In this resource, you will receive the following:
*lesson plans for three lessons introducing paired fiction and using the fiction and nonfiction stories
*activities to use before, during, and after reading the texts, including a cover comparison activity, key vocabulary activities, a fiction story summary activity, a self-to-text connection activity, a key word vocabulary interactive flip book, key vocabulary posters in color and black and white, and a make a diagram of a water cycle activity
*links to six other activities to further explore the water cycle on the web, including videos, a song about the water cycle, crafts, and an easy science experiment to make your own water cycle.
About the Seller
Practice Makes Perfect is an Early Childhood/Elementary Education teacher from Southwestern Pennsylvania. After graduating college, she moved to South Florida, where she taught kindergarten in the Palm Beach County School District for 8 years. After having children, she decided (with her husband) that Florida was too far away from the rest of the family, and she moved back to her hometown, where she took a few years off to spend time with her son. She has been teaching in the parochial school system for 18 years now, first at kindergarten, and currently in a first grade classroom. Lesley has also taught 2nd and 3rd grade Spanish and 4th grade social studies.