The Kentucky Derby: A Writing and Craft Bundle

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Engage your students in the Kentucky Derby experience with this reading, writing, & craft bundle! This mini-unit is perfect for the week leading up to the Kentucky Derby or if you are simply doing a unit on horses. No need to make patterns! Copy directly on colored paper and you are ready to go! This unit includes informational, narrative, and opinion writing topics {aligned to common core}, webs, organizers and much more. I have also included a few reading response sheets and a comprehension guide to the book Wonder Horse: The True Story of the World’s Smartest Horse by Emily Arnold McCully. Enjoy!!!

Inside you will find…
-Activity #1 Horse Craftivity, SQ3R Reading Strategy/Informative Writing (Lesson plans, directions, patterns, pictures, SQ3R reading sheets, horse web, 3 different informational writing sheets) {p.3-20}
-Activity #2 Derby Hat Craftivity and Narrative Writing (lesson plans, pictures, two graphic organizers, writing paper, patterns {p.21-32}
-Activity #3 Design Your Own Silks and Descriptive Writing (lesson plans, pictures, patterns, writing paper, activity suggestion) {p. 33-35}
-Activity #4 Racehorse Adjectives & Opinion Writing (directed drawing instructions, examples, opinion writing prompt & organizer, writing paper {p.36-40}
-Reading Response sheets (nouns/verbs/adjectives, story map, visual images, making inferences) {p. 41-45}
-Wonder Horse Comprehension Guide (making predictions, vocabulary, word work, comprehension questions, making connections, character traits) {p.46-49}



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The Kentucky Derby: A Writing and Craft Bundle
The Kentucky Derby: A Writing and Craft Bundle
The Kentucky Derby: A Writing and Craft Bundle
The Kentucky Derby: A Writing and Craft Bundle