Do bears hibernate in the winter? Not really! With many interesting facts and fun activities, this unit is sure to blow your socks away! Jam-packed with everything you need for a unit on animal adaptation!
**NEW** Digital Activities Just Added for use with Google Slides!
- Reading Passages
- 4 “mini-books”
- Adaptation Slides
- Learning Journal with Word Banks
- Sentence Scrambles
- Hibernation poem
- Fact/Opinion sort
- Vocabulary Match
- Skip-counting Word Problems
-Original poem and craft
-STEM challenge- build a den for a bear
-Differentiated Venn diagram comparing people to hibernating animals
-Camouflage wheel to show rabbit and fox in summer and winter
-Draw animals that blend in the snow (snowy field background)
-Camouflaging animals activity
-Migrate with your students! ‘North’ and ‘South’ signs included
~Animals that store food activity: Acorns for acorn hunt
~9 Foldable readers- each on a different animal. Simply fold, read, and illustrate!
~4 Differentiated Reading Passages- one for each adaptation: bears, bats, foxes, birds
~Who Am I? Students cut and paste riddle on top of correct animal
~Animal sort- Adaptation headings and real pictures to sort
~Vocabulary matching cards
~Computer research project- 3 parts, complete with certificates
**Must have access (subscription) to Brain Pop Jr. to use**
~3-2-1 Summarizer: higher-level writing response
~Graphing- Find the animals in the picture and graph
~Word wall writing activity- can be used as a center, has 2 full-color word walls and response sheet
~Word Study sheets- rhyming, ABC order (differentiated- 3 levels)
~Writing Center- Students mix and fix sentences about animals, then write on recording sheet
~2 book-based activity packets
-Bear Snores On: realism/fantasy, bear craft and creative writing
-Bear Wants More- differentiated Venn diagram to compare both books, fact/opinion chart
~Math problem-solving cards- 10 cards with pictures and word problems
~Animals in Winter True/False sort Includes pieces to sort on whiteboard or pocket chart, plus follow up cut and paste printable!
~Portfolio cover for students to store work in! Glue or staple to a large folded piece of construction paper, and have students store all printables, booklets, projects, webquests, etc. in it. Great for a display of their hard work!
~Book and website list
Meets many Common Core Standards!
So much to see and learn! Your students will LOVE the fun, educational activities in this unit!
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READ WHAT OTHER TEACHERS HAVE SAID:
“This was such a great purchase! There are so many activities to choose from. My students loved building caves and making animals that camouflage with different parts of the room.” -Helen
“Very easy to prepare fun and engaging activities to help the students truly understand concepts. Great resource.” -Julia
“Perfect supplement for my animal science unit! Addresses the standards toward which students are working in engaging ways.” -Catherine
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