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
What do animals do in winter? This unit will help your students understand hibernation, adaptations, migrations, and torpor. There are 5 anchor text both fiction and nonfiction. Animals in winter digital book with paper pencil copies for your students too. Work on checking for understanding, writing, word, work, and crafts too. Loads of fun for kindergarten, first grade and second grade.
21 Cool Anchor Charts To Teach Close-Reading Skills
Close reading is a hot topic that& just getting hotter! Here are 21 anchor charts, bulletin board ideas and other resources that you can bring into your classroom to turn your readers into even closer readers.
Young students need to master short vowels to become successful readers! This unit has everything you need to teach all of the short vowels- from mini-lessons and word banks to independent work and literacy center activities. $
Winter Reading Response Templates
Writing after reading is so important for students. It strengthens both comprehension and writing skills. Recalling the main idea, cause and effect, problem and solution, sequencing beginning, middle, end, and summarizing are ALL essential skills to practice. Use these winter reading templates after any type of reading. Get 10 winter reading response templates and 4 winter themed posters at For The Love of Teachers Shop. #writing #tpt #winter
A great way to introduce students to the 5 senses. I use this book by brainstorming things we can see, smell, taste, touch, and hear first. I give the students 1 page at a time and then staple them together at the end. (you have to cut the paper apart)
This is a NO PREP Weather Workbook for the whole school year. This Common Core resource file has dates inserted for the 2015-2016 school year. Just come back next summer and re-download to get next year's dates for free!