Zoo Animals Kindergarten includes writing printables for twenty different zoo animals: alligator, cheetah, elephant, flamingo, giraffe, gorilla, hippo, koala, lion, lizard, monkey, panda, parrot, peacock, polar bear, rhino, snake, tiger, turtle, and zebra. I also include one printable for students to choose a zoo animal that is not included in the packet.
Have your students read and listen to books about zoo animals.
Students complete “is, can, has” frame sentences about each zoo animal. Each printable has a place for students to illustrate their writing. Students can write about every zoo animal, or they can choose which animals they want to write about.
You can place the printables at a thematic writing/science or literacy center or use them during your writing block for guided or independent writing.
I also include half-page sized posters of each of the zoo animals. Both colored and black and white versions are included. These can be laminated and placed on a pocket chart or word wall or placed at a writing center for reference.
“Is, can, has” word cards are included for whole or small group brainstorming and discussions. The students can share their ideas for completing the frame sentences.
Another idea is to have students write about their favorite zoo animal. The writings can be compiled into a class book and placed in your reading center for the students to read. A class book cover in both color and black and white is included in the packet.
Includes graphics &/or fonts copyright Dianne J. Hook. www.djinkers.com. License #: 1214207247.
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