Polar Bears are fascinating animals! Perfect for winter study, this Common Core aligned nonfiction unit will introduce close reading to your young students while growing their schema and vocabulary simultaneously. Show the slideshow to students first- be
Snow Nonfiction Close Reading Visual Vocabulary Unit
Grade 1 - Earth and Space Science- Daily and seasonal changes. Have them brainstorm words and ideas that go with each season. If the classroom is having daily weather updates have the students predict the next season
Penguins Nonfiction Close Reading & Visual Vocabulary Unit
Primary students LOVE learning about penguins! Show the slideshow to students first- beautiful real-life photographs and simple vocabulary words to help grow schema and connect with the vocabulary in the close reading texts and writing activities.
Apples Nonfiction Close Reading & Visual Vocabulary Unit
Pigeon Needs a Bath - A Common Core Unit (Close Reading) You love Pigeon. Your class loves Pigeon. Dare I say it, we all love Pigeon. Mo Willems knows how to capture students' attention. Why not use Pigeon to reach Common Core Anchor