This unit is a literature based science unit. Everything in this unit is included, charts, themed writing paper, rubrics, and fact sheets. This unit is interactive for students with complete activities and student centered work. You will need to provide the book listed below. These can be found in libraries or at a store if you choose to purchase them on your own. This unit also Aligns to the Common Core Standards.
You will need the following books to use for these lessons:
Antarctica By Helen Cowcher
Tacky the Penguin By Helen Lester
Penguins! By Gail Gibbons
Little Penguin’s Tale By Audrey Wood
Cinderella Penguin By Janet Perlman
The Adventures of Little Polar Bear (Hands De Beer)
You will also need access to a computer or smartboard for the electronic articles that are referenced in the lesson plans.
In this packet you will find:
*Themed writing paper (Primary and elementary)
*Lesson plans with materials, objectives, procedures and assessments
*Rubrics- filled in and blank for desired purposes
*a few supplemental ideas
*final unit assessment includes a puzzle and a persuasive writing piece that can be used in different ways to differentiate between grade levels