This week long Close Read integrates ELA and Science for Kindergartners, First Graders, and Second graders, by using the Picture Book, POLAR BABIES, by Susan Ring. Students will learn about HABITATS, ENVIRONMENTS, and ADAPTATIONS by using the picture book, a printable emergent reader, and Poetry.
This set Includes:
• PRINTABLE EMERGENT CLOSE READ
POLAR BABIES, POLAR BABIES, WHAT DID YOU LEARN?
• Full Balanced Literacy Unit for 5 Days -10 Days
• Living and Nonliving Concept Cut and Paste
• Sound Sorts Cut and Paste
• Polar Bear Craft
• 5 Question Yes or No Test
• Detailed Lesson Plans that are Scripted
• Two Focus Writing and Illustrating Questions
• 8 Story Comprehension Questions that Dig Deeper into the text
• 7 Illustrated Vocabulary Cards Science
• AUTHOR'S PURPOSE
• FACTS and OPINIONS
• RHYMING WORDS
• ANTONYMS and SYNONYMS
• DIGGING DEEPER INTO TEXT
• CHARACTERS/SETTING/ PLOT
• USING GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS
• FLIP UP BOOK COVERS for ELA JOURNALS
• WRITING ACTIVITIES
There is a FIVE DAY POEM
• SOUND SORTS
• LIVING and NONLIVING SORTS
• FOUR 5 x 7 SOUND SORT POSTERS
• TWO 5 x 7 LIVING and NONLIVING POSTERS
This CLOSE READ is recommended for KINDERGARTEN through 2nd GRADE, but can be used for STRUGGLING 3rd graders.
You will enjoy having 5 DAYS of LESSON PLANS with detailed instructions already prepared for you. The fifth day ends with a 5 question multiple choice TEST, and Polar Bear Craftivity. All you will need to do is print and cut the EASY PREP PRINTABLES for ELA JOURNALS or notebook paper. This unit focuses on COMMON CORE standards and gives instruction for each grade level on how to adjust the lessons each day.
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