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This unit covers the following key ideas, and has written informational text to cover each topic (1 page each), written at a grade 3-5 reading level.
*what is a period
*what it means to be on my period
*what should I do on my period?
*what else should I know?
There are supporting lessons to reinforce the readings including:
*close reading passage
*know / want to know chart
*true / false activity
*what advice would you give your friend? writing activity
*flash cards for 10 vocabulary words (could also be used for a matching game)
*how do you feel when you're on your period? visual activity
*who could I ask questions to? about this topic graphic organizer
This was created to be a comprehensive unit and is appropriate for girls starting their period, or who have started their period and are struggling with some aspect of it. It covers the importance of changing your pad, asking adults for help, and what is normal / not normal (ex. bleeding longer then 7 days).
I hope that this resources helps you and your students navigate this important and some times tricky topic in an engaging way!