Salmon Non-Fiction ELA & Science Unit
Salmon Non-Fiction ELA & Science Unit
Salmon Non-Fiction ELA & Science Unit
Salmon Non-Fiction ELA & Science Unit
Salmon Non-Fiction ELA & Science Unit

Salmon Non-Fiction ELA & Science Unit

Sale price$11.75

Do you need engaging lesson ideas and activities to teach your students about salmon? These non-fiction ELA and science mini-lessons and activities are a fun way for your learners to discover more about salmon and the salmon life cycle.

This resource will help your first grade, second grade, or third grade students build writing skills, understand informational text and build reading comprehension while they learn interesting facts about how and where salmon live.

⭐ Create anchor charts to lead your lessons and use the low-prep activities to teach a comprehensive unit that supports every student in your classroom.

⭐ Students will discover all about salmon by reading captivating non-fiction text that is written in student language and completing partner projects and independent activities. 

⭐ Salmon printable templates and materials are provided to teach how to draw and label a salmon, the life cycle of salmon, conduct a salmon research project, learn salmon facts and vocabulary, create a salmon craft, and more to fill your spring or aquatic themed unit! 

What you get in this HUGE Salmon unit:  

  • Visual activity instructions for your lessons
  • Non-fiction children’s book list about salmon to use for your project
  • Know, Wonder, Learn (KWL) & Schema activities with anchor chart headers
  • Vocabulary and fact posters with real photographs
  • Vocabulary activities – matching & cards
  • Fact sorting and recording pages
  • Labeled diagrams of salmon
  • Printable booklets for kids to fill-in, read, and draw
  • Life cycle of salmon with anchor chart headers, activities, and mini books
  • Salmon photo analysis
  • Differentiated writing prompts
  • Salmon writing and craft
  • Research report booklet and writing paper
  • Compare & contrast salmon to goldfish on a Venn Diagram 

**Check out the PREVIEW for a thorough look into what this resource includes!** 

Why You Need the All About Salmon unit:

  • This unit provides several activity and template choices making it easy to differentiate and meet the needs of your students.
  • Real facts are presented to your students in a fun, engaging way with photographs to keep them focused and excited to learn more.
  • This resource helps you facilitate meaningful lessons and discussions about salmon to enhance understanding of related vocabulary and facts.
  • Build oral reading fluency and comprehension skills with the included stories and ELA activities.
  • Easily display, teach, and organize the facts and vocabulary for this unit with the easy to print anchor chart pieces.
  • Use the included tools to facilitate a fun salmon research project!

The best part? This resource saves you time as it is comes with print-and-go activities and everything you’d need to teach your students about salmon.


⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Jessica R. says,” Salmon have become a new part of our curriculum for life cycles. We raise them in our classroom, and this is an excellent resource to use with that!” 

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Kathryn S. says, “My student's loved learning about salmon and making an informative booklet about the life cycle using these resources. Found it very comprehensive!!”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Elizabeth B. says, “Great, clear pictures and definitions. Super for young visual learners. The information in each concept page is clear and well organized!”


⭐️ Bundle & save for a discount 

♥♥The Nonfiction & Animal Science Units Whole Year Bundle is available at a HUGE DISCOUNTED PRICE. Get your entire year’s worth of engaging non-fiction and life science units (17 included) to make your yearly planning a breeze! ♥♥ 

The activities align to the Common Core standards for Reading Informational Texts and Writing and the Next Generation Science Standards.

Supports Common Core Standards (CCSS):

First grade-W.1.2, W.1.7, RI.1.1, RI.1.2, RI1.3, RI.1.4, RI.1.5, RI.1.6, RI.1.7, RI.1.9, RI.1.10

Second grade-W.2.2, W.2.7, RI.2.1, RI.2.2, RI2.3, RI.2.4, RI.2.5, RI.2.6, RI.2.7, RI.2.9, RI.2.10

Third grade-W.3.2, W.3.7, W.3.8, W.3.10, RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.6, RI.3.7, RI.3.9, RI.3.10


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