Pond Life {20+} Writing, Literacy and Science Activities

Pond Life {20+} Writing, Literacy and Science Activities

 

Pond Life is perfect for young learners that love learning about animal life. This unit is based around essential questions and uses vocabulary cards with real pictures, anchor charts, large and small group as well as independent writing and center to reinforce concepts and fun hands on craftivitiesthat students will love!  You will find everything you need for a complete pond unit!
The boys and girls will learn about pond animals with vocabulary cards.  20 pond animals and 4 pond plant pictures.  Give each child a card and one at a time they can bring them up and place them under the label.
Then, the boys and girls can choose 5 animals, write their names in the boxes and draw the animals in the pond.
Then, the boys and girls will continue to work on pond animal vocabulary with this reproducible book.  
They will also work on labeling pond animals and pond animal identification.

 

The boys and girls will love building their own pond and labeling the animals.
The boys and girls will also learn about fish and the parts of a fish.
To build on their knowledge of animals the boys and girls will look at the different kinds of animals at a pond:  fish, birds, reptiles, amphibians and mammals.  They will also learn about characteristics of each animal.

 

To review and build on their knowledge of animals, the boys and girls will listen to facts about animals and sort the facts under the matching animal.

 

They can write the facts and draw a picture of an example of the animals on several printables.

 

Then, the boys and girls can write several animal names under each animal category.
The boys and girls will also learn about the life cycle of a frog.

 

 

The boys and girls will label and build their own frog life cycle.
Your students will have a blast with this unit.  Check out more science units with our bundle!  Click on the pictures below!            
         

 

 

 

 

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