Angela Kanerva MA
Pinckney Community Schools

Integrated Literacy and Science Unit for Grade 1 

Paw Prints: You must earn 10 paw prints.

= 1 paw print sticker 

C layer

All About Mammals Big Book read by Mrs. K

Read Along about Mammals on cassette tape

Listen to the mammals story in the computer lab. 

Worksheet (pencil): “What is a Mammal?”

Worksheet (cut and paste): “Mammals”.

Mammal Babies Worksheet 

B Layer

Beanie Baby Sort: Sort the animals by Mammal or not a mammal.

Go to the Zoo Field Trip!

Draw or paint a picture collage of mammals.

Cut and paste magazine pictures of animals onto a posterboard. Sort them by Mammals and Not Mammals. 

A Layer (whole group discussion, question and answer time. Go to the window side of the room if you agree. Go to the door side of the room if you disagree)

Should animals be put in cages at the zoo? Why?