Spring Egg Reading and Writing Response Journals - Fiction and Non-Fiction

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Stories and Songs in Second
Grade Levels
1st - 3rd, Homeschool
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38 pages
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Stories and Songs in Second


Get ready to crack open some great fiction and non-fiction mentor texts for your integrated spring study of all things egg-related! This resource was designed to compliment your primary grade animal life cycle or holiday-themed unit, and includes two different reading and writing response booklets that will engage and excite your students. You can use them as literacy station choices or as part of a whole-group lesson, or plan to incorporate them into your integrated ELA and Science instruction throughout the month of April.

Please take a peek at the product thumbnails and thorough preview to see the different literacy skills covered:

  • Journal Booklet Covers
  • Eggcellent Eggs (Holiday)
  • Incredible Eggs (Science)

  • What Is Hatching ? Brainstorming pages for both fiction and non-fiction

  • Describe It! List-making pages for both adjectives and nouns

  • Do You Like To Eat Eggs? Opinion-writing page

  • Imagine It! Brainstorming page for creative writing

  • Ready! Set! Write! Pre-writing graphic organizers

  • Themed Writing Templates
  • My Incredible Egg Story
  • Holiday Bunny Business
  • I Am An Egg-cellent Artist

  • Story Illustration & Extra Writing Pages

  • Colorful Anchor Charts & Writing Prompts

  • Reading Response Template Pages
  • Favorite Story Character
  • Favorite Story Part
  • Story Retelling Map
  • Non-Fiction Fact Report

Patricia Polacco's Rechenka's Eggs and Ruth Heller's Chickens Aren't the Only Ones are two mentor texts that are perfect to use with this unit! Both have rich vocabulary and stunning illustrations that will inspire your young readers and writers!

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Total Pages
38 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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