This HUGE informational text unit is based on polar bears. It is closely aligned to the Common Core State Standards for Informational Text. It is packed full of close read plans, nonfiction articles, graphic organizers, vocabulary cards and much more! This unit is designed to maximize student success and please teachers with it's NO PREP plans. Every article is offfered in three levels of text and vocabulary complexity. The differentiation is done for you! Perfect for increasing exposure to rigorous texts, whole group instruction, small group instruction, homework, individual reading and responding and much more!