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Listening Center Response Activities for the Books | NON FICTION

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Listening centers made easy! Increase your student’s independence and rigor with listening station response sheets that are specifically created for the text. These can also be used as part of your whole group instruction!

 

This nonfiction set of listening center activities comes complete with QR codes on each page that directs students to a recording of the book. No more messing with the CD player to play a recording of the story. Students simply scan the QR code using a classroom device… or at home!

 

Of course, having the book in hand is always great practice for students. If you have it, you can use it! Students can still listen along with the recording.

 

For this bundle of listening center activities, the nonfiction texts are selected from the National Geographic Kids Explore My World titles.

 

The texts that will be included are:

 

 

There are a variety of student response sheets to choose from. You can choose one to put in your listening center for the week or provide all of the activities for students to choose from. There are writing response activities and ELA skill practice. These student response sheets are included:

 

Listening Center – Explore My World: A Tree Grows Up

  • Writing response
  • The life cycle of an Oak Tree
  • Picture sort: animals that live in trees/don’t live in trees
  • Drawing to show an oak tree throughout the seasons
  • Beginning digraph picture sort (sh/th/ch)
  • Coloring acorns (long a & short a)

 

Listening Center – Explore My World: Weather

  • Writing response
  • Drawing pictures to show different types of weather
  • Types of clouds activity
  • Picture sort: what to wear when it’s sunny, rainy, and snowy.
  • Beginning sound sort (c/r/s)
  • Word family sort (at/ed/ig)

 

Listening Center – Explore My World: Planets

  • Writing response
  • Planets in sequential order activity
  • Color by sight word (Editable!)
  • Picture sort: beginning blends (sp/pl/st)
  • Syllable picture sort

 

Listening Center – Explore My World: Baby Animals

  • Writing response
  • Mother and baby animal matching
  • Animals that are mammals sort
  • Color by sight word (Editable!)
  • Animal beginning sound sort/sentence writing
  • Syllable picture sort

 

Listening Center – Explore My World: Rain Forests

  • Writing response
  • Layers of the Rain forest writing and matching
  • Animals found in the rain forest sort
  • Color by sight word (Editable!)
  • Rain forest animal color words
  • Rhyming picture sort

 

Listening Center – Explore My World: Coral Reefs

  • Writing response
  • Looking closely at Coral Reefs and comparing
  • Animals found near a coral reef
  • Short vowel sound coloring pictures activity
  • Syllable picture sort

 

Listening Center – Explore My World: Honey Bees

  • Writing response
  • Honey bee life cycle
  • Jobs of a worker bee
  • Long i picture sort (ike/ive/ice/ine)
  • Beginning sound coloring activity

Listening Center – Explore My World: Tigers

  • Informational writing response
  • Where tigers live activity
  • Compare/contrast tigers and house cats (3 response options)
  • Mammal/not a mammal picture sort
  • Tiger’s prey activity
  • Beginning R blends picture sort
  • Long/short i picture sort

 

Listening Center – Explore My World: Kangaroos

  • Informational writing response
  • Animals that hop/do not hop picture sort
  • Label a kangaroo
  • Fill in the blank informational sentences
  • Animals that threaten baby kangaroos
  • Sounds of /oo/ picture sort
  • Ending blends (ld, lt, lk) picture sort

 

Listening Center – Explore My World: Nighttime

  • Informational writing response
  • Comparing daytime and nighttime
  • Nocturnal animals picture sort
  • Moon phases
  • Draw your own constellation
  • Syllable picture sort
  • Long i picture short (igh & ie)
  • Color by sight word – editable activity!

 

Listening Center – Explore My World: Lions

  • Informational writing response
  • Labeling a lion
  • Fill in the blank informational sentences
  • Picture sort: loud animals vs. quiet animals
  • Telling about a lion’s prey
  • Beginning & ending L picture sort
  • Color by sight word – editable activity!

 

Listening Center – Explore My World: Ducklings

  • Informational writing response
  • Labeling a duck and completing informational sentences
  • Picture sort – oviparous animals vs viviparous animals
  • Comparing the color of male and female ducks
  • Drawing and writing prompt: How many days for a duckling to hatch?
  • Picture sort – short u word families (unk, ung, ump, ush)
  • Coloring pictures – short and long u

 

Listening Center – Explore My World: Dolphins

  • Informational writing response
  • Picture sort – animals that live in the ocean vs/ animals that do not
  • Vocabulary matching from the story
  • True/false statement sort about mammals
  • Labeling a dolphin and writing about it
  • Ending digraph picture sort (ch, sh, th)
  • Beginning and ending d sound picture sort

 

Listening Center – Explore My World: Sea Otters

  • Informational writing response
  • Writing and drawing about where sea otters live
  • Writing and drawing about what sea otters eat
  • Fill in the blank informational sentences
  • True/false statement sort about sea otters
  • Double consonant sounds picture sort (dd, tt, ff)
  • Cut and paste long e activity

Would you like to get a closer look at these listening centers in action? You can read all about it!