The Emperor’s Egg Unit of Study: Kindergarten Penguin Resources for informational text study makes penguin week was pretty spectacular!
Penguin Informational Texts
The Emperor’s Egg by Martin Jenkins is a fantastic book! This book pairs informational text with narrative texts! Love it! Here are a few pages of the book.
We also have this book as part of our Reading Comprehension/Guiding Readers units.
The Emporer’s Egg Video
Because we read these books each day, it is a wonderful idea to offer another example of reading fluency and intonation. This is a great place to find videos that go with our Engaging Readers book series.
We learned a TON about penguins. I loaded the file onto my iPad and we just read it off the Promethean board. That was easy!
|Penguin Chit Chat by Deanna Jump… click the photo to find the unit|
I learned that I have been teaching kindergarten for so long that I am starting to make reversals!
We also practiced holding an egg on our feet. My class all agreed that it would get old really FAST!
Penguin Math and Literacy Centers
Keeping with the theme of “All Things Penguins,” we also have some penguin-themed centers.
We have two different word family puzzles. One working with the short vowel sound “e”, and the other working with the “-old” word family. In this way, I can reach all of my students’ needs.
We also have some easy to prep worksheets. The sight word version is editable, so you can add your own words. AND there are two different levels of the penguin math color pages. You can find all of Emperor’s Egg science, math, and more activities by clicking HERE.
This is also a fun print and color math game. You can find it in my Penguins Math Work Stations file.