After reading the story together, we completed our first "Can, Have, Are" page of the year. The children did a fabulous job and enjoyed the process of finding facts and categorizing them.
Then, we used these "findings" to develop and write a six or more sentence non-fiction information report about these amazing arctic creatures with an introduction, 4 facts, and a closing.
Once we were finished writing, we stapled our reports to a 9x12 piece of white construction paper and added a head and legs to turn them into eye-catching publications.
Tomorrow the kiddos will practice their reading and public speaking skills as they share their polar bear reports aloud.
I am so proud of their work and how far they have come in just 30 short days!
You can grab a free copy of this mini-writing project here.