barrier” hands on experiment


1. Interactive flip book folders for each animal

2. Polar animal True or False

3. Polar animal make your own reader’s theatre

4. Step by step polar bear art

5. Polar animal coloring sheets

6. Books that I recommend

You might also like my Polar Animal Guided Reading Bundle. These resources are geared more to reading comprehension using mentor texts with of course many other engaging learning opportunities.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., read a number of books on a single topic to produce a report; record science observations).
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., explore a number of “how-to” books on a given topic and use them to write a sequence of instructions).
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.


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