Your students will LOVE learning about the fascinating Whale Shark! This unit is perfect for Shark Week too! The Whale Shark Research Unit is PACKED with ready to go materials and a PowerPoint presentation! This unit is interactive and utilizes multimodal strategies to increase student engagement and outcomes. The Whale Shark unit is a comprehensive week long unit that integrates technology, vocabulary, writing, art, reading strategies and more! Students will respond to informational text by answering questions in a student booklet in a variety of formats. Students will learn vocabulary words by creating a picture vocabulary flip book. The vocabulary words are embedded throughout the unit to promote ample opportunities for learning.
Included with your purchase:
*Whale Shark PowerPoint: 13 slides
*Lesson Plans for one week with Lesson Plan Pacing Guide: 2 pages
*Detailed Description of how to implement the Activities: 4 pages
*Student Workbook with comprehension questions: 7 pages plus Blackline cover
*Vibrant Vocabulary cards (5)
*Definitions for Vocabulary words
*Vocabulary word flip book with pictures
*Writing paper (2 options for handwriting lines)
*Graphic Organizer for writing a paragraph (2 options for handwriting lines)
*Crossword puzzle with answer key
*Get the Gist graphic organizer
*Puzzle Pieces vocabulary match (word, picture and definition)
*Whale Shark labels for pocket to store student work
*Photos for an Anchor Chart
*Whale Shark SMART ART writing activity
Your download will be a zip file with the PowerPoint presentation and the Whale Shark Research unit.
Are you interested in more shark units?
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*The Great White Shark Unit with PowerPoint
*The Bull Shark Unit with PowerPoint
*The Hammerhead Shark Unit with PowerPoint