This 'All About Frogs' pack has over 100 pages full of science, reading, and non-fiction writing activities to teach all about frogs!
Look at the PREVIEW IMAGES for an overview of the activities and materials provided in this pack.
This pack has everything you need to teach about frogs (lesson suggestions, printables, activities, anchor charts, headings for charts, templates, sorts, & much more!).
The activities align to the Common Core standards for Reading Informational Texts and Writing and the Next Generation Science Standards for Grades 1 & 3.
The activities provided include:
*Full Listing and links to the COMMON CORE STANDARDS covered in the unit
*3-4 page FACT SHEETS providing the teacher and students with information on the appearance, habitat, life cycle, diet, interesting facts.
*KWL (KNOW WONDER LEARN) Sheet
*Tons of VOCABULARY CARDS (for every word bold in the fact sheets provided)
*SORTING FACTS activity where students must cut and paste facts into the correct category (appearance, diet, etc.)
*CAN, HAVE, ARE blank sheet & optional list of facts to sort under the correct headings
*READ & RESPOND 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.
*Many LIFE CYCLE activities and posters provided! 1) Anchor chart 2) Posters & headings to make class anchor charts 3) Mini book to write about the life cycle 4) Story book to fill in and draw pictures 5) Cut & paste labels around the life cycle
*LIFE CYCLE CRAFT
*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 (butterflies & frogs) and between parent and offspring (tadpoles & frogs).
* RESEARCH TEMPLATE for students to record notes that they locate while reading the fact sheets or elsewhere. Organized into headings (diet, habitat, 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.
*OBSERVATION JOURNAL for in-class science activities
I hope that you & your students enjoy using this pack!