Whale Science & Non-Fiction ELA Unit

Whale Science & Non-Fiction ELA Unit
Whale Science & Non-Fiction ELA Unit
Whale Science & Non-Fiction ELA Unit
Whale Science & Non-Fiction ELA Unit
Whale Science & Non-Fiction ELA Unit
Whale Science & Non-Fiction ELA Unit
Whale Science & Non-Fiction ELA Unit
Whale Science & Non-Fiction ELA Unit
Grade Levels
Product Rating
File Type

PDF (Acrobat) Document File

Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.

15 MB|147 pages
Share
Also included in:
  1. Non-Fiction & Science Resources for the Whole Year. This massive bundle has non-fiction ELA & life science units for the entire year and covers many themes for each season. This bundle is a collection of 17 nonfiction resources. Every 'All About' nonfiction & science unit in my store is
    $216.50
    $108.25
    Save $108.25
Product Description
This WHALE resource has almost 150 pages full of everything you need for your whale theme. It includes whale science, reading, and non-fiction writing activities to teach all about whales {toothed whales and baleen whales}.

This pack has everything you need to teach about whales (lesson suggestions, printables, activities, anchor charts, headings for charts, templates, sorts, & much more!).

Whale printables and materials are provided to teach a labeled diagram, research and write a report about whales, the different whale types, compare and contrast, can/have/are/eat/look, fact sheets, whale life cycle, and more!

Read this post about teaching whales in the classroom HERE!

The activities align to the Common Core standards for Reading Informational Texts and Writing and the Next Generation Science Standards for Grades 1 & 3.

You can NOW grab this unit in the Non-Fiction & Science for the Whole Year ENDLESS Bundle! This bundle has many units covering themes for the whole year & you will get any new science unit made for FREE! Grab it NOW at the special DISCOUNTED price HERE!

Upon purchase, you will be able to instantly download a PDF file.
The activities included upon instant download:

*Full Listing and links to the COMMON CORE STANDARDS covered in the unit

*4 page FACT SHEETS providing the teacher and students with information on the appearance, habitat & migration, life cycle, diet, and interesting facts.

* KWL (KNOW WONDER LEARN) & SCHEMA Sheets & Headers for charts

*Tons of VOCABULARY CARDS (for every word bold in the fact sheets provided)

* DEFINITION & WORD MATCH activity where students must match cards together.

*THEME WORD activity where students must define words using a glossary and illustrate the meaning.

*SORTING FACTS activity where students must cut and paste facts into the correct category (appearance, diet, etc.)

*CAN, HAVE, ARE, EAT, LOOK sheets & optional list of facts to sort under the correct headings

*CLOSE READING activity. Read the passage provided and answer questions and make connections based on the text.

*FINDING INTERESTING FACTS sheet is provided. Have students read and record the main facts from the fact sheets.

*ASKING QUESTIONS before, during, and after reading and learning. Blank template provided for students to record their questions.

*TYPES OF WHALES CRAFT - make a craft with examples of toothed whales and baleen whales. Can be used as a measurement activity to put the whales in order by size.

*LABELED DIAGRAM activities & posters
1) Anchor Charts
2) Posters & Heading to make class anchor charts
3) Cut & paste the labels/name the parts

*COMPARE & CONTRAST with Venn Diagrams. Sort fact sheets are provided for students to place in the correct location. Comparisons between different subjects (whales & fish) and between types of whales (baleen & toothed).

*RESEARCH TEMPLATE for students to record notes that they locate while reading the fact sheets or elsewhere. Organized into headings (diet, habitat & migration, etc.)

*REPORT BOOKLET & WRITING PAPER are provided as a follow up to the research project. Students can put their notes into paragraph form and make a non-fiction book.

*WHALE TYPE DICTIONARY for students to learn about the different types of whales.

*LIFE CYCLE MINI STORYBOOK for students to fill in and illustrate to describe the life cycle of a whale.

Look at the PREVIEW for an 10 page overview of the activities and materials provided in this pack.

Check out the BLOG POST written about this whale unit HERE

You might also be interested in these Non-Fiction ELA & Science units:
All About Penguins
All About Spiders
All About Fall
All About Butterflies
All About Chickens.
All About Frogs
Spring Science BUNDLE
All About Whales

Stay connected with Proud to be Primary
♥Click the star at the top to receive notifications of product releases and freebies.
Join our email list and get weekly teacher tip emails and access to our FREE resource library.
Join our Facebook group and connect with over a thousand PROUD primary teachers like yourself.
♥Visit our website at Proud to be Primary!

Questions, suggestions, and feedback are always welcome.
Just use the “Product Q&A” tab and I will get back to you as fast as I can!
Please ask all questions before purchasing.

This product is licensed for personal classroom use unless multiple licenses are purchased.
© Proud to be Primary
Total Pages
147 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
N/A
Report this Resource
Loading...
$9.99
Digital Download
List Price:
$12.50
You Save:
$2.51
More products from Proud to be Primary
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up