This activity is excellent for first grade and kindergarten, and is aligned with Common Core Standards. It has full lesson plans for organizing and writing an informative piece, and fun at the same time as students create a bat and birdhouse with bird. After reading the book Stellaluna, by Janelle Canyon, model for students how to compare and contrast.This package is leveled with three options for differentiation- pictures, sentences to paste, or written responses. This is an excellent way to have students work on informative writing, using literature to integrate science, and to practice using a graphic organizer. Writing paper is included with cute bat and bird. Also included - journal cover, writing rubric for self editing, pictures of completed work, and Turn Talk technique directions. This is also a great activity to show off for a hall bulletin board.