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This NEWLY UPDATED Spring Surprise BUNDLE has around 450 pages full of science, reading, and non-fiction writing activities to teach all about FROGS, CHICKENS, BUTTERFLIES & FLOWERING PLANTS, including their life cycle, labeled diagram, fact sheets, vocabulary cards, observation journal, compare and contrast, can/have/are, and much more!
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The activities align to the Common Core standards for Reading Informational Texts and Writing and the Next Generation Science Standards for Grades 1, 2, & 3.
The 4 units included in this bundle are shown below (see individual previews).
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The same activities are provided for Frogs, Chickens, Butterflies, & Flowering Plants. They include:
*Full Listing and links to the COMMON CORE STANDARDS covered in the units
*7 full-color FACT POSTERS with key information.
*3-4 page FACT SHEETS providing the teacher and students with information on the appearance, habitat, life cycle, diet, interesting facts, needs + more on each of the subjects.
*KWL (KNOW WONDER LEARN) Sheets
*Tons of VOCABULARY CARDS for each subject (for every word bolded in the fact sheets provided)
*SORTING FACTS activities where students must cut and paste facts into the correct category (appearance, diet, etc.)
*CAN, HAVE, ARE blank sheets & optional list of facts to sort under the correct headings
*READ & RESPOND activity. Read the passage provided and answer questions and make connections based on the text.
*FINDING INTERESTING FACTS sheets are provided. Have students read and record the main facts from the fact sheets.
*ASKING QUESTIONS before, during, and after reading and learning about a topic. Blank template provided for students to record their questions.
*Many LIFE CYCLE activities and posters provided!
1) Anchor charts
2) Posters & headings to make class anchor charts
3) Mini books to write about the life cycle
4) Story books to fill in and draw pictures
5) Cut & paste labels around the life cycle
*LIFE CYCLE CRAFTS
*LABELED DIAGRAM activities & posters
1) Anchor Charts
2) Posters & Heading to make class anchor charts
3) Cut & paste the labels/name the parts
*COMPARE & CONTRAST with Venn Diagrams. Sort fact sheets are provided for students to place in the correct location. Comparisons between different subjects (frogs & butterflies) and between parent and offspring (chickens & chicks).
* RESEARCH TEMPLATES for students to record notes that they locate while reading the fact sheets or elsewhere. Organized into headings (diet, habitat, etc.)
*REPORT BOOKLETS & WRITING PAPER are provided as a follow up to the research project. Students can put their notes into paragraph form and make a non-fiction book.
*OBSERVATION JOURNALS for in-class science activities
Look at the PREVIEW for an 11-page overview of the activities and materials provided in this pack.
You get 4 full sized units in 1 HUGE bundled pack for your convenience. It has everything you need to teach the subjects (lesson suggestions, printables, activities, anchor charts, headings for charts, templates, sorts, & much more!).
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