Polar Bear Plunge! (A Non-Fiction Reading Strategies Unit for Grades 1-3)

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This informational text unit includes 2 versions of an informational mini-book about polar bears; 2 additional, differentiated, non-fiction Close Reading passages; primary and intermediate lined versions for all thinking sheets; and teaching guides that help you focus on teaching your students reading habits and strategies that they can apply to any non-fiction text.

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Support Materials
Additional Polar Bear Resources- Non Fiction Books
Additional Polar Resources – Fiction Books
Prepare to Read
KWL Charts
Leave Tracks of Your Thinking Text Coding Keys
3-2-1…Plunge! Thinking Graphic Organizers
Polar Bears Can, Have, Are
Asking Questions
Research Quad Sheets
I Have I.D.E.A.S. About Words – Context Clues
Figure It Out – Inferring
Main Idea and Detail Graphic Organizer

All About Polar Bears Mini-Book: Teacher Page
Mini-Book Conversations
All About Polar Bears: Mini-Book A (Lexile 380)
All About Polar Bears: Mini-Book B (Lexile 700)
Label the Polar Bear
Write a Caption/Infer from Photographs
Polar Bear Life Cycle
Polar Bears – Important vs. Interesting

Cause & Effect: Teacher Page
Passage Conversations
Threats to the Polar Bear– Lexile 480
Threats to the Polar Bear– Lexile 680
Tell Me Why – Cause & Effect Text Structure Poster
Let’s Talk Cause & Effect: Sentence Stems Poster
Chain Reaction – Cause & Effect

Polar Bear vs. Grizzly Bear: Compare & Contrast
Arctic Animals Fact Cards: Compare & Contrast
Polar Bears! passage- Lexile 590
Polar Bears! passage – Lexile 830
That’s a Wrap – Paraphrasing and Summarizing Sheets
Grizzly Bear! passage – Lexile 380
Grizzly Bear!– Lexile 550
That’s a Wrap – Paraphrasing and Summarizing Sheet
Polar Bears vs. Grizzly Bears Venn Diagrams
King of the Bears– Opinion Writing Sheets

Polar Bear Informative Writing Craftivity

Folder Labels and Cover Sheets

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Polar Bear Plunge! (A Non-Fiction Reading Strategies Unit
Polar Bear Plunge! (A Non-Fiction Reading Strategies Unit
Polar Bear Plunge! (A Non-Fiction Reading Strategies Unit
Polar Bear Plunge! (A Non-Fiction Reading Strategies Unit