If you LOVE teaching about research and writing, with shells and the ocean, then you're in luck! Your students will be engaged in fun and exciting activities in reading, writing, research and art! This resource includes lesson plans with mentor texts, anchor charts, vocabulary cards, interactive notebooks, a lap book, science investigation and expository writing templates.
Have an "ocean of fun" with this one!
This resource includes:
2 Days of Lesson Plans with Mentor Texts, Materials and Directions
Types of Shells:
What is Research?
What is a Scientist?
Seashells Lap Book:
Shell Choice Board
I Can "Post" My Facts
Comparing Two Types of Shells
Seashell Lap Book
Comparing Bivalve and Univalve Shells
Expository Writing Templates:
Seashells by the Seashore
Interactive Notebooks for Science:
Seashells Can, Have, Are...
Note: Materials that you might want to consider providing to use with this resource are:
Different types of shells
Mentor Texts about shells
Research information about shells
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