Animal Encounters: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 6)

This Animal Encounters: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 6) unit also includes:

This 30-page packet is loaded with skill builders and exercises designed for class members who need extra support understanding the concepts in a thematic unit about animal encounters with creatures like the grizzly bears of Denali National Park and Brazil's golden lion tamarins.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Preview videos on Denali National Park available on the Internet and select one appropriate to your learning situation to provide kids with a visual context for the exercises
Classroom Considerations
  • The third in a series of support materials for the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt thematic units on animal encounters, the lessons in this packet are designed for learners who need extra support
  • Although designed for use with the textbook, the lessons and activities may be used independently
Pros
  • The resource includes scripts for think alouds that model how to identify generalizations and over generalizations, how to decode words by focusing on root words and endings, and how to recognize the main idea and the supporting details in informational text
Cons
  • None