Rainforest Unit for Primary Teachers

Rainforest Unit for Primary Teachers
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Rainforest Unit for Primary Teachers
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Rainforest Unit for Primary Teachers
Rainforest Unit for Primary Teachers
Rainforest Unit for Primary Teachers
Rainforest Unit for Primary Teachers
Rainforest Unit for Primary Teachers
Rainforest Unit for Primary Teachers
Rainforest Unit for Primary Teachers
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This unit on the rainforest includes activities to go along with six different books. The strategy in this packet focuses on the author's purpose but there are many more reading and writing strategies included. Each story comes with colorful anchor chart posters, activities to teach author's purpose writing activities and a few additional reading strategies. There is a report template included to complete a rainforest animal research project. Also included is a rainforest word wall, seven different rainforest crafts, lesson plans, and word work activities. The focus stories are, Nature’s Green Umbrella by Gail Gibbons, The Great Kapok Tree by Cherry, All About Rain Forest Animals by Mitchell (INCLUDED), If I Ran the Rain Forest Bonnie Worth, The Umbrella by Jan Brett & Over in the Jungle by Marianne Berkes. See below for a list of specific activities.

Anchor Charts

• Author’s Purpose

• Persuade (2)

• Inform (2)

• Entertain (2)

The Great Kapok Tree by Cherry

• Author’s Purpose anchor chart (colorful posters)

• Author’s Purpose Worksheet

• Story Mapping

• Questioning

• Persuasive Pre-writing and Writing

Nature’s Green Umbrella

• Author’s Purpose anchor chart (colorful posters)

• Author’s Purpose Worksheet

• Anticipation Guide

• Ecosystem

• Informative Pre-writing and Writing

If I Ran the Rain Forest by Bonnie Worth

• Author’s Purpose anchor chart (colorful posters)

• Author’s Purpose Worksheet

• True/False

• 4 Layers of the Rain Forest cut and glue animals

• Informative Pre-writing and Writing

The Umbrella by Jan Brett

• Author’s Purpose anchor chart (colorful posters)

• Author’s Purpose Worksheet

• Questioning

• Main Idea and Details

• Survey

• Opinion Pre-writing and Writing

All about Rain Forest Animals by Mitchell

• Author’s Purpose anchor chart (colorful posters)

• Author’s Purpose Worksheet

• Non-fiction text features checklist

• Digging for Details

• Clarify Meaning

• Fact and Details

• Headings

• Table of Contents

• Glossary

• Informative Pre-writing and Writing

Colorful word wall cards

• Schema/New Learning Cards

• KWL cards

• Sleepy Sloths

Over in the Jungle by Berkes

• Author’s Purpose anchor chart (colorful posters)

• Author’s Purpose Worksheet

• Rhyming

• Alphabetizing

Bonus Activities

• Writing Checklist

• Sloth Pre-writing and Writing

• Can, Have, and Layers

• Rain, Rain, Rain Forest worksheet

• Rain Forest Packet cover page

• Rain Forest Schema before learning

• Rain Forest after learning

Research:

• Letter to parents

• Template: cover page, animal group, layer, food, babies, body, fun facts, photo album, about the author, class comments

• Certificates: color and black and white

Word Work Activities:

• Making Words

• Word Search

• ABC Order

• Syllables

• Fact or Opinion

• Asking vs. Telling

Crafts:

• Sloth

• Toucan paper topper

• Toucan

• Boa

• Tiger

• Monkey

• Parrot

• Tree Frog

Total Pages
169 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
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