Your students will be positively passionate about Polar Bears with this fun and exciting unit! The ELA portion of this packet is designed to give younger students an opportunity to explore a nonfiction topic in depth. Your students will engage in research, develop higher level vocabulary, and write facts about these magnificent polar animals. Also included, are several Polar Bear literacy and math activities that can be used whole group, small group, or as a work station. Your students will barely know they are learning with this fun and engaging unit!
Included in this unit:
All About Polar Bears - nonfiction classroom resource book (color version)
All About Polar Bears - nonfiction emergent reader (reproducible version)
All About Polar Bears - research guide which includes vocabulary pages, map, writing page, diagram, tree map, venn diagram
Bubber Experiment - Help students understand how blubber helps keep animals warm in the Arctic
Polar Bear True/False - Students will read statements about Polar Bears and decide if the statement is true or false
Polar Bear Missing Middles - Students will identify missing middle vowels in words
Polar Power Build-A-Word - Students will build and write CVC words
Polar Bear Race - Students will add dice in this fun and exciting partner addition game
Polar Bear Bonds - Students will identify the missing portion of number bonds
Polar Bear Addition - Students will count on and write addition sentences
Polar Bear Counting - Students will identify the number represented on the ten frames. Then count and write the next two numbers.
*Easy Prep! Teacher directions and answer keys included.
*Student recording sheets included for each activity.
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