Unit Plan

Animals and Habitats Tell It Again!™ Read-Aloud Anthology

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A read-aloud anthology explores various habitats and the animals that inhabit them, from the Artic to the desert, the forest, and bodies of water. First graders listen to and discuss texts and complete word work. Each lesson offers extension opportunities in the classroom and at home.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Plan the unit alongside a similarly themed science unit with hands-on activities 
  • Make home extensions optional or complete them at a later time in the school day
Classroom Considerations
  • Unit 8 in a series of 11 created by Core Knowledge for first graders
  • Requires a projection device for image viewing and lots of copy-making; preview each lesson for other materials needed
Pros
  • The unit offers detailed lesson plans, a standards alignment chart, a table of contents, and a weekly and daily overview of topics. 
Cons
  • None