is perfect for young learners that love learning about animal life. This unit is based around essential questions
and uses vocabulary cards with real pictures
, anchor charts, large and small group as well as independent writing and center to reinforce concepts and fun hands on craftivities that students will love! I have even included a sample lesson plans
to demonstrate how to implement the activities. You will find everything you need for a complete pond unit!
This Unit Includes:
Sample Lesson Plans: take a look at how I use and implement the unit.
Anchor Charts Included:
"What is a Pond?," Fish Parts, "What is an amphibian (fish, bird, mammal, insect?" and Life Cycle of a Frog.
using real pictures the boys and girls will identify plants and animals that you can find near a pond. This is a great brainstorming activity.
students will learn more about different species of animals that live in and around ponds (insects, amphibians, mammals, insects and birds).
Fish Parts Label:
students will learn about the different parts of a fish in this large group activity.
Fish Parts Label Craft: students will be sure to remember the parts of a fish with this cute labeling craft.
Pond Animal Label:
students will learn about animals that live in a pond with real
Pond Animal Reproducible:
students will work on labeling and focus on five main animals found in and around the pond with this writing activity.
Life Cycle of a Frog:
introduce the life cycle of a frog with a fun large group activity.
Life Cycle of a Frog Craft:
students will be sure to remember the life cycle of a frog with this fun craft.
Pond Comprehension Pages: helps students build on prior knowledge and clarify learning with fun comprehension pages.
The Pond Craft:
students will create a fun and colorful pond diagram that will allow them to share with their family.
Pond Word Write
students will learn new vocabulary with this pond wrtite the room activity. I use this in my literacy centers during pond week. (RF.K.3)
Sight Word Search: students will enjoy searching the room for pond friends. You will love that they are reading and writing sight words. This is a great writing and spelling activity. (RF.K.3.C)
students will look deeper at numbers to see how they are made up of tens and ones with this fun tadpole twenty frame activity. (K.CC.B.4, K.CC.B.5)
students will add groups of objects and then use numbers to represent them. (K.CC.A.3, K.OA.A.1)
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