This turkey unit is a nonfiction close reading informational text study and includes extended turkey activities. It includes a turkey informational reader, close reading activities, informative writing, turkey life cycle, poems and more!
Here is what’s included:
For Close Reading:
*Original Informational Text – All About Turkeys, 13 pages (real life photographs)
*Questions About Key Details - list of text dependent discussion questions.
*Partner Q & A Posters – Q & A posters about key details with color coded sentence frames. (great for projecting on interactive whiteboards!)
*Main Topic & Details – A writing, cut and paste activity where students write the main topic on the turkey body and details on the feathers. Great for classroom display!
*Meaning of Words in a Text – (Wild, Domestic) text dependent questions, includes poster elements for recording group discussion (with real life photographs).
*Informative Turkey Writing
-graphic organizer/tree map
-turkey writing paper - 4
-turkey words for pocket chart (with real life photographs)
-turkey words – student version, color and black/white versions (great writing folder resource)
*Turkey Life Cycle
Student cut and paste life cycle sequence
Elements to make a poster size turkey life cycle for whole group discussion (or use in pocket chart)
Turkey Life Cycle Book –with life cycle pictures – students write about the stages of the life cycle
*Pinecone Turkeys – directions to make a pinecone turkey
*Mr. Turkey Poem – poem (color and black/white versions)
-Sample Mr. Turkey large poster with directions for hand movements
Please download a free preview to see all that is included and feel free to email me with any questions.
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