I am fascinated by reindeer - so I have put together this pack to help put some facts together.
They are so much more than Santa's transport helpers - hehehe
This pack provides information about reindeer. This information will assist in the writing of your own Informational Text, guided by a rubric.
KWHL - for Reindeer. There are color, plus black/white versions and a one page version
This will assist in assessing what your grade knows and will help when writing the Informational Text
This is what we know about…
This is what we want to know …
This is how we will find out what we want to know……
This is our new learning about ….
Vocabulary - Color and black/white versions provided. Spare tags for extra words. Display these words and discuss what they mean.
Facts - These cards can be used as discussion starters or display these facts about reindeer and discuss what they mean. They can be used as starters for the Informational Text to help build the paragraphs
Photos - These photos are to be used to assist in writing the text. Print off and display around the finished Informational Text
Reading - This text is to be used to record the main ideas and the supporting information. The second task is to paraphrase the text
Writing – Use the photos provided in the photo section to assist in writing the text. Print off and display around the finished Informational Text. The rubrics are helpful in assessing the text. A map of the world is provided to plot where the reindeer live. A planner is included for the Informational Text. There are a variety of papers and planners provided.