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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

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

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. This links to our history unit of work. It was made for special needs and would be useful for young mainstream students.

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