Summer Season Science Unit - Reading & Writing Activities - Sunflower, Starfish

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Do you need lesson ideas and activities for your summer unit and lesson plans? Make learning about summer exciting with these engaging non-fiction ELA and science mini-lessons and activities about honeybees, starfish, and sunflowers!

This resource will help your first grade, second grade, or third grade students build writing skills, understand informational text and build reading comprehension, and learn interesting facts about important summer themes and concepts this summer season.

⭐ Create anchor charts to lead your lessons and use the low-prep activities to teach a comprehensive unit that supports every student in your classroom.

⭐ Students will discover about autumn by reading captivating non-fiction text that is written in student language and completing partner projects and independent activities.

What you get in this HUGE Summer unit:

  • Visual activity instructions for your lessons
  • Non-fiction children’s book list about summer to use for your project
  • Know, Wonder, Learn (KWL) & Schema activities with anchor chart headers
  • Vocabulary and fact posters with real photographs
  • Vocabulary activities – matching & cards
  • Fact sorting and recording pages
  • Labeled diagrams of a sunflower, honeybee, and starfish
  • Printable booklets for kids to fill-in, read, and draw
  • Life cycle of a honeybee with anchor chart headers, activities, and mini books
  • Summer photo analysis
  • Differentiated writing prompts
  • Bee directed drawing
  • Starfish writing and craft
  • Research report booklet and writing paper
  • Compare & contrast summer to fall on a Venn Diagram
  • Summer observation journal
  • 2 summer experiments

**Check out the PREVIEW for a thorough look into what this resource includes!**

Why You Need the Summer unit:

  • This ONE science and non-fiction ELA unit has several activities making it easy to differentiate for all students.
  • Real facts are used in an engaging, student-friendly way.
  • Saves you time with simple print-and-go activities.
  • Helps guide meaningful lessons that enhance understanding of summer vocabulary and facts.
  • Build oral reading fluency and comprehension skills with the stories.
  • Easily create and display anchor charts with the included pieces.
  • Conduct engaging and meaningful research projects about the summer.

The best part? This resource saves you time as it is comes with print-and-go activities and everything you’d need to teach your students about summer, starfish, sunflowers and honeybees.


⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Lanier’s Lions. says,” This pack was a great addition to my summer unit! Thank you!”

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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Adria K. says, “I used this with my summer school kids. and they really liked it. It was small groups of 3-4 and we had great discussions based on what they learned. Thank you so much for making a great product.”


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Purchase the Seasons Nonfiction Reading ELA & Science Bundle to get this pack plus Spring, Fall, and Winter units!

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The activities align to the Common Core standards for Reading Informational Texts and Writing and the Next Generation Science Standards.

Supports Common Core Standards (CCSS):

W.1.2, W.1.7, RI.1.1, RI.1.2, RI1.3, RI.1.4, RI.1.5, RI.1.6, RI.1.7, RI.1.9, RI.1.10

W.2.2, W.2.7, RI.2.1, RI.2.2, RI2.3, RI.2.4, RI.2.5, RI.2.6, RI.2.7, RI.2.9, RI.2.10

W.3.2, W.3.7, W.3.8, W.3.10, RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.6, RI.3.7, RI.3.9, RI.3.10

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