This Watermelon Unit is part of the Kiddos Connect to Kindness All Year Series.
(Please check out “A Classroom Full of Kind Kiddos Freebie” for a list of the monthly units.)
The components included are the following:
*Kindness poster and extensions
*Literature book close with a kindness theme (Watermelon Party, by Jasmine Cabanaw) with WOW! words and Text/Big Thinking Questions
*Informational Close on Watermelons with WOW! words and Text/Big Thinking Questions
*Shared book and kiddo copy (The Giant Watermelon "and")
*Framed writing with pocket chart and kiddo copy (The Watermelon)
*52 pages of Click and Copy printables for Literacy and Math (incorporating many common core standards)
*Science (Watermelon Life Cycle)
*Art (paper plate watermelon, watermelon man, boy/girl eating watermelon)
*Cooking (Watermelon Pizza)
*Culminating activities (watermelon seed spitting contest, class graph, interviewing graph, watermelon math)
Thank you very much!
Janice Marshall and Ann Rainwater