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Groundhog Day Mini Unit & Activities Grades Kindergarten, First, Second K-2

Groundhog Day Mini Unit & Activities Grades Kindergarten, First, Second K-2

This low-prep Groundhog Day Mini Unit has ELA and math connections that will engage all of your students in a fun time of year! Appropriate for primary grades K-2. This resource includes: 2 Easy to Read Reading Passages - What is Groundhog Day? and All About Groundhogs 2 Comprehension Pages Color By Sight Word Color By Addition and Subtraction Facts Several Writing Prompts Line Plot Classroom Predictions All About Groundhogs Flip Book What Happens on Groundhog Day? Flip Book - Black and white and color printing options Simple Word Search Groundhog Day Hat/Crown – 3 choices - Black and white and color printing options Perfect for Groundhog Day Week!

By ashleybrennan

Presidents' Day Mini Unit & Activities Grades Kindergarten, First, Second K-2

Presidents' Day Mini Unit & Activities Grades Kindergarten, First, Second K-2

This low-prep Presidents' Day Mini Unit with cross-curricular connections to reading, writing, word recognition, and fine motor skills. Appropriate for primary grades K-2. There are 5 easy to read reading passages, 4 comprehension pages, and a flip book with spaces for student answers that closely follow the reading passages. Here’s what is included: 5 Reading Passages 4 Comprehension Pages 3 Color By Sight Word Pages 2 Writing Prompts Simple Word Search Presidents’ Day Flip Book with black and white or color printing option Presidents’ Day Crown with black and white or color printing option

By ashleybrennan

Pokemon Creative Writing - over 35 Pages of Activities

Pokemon Creative Writing - over 35 Pages of Activities

Pokemon Creative Writing over 35 pages of activities and stationary to make writing fun! Pokemon is fun for both girls and boys. These activities allow students to write creatively about Pokemon and his friends. The activities can be differentiated for students at many grade levels and there also is a pre-write worksheet for students to gather their thoughts as well as, a "What are they thinking?" worksheets for those students who may have difficulty getting started. Let your students use their imagination with Pokemon and Friends! Your purchase will include - Pokemon character Dice - Roll and Write Activity What are they thinking? Worksheets Pokemon Final Write Paper Draw and Write Worksheets Character Cut and Draw Activity Writing Prompts Pre-Write Worksheets If you have any question please feel free to contact me at schoolcounselingconfessions@gmail.com Thank you, Vanessa School Counseling Confessions -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.3.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.3. Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

By schoolcounselingconfessions

Beginning Sounds and Handwriting Interactive Notebook with Extra Practice Pages

Beginning Sounds and Handwriting Interactive Notebook with Extra Practice Pages

This simple interactive notebook will reinforce handwriting skills, fine motor skills (cutting and pasting), and beginning sounds. It includes a handwriting and beginning sound practice page for each letter as well. Students will love making this interactive notebook! Pages of download: 1- Cover 2- For the teacher 3-4 - Interactive notebook directions 5-6 - completed example of interactive notebook 7-109 - Interactive notebook foldables/pages for all upper and lower case letters 110-162 - a practice handwriting page and beginning sound page for all letters 163-165 - Credits and Terms of use

By ashleybrennan

African American Black History Month - Unit for the Whole Month- Grades 2, 3, 4

African American Black History Month - Unit for the Whole Month- Grades 2, 3, 4

This complete African American/Black History unit is perfect to take the pain out of your planning for the whole month of February. This over 200 page download includes: Classroom Posters 25 Reading Passages for Famous African Americans Why do we Celebrate Black History Reading Passage Comprehension for each reading passage/famous figure An activity for each reading passage/famous figure Famous African Americans Student Book Interactive Notebook Pages Word Search Social Medial Profile Venn Diagram KWL

By ashleybrennan

Chinese New Year Unit and Activities for Primary Grades

Chinese New Year Unit and Activities for Primary Grades

Celebrate the Chinese New Year in your classroom with this rich assortment of activities covering reading passage, fluency passage and chart, comprehension, vocabulary, writing,social studies (culture), and more. Students will love the interactive resources and lucky money activity! This resource includes the following: A teacher PowerPoint Reading Passage Fluency Passage and Chart Comprehension Word Search Venn Diagram and Writing Prompts All About Chinese New Year Book Chinese New Year Dictionary Lucky Money Classroom Activity Lantern Templates with graphics Coloring Pages

By ashleybrennan

Summer writing activity pack- KS1 /EYFS

Summer writing activity pack- KS1 /EYFS

A fun pack of writing sheets for the summer term or any summery day! Includes: Making a list of food and drink for a picnic My day at the beach Writing instructions for building a sandcastle Staying safe in the sun Cooling down in the heat Writing sentences plus more... Could be made into a workbook or the sheets could be used individually- great for end of term assessment!

By robbyn

Back to school writing pack- first week of term KS1/ EYFS

Back to school writing pack- first week of term KS1/ EYFS

A fun set of sheets for use after the summer holidays and for the first week of the autumn term. Includes: Summer holiday memories Thoughts and plans for the new school year My new class Classroom rules Be a friend, not a bully plus more... Contains 22 different sheets which could be used individually or made into a workbook or even used to make quick and easy displays!

By robbyn

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

Handwriting Practice Page Notebook - Letter formation skills

Handwriting Practice Page Notebook - Letter formation skills

This resource is a handwriting notebook to focus on letter formation. There is a page of handwriting practice for all upper and lower case letters. After each set of practice pages for the letter, there is a page with two sentences to practice that letter and a page for students to write their own words. The notebook can be stapled or bound for each student, or given as individual practice pages. Forming letters correctly is so important to reading and writing skills, so all pages begin with the “arrow” font to remind students which pencil strokes come first. 105 pages

By ashleybrennan

Cursive Handwriting Practice Page Notebook - Learn Cursive Writing

Cursive Handwriting Practice Page Notebook - Learn Cursive Writing

This resource is a cursive writing notebook that gradually increases knowledge of cursive letters. There is a page for practice for each upper and lower case letter. After each set of 3 letters a student learns, there is an opportunity to connect the letters and then form words using only the letters they have learned so far. There are 10 trace and write cursive sentence pages and several blank practice pages at the end. The notebook can be stapled or bound for each student, or given as individual practice pages. All pages begin with the “arrow” font to remind students which pencil strokes come first. 90 pages

By ashleybrennan