Sharks FREEBIE! Zoo Animal Research Mixed w/ Authentic Literacy Practice!

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PreK - 1st
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  1. Get ready, because your class is going to LOVE these primary-appropriate animal research project about OCEAN ANIMALS! :) You'll love the quick, daily writing practice they get with beginning and ending sounds, blends, digraphs, & sight words... all "cleverly disguised" as an engaging animal re
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  2. This bundle includes 4 thoughtfully designed animal research projects that are a beautiful blend of literacy & science. Each unit even comes with 10-16 "teacher-approved" video clip links that make everything you just learned about COME TO LIFE! Read & write about the butterfly life cycle
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Your class will eat this resource up! ;) And you'll love the quick, daily practice they get with beginning and ending sounds, blends, digraphs, and sight words... all "cleverly disguised" as an engaging animal research project. Hahaha! Let's dive in!



This popular freebie is a PDF file that can be printed and made into a packet for each of your students. An answer key and teaching tips are included for you, teachers.

To really make your student's learning come to life, for only $1, you can grab the link to all the best 14 teacher-approved video clips that coordinate with the lessons HERE: ✅ Sharks

I like to work through the packet by doing one page a day together and following up our work with 2-3 fun video clips. The first page is a shark diagram (complete with fabulous facts about each part!). You'll guide students as they fill in each label (In my class we s-t-r-e-t-c-h out the word as a whole group and they help me figure out which letters we're hearing. As I write it on my paper, they're all writing on theirs, too.... it's super engaging.).

Other pages include: habitat, food, babies, and fun facts. Each page includes about 10 blanks where students will (with your guidance) fill in things like: missing letter sounds (beginning and ending), simple sight words, blends, digraphs, or numbers. It's all very AUTHENTIC and IN-CONTEXT, which makes it more MEANINGFUL and FUN for everyone!!!

By the end of the 5 days, your little learners will have gained lots of great literacy practice and they'll feel like proud little shark experts! Chances are good YOU will have even learned some cool new info as well (I know I learned a lot researching and creating this project- sharks are fascinating! I worked hard to pull out truly interesting facts and not just the basic blah blah blah we've heard before). :)

And like I mentioned above, there's MORE! Check out this freebie and if/when you love ❤️it, come on back to grab the Google Slides Edition of this resource so you can have links to all the videos that go with it for only $1! Here is the Google Slides Edition!

It's awesome because it includes:

⭐️ 14 totally teacher-approved, embedded and easy to view video clips (most are about 1-3 min) that make what your students learned about each day COME TO LIFE! ✨ Learn about shark pups and then SEE them in action (without having to spend your precious teacher time surfing the internet for clips that are appropriate and interesting- I gotcha covered!).

⭐️ Slides that reveal the answers one blank at a time so all you have to do is just discuss and flip through the show. Easy peasy and super cool!

Again, you can find it here: The 70-page Google Slides Edition! Yay!

If you like this concept, I have many more animal research projects just like this one:













Zoo Animal Research BUNDLE

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