It’s International Polar Bear Day and you know what that means—a perfect excuse to celebrate and learn new things about polar bears! Students will listen to the story, look at pictures, and provide opportunity for students to hide-and-seek zoo animal figures in a sensory bin filled with rice. This book depicts a group that visits the zoo and listens to the sounds that different animals make. Tips on finding great books, reading nonfiction and more, "Oh, magic hour, when a child first knows she can read printed words!" (15-20 Minutes), Animal drawing (teacher): Group B- Have students sit at a table together. Reading Rockets is a national multimedia project that offers a wealth of research-based reading strategies, lessons, and activities designed to help young children learn how to read and read better. To help students practice for the reading, they will participate in a facilitated sensory activity requiring them to listen, respond and discuss zoo animals with peers. Students will see, hear, identify and make the sounds of various animals found at the zoo. Reading comprehension - Polar bear Level: intermediate Age: 12-100 ... Polar Bear what do you hear? Make sure to tell students they can pick one from the book or any other animal they know of that lives at the zoo. Students will expressively label pictures in the book and imitate/make animal sounds. Meet your favorite authors and illustrators in our video interviews. Book Finder E.g. Then encourage them to present them each other. —. The purpose of this lesson is for students to learn, reflect and respond through modeling the desired response. Our reading resources assist parents, teachers, and other educators in helping struggling readers build fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension skills. Have a student seek an animal and ask them to say " I found a Snake hissing in my ear. This book depicts a group that visits the zoo and listens to the sounds that different animals make. As a whole group students will hone in on their listening skills during the first reading of the story: Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? Questions and Answers Level: intermediate Age: 8-12 Downloads: 9 ... Polar Bear, Polar Bear, what do you hear by Eric Carle. Hand out cards and ask each student to recite the sound using their responding skills. Periodic messages. Then read the story having the paraprofessional and your-self assist students when needed. Call attention to each sound by modeling each sound and ask students to pretend they are that animal and imitate the sound. Our ocean faces many threats like the onslaught of ocean trash, overfishing and ocean acidification. Model the sound each animal makes. Students are going to create a classroom version of the text, by creating their own animal to contribute the text. 1-2-3 Come Do Some Activities For "Polar Bear What Do You Hear?". Bill Martin's ”Polar Bear, Polar Bear What Do You Hear?” is one of my Y5s all-time favorite stories. Copyright © 2020 WETA Public Broadcasting, Visit WETA's other education websites: Start with a Book  |  Colorín Colorado  |  AdLit  |  LD OnLine, The reasons why some kids struggle with reading, Pinpoint the problem a struggling reader is having and learn how to help, When your child needs additional teaching, tutoring or special education services, Questions about assessment, comprehension, dyslexia and more, Author Interviews