This Spring Surprise BUNDLE has almost 400 pages full of science, reading, and non-fiction writing activities to teach all about FROGS, CHICKENS, BUTTERFLIES & FLOWERING PLANTS!
Look at the PREVIEW IMAGES for an overview of the activities and materials provided in this pack.
You get 4 full sized units in 1 HUGE bundled pack for your convenience. It has everything you need to teach the subjects (lesson suggestions, printables, activities, anchor charts, headings for charts, templates, sorts, & much more!).
This unit is geared towards first through third grade.
The same activities are provided for Frogs, Chickens, Butterflies, & Flowering Plants. They include:
*3-4 page FACT SHEETS providing the teacher and students with information on the appearance, habitat, life cycle, diet, interesting facts, needs + more on each of the subjects.
*KWL (KNOW WONDER LEARN) Sheets
*Tons of VOCABULARY CARDS for each subject (for every word bolded in the fact sheets provided)
*SORTING FACTS activities where students must cut and paste facts into the correct category (appearance, diet, etc.)
*CAN, HAVE, ARE blank sheets & 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 sheets are provided. Have students read and record the main facts from the fact sheets.
*ASKING QUESTIONS before, during, and after reading and learning about a topic. Blank template provided for students to record their questions.
*Many LIFE CYCLE activities and posters provided! 1) Anchor charts 2) Posters & headings to make class anchor charts 3) Mini books to write about the life cycle 4) Story books to fill in and draw pictures 5) Cut & paste labels around the life cycle
*LIFE CYCLE CRAFTS
*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 (frogs & butterflies) and between parent and offspring (chickens & chicks).
* RESEARCH TEMPLATES for students to record notes that they locate while reading the fact sheets or elsewhere. Organized into headings (diet, habitat, etc.)
*REPORT BOOKLETS & 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 JOURNALS for in-class science activities
I hope that you & your students enjoy using this pack!