*Poster: Introduces the connection between weather, plants and animals visually with “I can statements” from Common Core.
*40 colorful photos of spring with labels (flashcard size 6 per page)
*Game mat for photo category sort
*Printable: Worksheets to record sort answers (draw or write)/teachers’ worksheet answers
*60 spring vocabulary flashcards related to photos (1st & 2nd grade)
*Printable: Foldable generic vocabulary activity with directions
*Printable: Fill in the vowels (spring happenings) with answers
*Printable: Write what you like about spring
*Logical Link Game with tally printable and teachers’ directions
*Generic Hexagon Foldable with example and directions
*Printable Spring Observation Journal with directions
This unit is adaptable and may be used with your whole class, small groups and as a center.
The vocabulary flashcards (10 per page) are created to print on colored card stock. I have designed them to save you money (black design) and cutting time (one cut).
Common Core stresses the need for vocabulary and concept development in all grades. To grasp new words a child must be able to make a connection. By grouping words in a category and using photos, students (even ones having diminutive experiences) can make a connection to help them remember a word’s meaning.