Wednesday, March 19, 2014


Da da... da da... da da da da... SHARK!
Is it just me or do second graders LOVE sharks? At the end of the school year, I love to learn about all sorts of aquatic creatures and the kids do too. I've just finished my nonfiction sharks unit and wanted to share my ideas.

To remind the students of the important features of a nonfiction text, I've created some pictures to teach the features. Here is one:

I've also included lots of graphic organizers to organize our thinking:

My favorite part of this unit is the 11 informational shark posters:

I've also included a nonfiction book title page, table of contents and lined paper.

I'm so excited about this unit! If you are interested, you can check out the unit in my TPT store