Cross-curricular, thematic unit packet that addresses 1-2 standards in reading, science, and social studies!
Fact Tracker Includes:
*Each page set includes "I can" statement written at the top, CCSS, Social Studies and Science aligned.*
-Pre-Assessment: Penguins...Can, Have, Are, Live, Eat
-One page non-fiction summary the life cycle of a penguin (Science Connection)
-Flow chart worksheet for students to fill in using the article. (RI.2.7, RI.2.5, RI.1.5, RI.1.7)
-Venn Diagram comparing the life cycle of a human to the life cycle of a penguin. (Science Connection)
-One page non-fiction summary of the structure of a penguin. (Science Connection)
-Label Activity: Diagram of penguin and label fill-ins (RI.2.5, RI.1.5)
-Structure and Purpose Activity: Graphic organizer where students draw a picture of each penguin body part and explain its purpose.
*Differentiated cut and paste accommodation for early readers and writers*
-Maps and Globes non-fiction text (SS connection)
-Map Features Non-fiction text (SS connection)
*Includes information about the 7 continents and 5 oceans*
-Map labeling activity using map features article (SS connection)
*Vocabulary: North Pole, South Pole, Prime Meridian, North America, South America, Antarctica, Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, Southern Ocean, Arctic Ocean.*
-Penguins and their locations (SS connection) using non-fiction text.
-Personal Glossary: 6 pages of adapted, penguin shaped, Frayer model (Word, Definition, Picture, Sentence.)
*Can be used to teach text features or to reinforce trick words embedded in packet.
*Can be easily adapted CCSS K Standards*