Are you looking for a non-fiction unit for your K-2 students? This is a 63 page non-fiction reading and writing unit all about woodland animals! It contains everything need for a successful unit on "All About Books"! This packet is full of information about 7 woodland animals and includes the writing paper and materials necessary for your students to write their own fact filled "All About" book about the animal of their choosing. The packet includes:
o Fact pages about each animal (squirrel, raccoon, moose, black bear, white-tailed deer, owl and skunk), including a photograph page for each animal.
o Can/Have/Are Charts and example page for each animal, and a Venn diagram for comparing barn and true owls.
o Labeling pages with answer key for each animal.
o Large, colorful pieces for whole group can/have/are charts for each animal.
o Fact sheet to jot information about the animal prior to completing a non-fiction book.
o Non-Fiction book writing paper to be used for a final writing piece about one woodland animal, including a page for table of contents and a glossary, plus an example page for writing!
o “I Can” chart for "all about books".
o A list of texts about woodland animals appropriate for k-2 students.
o Links to informational videos about woodland animals.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.K.2 Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1.2 Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.5 Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.6 Distinguish between information provided by pictures or other illustrations and information provided by the words in a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.5 Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.2 Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
This unit is full of non-fiction fun!