Do you want one to two weeks full of safari fun for your classroom all based on the CCSS? This packet is filled with craftivities, whole and small group activities, games, a research paper and much more. All templates for craftivities are included along with links to all stories if you do not own the book.
Here is a detailed list of what you get:
*binocular craft instructions
*safari boy/girl templates to hang with binoculars
*moral of story crocodile craftivity to go with the fable The Monkey and The Crocodile (link included to fable) aligns to common core standard 2RL2 – Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
*compare/contrast giraffe craftivity to go with the book “Giraffes Can’t Dance” and “Everyone needs a friend” (links included to both) Venn Diagram headers included. Aligns to 2.RI.9. Compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic.
*Two printable stories for students to read and compare (Venn Diagram and a lion craftivity included) Aligns to 2.RI.9. Compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic.
*Set of safari game cards to play three different games, a game mat for an additional game, and assessment sheets that cover addition and subtraction (one version up to 9 and one version up to 20) that aligns to
2.OA.2 Fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies.
*prefix/suffix cards to learn meaning and then a board game for when students have mastered the meanings. Aligns to 2.RF.3d Decode words with common prefixes and suffixes.
*Printable story (link online included) for students to read and highlight adjectives. Elephant adjective craftivity with advanced story writing option. Assessment sheet included. Aligns to 2.L.1e Use adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.
*plural snakes craftivity with story about a snake and recording page. Plural concentration game. Aligns to 2.L.1b Form and use frequently occurring irregular plural nouns (e.g., feet, children, teeth, mice, fish).
*Bonus animal research project
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This is aligned to the 2nd grade CCSS, but the activities could be used with students in other grade levels as well.