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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

Bookworm Reading Incentive Bookmarks

Bookworm Reading Incentive Bookmarks

Here is a Bookworm themed reading incentive bookmark in color and B&W. They have a grid of 12 boxes for students and/or parents to check off progress on their reading goal. Do you like bookmarks? These are included in my Bookmark Bundle at https://www.tes.com/us/teacher-lessons/bookmark-bundle-printable-bookmarks-11158803

By WindupTeacher

Wild About Books Reading Incentive Bookmarks

Wild About Books Reading Incentive Bookmarks

Here are 8 different Wild About Books themed reading incentive bookmarks both in color and B&W. They have a grid of 12 boxes for students and/or parents to check off progress on their reading goal. Do you like bookmarks? These are included in my Bookmark Bundle at https://www.tes.com/us/teacher-lessons/bookmark-bundle-printable-bookmarks-11158803

By WindupTeacher

ALADDIN STORY TEACHING RESOURCES EYFS KS1-2 ENGLISH LITERACY GENIE LAMP

ALADDIN STORY TEACHING RESOURCES EYFS KS1-2 ENGLISH LITERACY GENIE LAMP

Resources included are as follows: 50 PDF files for you to print. Title page for introduction, story sack tag, folder cover, spine labels etc. Display borders; patterned and plain, backing paper, character picture flashcards to use as display or props, character name flashcards, book synopsis poster, long banner to head wall display, large lettering to spell story title, letters bunting, colourful buntings. Character description pages, writing pages, can/have/are worksheet, door hanger to draw, draw a new world task, flow chart to complete of story events, draw a new lamp task, anagrams worksheet, questions writing sheet, redesign a book cover, well done cards, story question sheet to test understand of story, borders and frames, bingo game, number square, matching pairs card game, retell the story for another point of view, write a conversation, list story elements, reward charts, describe favourite part of the story, speech bubbles worksheets, fill in the missing words, hand puppets for role play or retelling the story, colouring pages, wishes writing task, make a mobile, story board, I like this story because…, learning objective tracker, work booklet cover for project work, word search.

By hayleyhill

A School Day Out

A School Day Out

This is the fourth of five short stories that have been written using the first 500 high frequency words in the English language. This story uses the first 400 words with illustrations for additional words. There are 5 worksheets to accompany the story. These are gapfill exercises to test students understanding of each word. The first story of 100 words is free if you would like to sample this activity.

By gmb65

Macbeth Huge Bundle!

Macbeth Huge Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE MACBETH LESSONS, IN ADDITION TO THE COMPREHENSION ACTIVITY BOOKLET, AND THE POINTLESS GAME! This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of William Shakespeare's 'Macbeth.' Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the text, understanding the writer's ideas within the text, analysing key characters, settings, and themes, and understanding Shakespeare's language devices. Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: - Engaging - Defining/ Understanding - Identifying/Remembering - Analysing/ Creating - Peer or self evaluating. All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.

By TandLGuru

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Diary Activity

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Diary Activity

This diary is great used alongside the story ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ by Eric Carle. Great to be used with EYFS, Special Needs pupils or pupils with EAL Group activity and worksheets included!! The pack includes: 2 Diary front cover options Group Diary - 5 diary pages: day of the week, foods tried, comment on how it tasted. Also hidden caterpillars on each page! Individual Diary - to allow children to draw/write what they practiced as a group. All of the foods found in the story! A TEACCH task great for independent work! Just print, cut, laminate and velcro! Great bound as a book! Great for speaking and listening, days of the week, commenting, group participation and encouraging those with restrictive diets to explore new foods! The TEACCH task is a lovely activity to help build independence!

By theautismplayground

Books are Treasure Activity Sheet * Book Care *

Books are Treasure Activity Sheet * Book Care *

Here are some activity sheets that you can pick and choose from for your Book Care unit. These are pirate and treasure themed as I needed some activities to go along with my read aloud of the book "Henry and the Buccaneer Bunnies" by Carolyn Crimi (book not included). This includes 9 pages. 1. "I Treasure Books" Activity. Students draw a picture of a way they take care of books and color the illustration. - 2 pages (one boy and one girl pirate themed) 2. "Books are Treasure Activity. Students draw a cover for their favorite book and make sure to add the title and author. - 1 page 3. YOUR Writing Prompt/Coloring/Writing Activity - Students color the top portion and write a sentence or two below it. You choose what you want them to write about. - 2 pages (one boy and one girl pirate themed) 4. "How to Take Care of a Book" Activity - Students use first, next, then and last to explain how to take care of a book. - 1 sheet 5. Generic writing paper with book clip art. Comes with boxes on top for illustrations and a variety of lines for writing. - 3 sheets

By WindupTeacher

Reading Comprehension Strategy - Visualising

Reading Comprehension Strategy - Visualising

Two whole class activities for teaching the reading comprehension strategy - visualising. The first activity looks that the importance a title plays in creating a visual in our minds ahead of reading. Choose from 20 different titles as drawing prompts. Drawing template provided. The second lesson allow children to become more aware of the layering of ideas and understanding that occur as we are reading. A playful lesson that has children guessing 'What I am?' a clue at a time. More than 30 different drawing prompts are included along with the drawing template.

By clevermonkey

A Reading Bundle KS1

A Reading Bundle KS1

Save yourself time buy this selection of 10 workbooks to be used with class novels or for guided reading with upper KS1 classes. Books include, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and The Giant Peach, The Day the Crayons Quit, The Enormous Crocodile, Charlotte's Web, The Magic Finger, The Giraffe, the Pelly and Me and The Twits. Also included are guided reading activity cards and Mini-beast booklet. Each workbook includes comprehension activities, character traits, drawing and writing activities. This is a super bargain.

By teachercellar

FANTASY THEMED READING SIGNPOST - DISPLAY TEACHING RESOURCES ENGLISH MYTH

FANTASY THEMED READING SIGNPOST - DISPLAY TEACHING RESOURCES ENGLISH MYTH

Resources included on the disc are as follows: PDF files for you to print. A great signpost to display around your classroom or school. All the areas shown on the picture are included – 25 in total. All signs are based around fantasy theme and can accompany this topic in literacy. Also a picture of wood grain is included to allow you to make the sign as small or large as you wish. Chose to display just a few signs or all of them. You could make one signpost or several depending on the display area. Each sign is half an A4 in size landscape. You can print smaller by selecting options on the printer screen or photocopy them larger.

By hayleyhill