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SHARKS Science Mini Unit and Interactive Notebook Grades 2-4

SHARKS Science Mini Unit and Interactive Notebook Grades 2-4

Mini Unit about sharks. Includes 13 reading passages about sharks and 12 different types of sharks and the shark life cycle. Passages are half a page and have reading comprehension questions below. Interactive notebook foldables are to create an interactive notebook about the shark life cycle and to add facts about the 12 types of sharks. Pictures of a completed notebook are attached. There are several worksheets, KWL, anticipatory set, and a shark mask craft. Assessment at the end. Table of contents: Page 1 - Cover Page 2 - For the teacher Page 3 - KWL Page 4-5 - Anticipatory set and answer key Page 6 - What is a shark? Reading passage Page 7 - Life Cycle of a shark Page 8 - Great white shark reading passage and comprehension Page 9 - Bull shark reading passage and comprehension Page 10 - Hammerhead shark reading passage and comprehension Page 11 - Whale shark reading passage and comprehension Page 12 - Tiger shark reading passage and comprehension Page 13 - Basking shark reading passage and comprehension Page 14 - Black tip reef shark reading passage and comprehension Page 15 - White tip reef shark reading passage and comprehension Page 16 - Lemon shark reading passage and comprehension Page 17 - Nurse shark reading passage and comprehension Page 18 - Blue shark reading passage and comprehension Page 19 - Mako shark reading passage and comprehension Page 20 - Life cycle interactive notebook foldable Page 21 -23 - Shark types interactive notebook foldable Page 24-25 - Completed notebook Page 26 - Shark color by number Page 27 - Shark food worksheet Page 28 - Shark mask craft Page 29-32 - Show what you know assessment and answer key Page 33 - Resources for further learning Page 34-36 - Credits and Terms of Use

By ashleybrennan

Biology Unit & Interactive Notebook: 6 Types of Animal Groups Grades 2-4 Science

Biology Unit & Interactive Notebook: 6 Types of Animal Groups Grades 2-4 Science

Complete Biology Unit and Interactive Notebook with Formal and Informal Assessment. Includes each of the following for all 6 animal groups (Invertebrates, reptiles, amphibians, reptiles, mammals, birds and fish): KWL, reading passages (colorful with actual pictures of animals), reading comprehension (fill in the blanks) with answer key, interactive notebook foldable (correlates with reading passage), diary of an animal writing assignment, place the animal in its habitat. An informal assessment is a cut and sort the animal pictures into their groups. Formal assessment is also included with answer key. Pictures of a completed interactive biology notebook are included. Also two additional unit vocabulary words. Pages of download: 1- Cover 2- Teacher Information 3-9- Completed interactive journal pictures 10-13 - Interactive journal vocabulary pages 14-15 - Vocabulary definitions 16 - KWL Invertebrates 17-19 - Reading passage Invertebrates 20-21 - Reading Comprehension Invertebrates and answer key 23 - Invertebrates interactive journal foldables 24 - Invertebrates diary writing assignment 25 - Invertebrates habitat cut and glue 26 - Reptile KWL 27-28 - Reptile reading passage 29-30 - Reptile reading comprehension and answer key 31 - Reptile interactive journal foldable 32 - Reptile Diary 33 - Reptile habitat cut and glue 34 - Amphibian KWL 35-36 - Amphibian reading passage 37-38 - Amphibian comprehension and answer key 39 - Amphibian interactive journal foldable 40 - Amphibian diary writing assignment 41 - Amphibian habitat cut and glue 42 - Venn Diagram - Compare and contrast reptiles and amphibians 43 - Mammal KWL 44-45 - Mammal reading passage 46-47 - Mammal reading comprehension and answer key 48 - Mammal interactive journal foldable 49 - Mammal diary writing assignment 50 - Mammal habitat cut and glue 51 - Fish KWL 52-53 - Fish reading passage 54-55 Fish reading comprehension and answer key 56 - Fish interactive journal foldable 57 - Fish diary writing assignment 58 - Fish habitat cut and glue 59 - Bird KWL 60-61 - Bird reading passage 62-63 - Bird reading comprehension and answer key 64 - Bird interactive journal foldable 65 - Bird diary writing assignment 66 - Bird habitat cut and clue 67-68 - cut and sort the animal pictures into 6 groups (informal assessment) 69-72 - End of unit assessment and answer key 73-75 - credits and copyright, terms of use

By ashleybrennan

The History of the phone - 50 years

The History of the phone - 50 years

This is the history of the phone for the last 50 years. It has a notebook showing how the phone has changed over each decade since 1967. It goes from the red telephone box to the iPhone. There are activities to play and a phone visual board. It shows the different phones of the last 50 years. It has activities to decide if the phone is from the past or now. It links to Youtube which shows the evolution of the telephone. It has visual images to support it. There is a funny movie showing me using the different phones over the last 50 years. This links to our history unit of work. It was made for special needs and would be useful for young mainstream students. It is a fun, easily adaptable resource.

By pearp

Life Cycle of a Kookaburra - Interactive Activities and Worksheets

Life Cycle of a Kookaburra - Interactive Activities and Worksheets

Life cycle of a kookaburra - this resource contains an interactive whiteboard smart notebook activity. It shows the life cycle of the kookaburra and then has a range of interactive activities to reinforce the learning. There are accompanying worksheets for the kookaburra life cycle as well as pre-literacy reading and writing worksheets relating to the kookaburra. It has visual images to reinforce the understanding of the concepts. It was design for special needs but would work very well for early mainstream students.

By pearp

Emotions: Learning about 6 emotions

Emotions: Learning about 6 emotions

Emotions: this is a smart notebook resource, which introduces 6 emotions - calm, happy, sad, angry, tired and sick. It give examples of these emotions and how you feel when experiencing these emotions. It uses visual images to support understanding. It has a few comprehension pages. There are worksheets to support the comprehension activities and also some worksheets for pre-reading and pre-writing activities around the emotions. It was designed for students with special needs and would work well for young mainstream students

By pearp

Dinosaur Topic Mega Bundle

Dinosaur Topic Mega Bundle

A mega bundle of dinosaur resources suitable for Infant and SEN teaching. This bundle includes maths and literacy resources as well as planning.

By suebee1

Reader's Notebook Constructed Response Mega Pack

Reader's Notebook Constructed Response Mega Pack

Have your students extend their thinking with constructed response journal prompts for reader's notebooks! These journal prompts bump up the rigor for the reading Common Core Standards which can be used in either 3rd or 4th grade. All prompts are classroom tested. Use the included teacher examples to model expectations with your students! Check out the preview to get an idea of what this awesome Mega Pack includes! Included: Title Page Thank You Page Table of Contents Pg 4 : Asking and Answering Questions (RI.1) Pg. 5 : A Letter to the Author (RL.1) Pg. 7 : Retelling Important Events (RL.2) Pg. 9 : A Letter to the Teacher: Book Review (RL. 2) Pg. 11 : Ask the Character (RL.3) Pg. 13 : Dear Diary (RL.3) Pg. 15 : Incredible Idioms (RL.4) Pg. 17 : Poetry Rocks (RL.5) Pg. 19 : Totally Text Features (RI.5) Pg. 21 : Take it From Me! (RL.6) Pg. 23 : Let’s Celebrate Kid’s Day (RI.6) Pg. 25-26: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words (RL.7) Pg.28: Compare and Contrast Informational Texts (RI.9) Pg. 30 : Author Study (RL.9) Pg. 32 : Additional Rubrics *All prompts come with examples* Thanks for downloading! Abby Sandlin

By abbysandlin

Life Cycle of a frog - Interactive Activities and Worksheets

Life Cycle of a frog - Interactive Activities and Worksheets

Life cycle of a frog - this resource contains an interactive whiteboard smart notebook activity. It shows the life cycle of the frog and then has a range of interactive activities to reinforce the learning. It has activities where students must determine what frogs eat. There are accompanying worksheets for the frog life cycle as well as pre-literacy reading and writing worksheets relating to the frog. There is a ‘how to guide’ to make a frog and in doing so the frog evolves through the stages of its life cycle to enhance students understanding through this practical activity. It has visual images to reinforce the understanding of the concepts. It was design for special needs but would work very well for early mainstream students.

By pearp

KS1 Keeping In Touch Bundle (Living Memory Changes)

KS1 Keeping In Touch Bundle (Living Memory Changes)

A collection of resources that can be used as part of a KS1 Keeping in Touch topic as students explore how the world has changed through time. Includes a letter to the Queen, communications, postal service, and thank you letters. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.

By sarah277

Literacy support for investigation/experiement write-ups.

Literacy support for investigation/experiement write-ups.

This resource can be used as: 1. a display 2. an inclusion in an exercise book 3. a resource to collect from a folder when needed - cut out triangles (laminate if time), hole punch through the tops and tag them together. Upper and lower ability versions included. Four triangles holding prompts/suggestions for: Vocabulary Connectives Openers Punctuation Pupils can use them independently or teacher can highlight to the whole class using the PPT, which terms/punctuation should be used. If stuck in exercise books, pupils can tick off the terms/punctuation they have used. If one area say, connectives is an issue, then only that triangle need be glued in books.

By squirrel39