The Seven Continents

Lesson 19
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Unit 1

1st Grade

Lesson 19 of 22

Objective


Describe two to three unique things you might see if you visited Antarctica.

Readings and Materials


  • Book: Explore Antartica by Bobbie Kalman  — pp. 8-9, 12-13, 14-15, 18-19, 20-21, 26-27, 30-31

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Target Task


Discussion & Writing Prompt

Describe two to three unique things you might see if you visited Antarctica.

Key Questions


  • What makes Antarctica unique?

  • What is the climate like in Antarctica?

  • What type of water will you find in Antarctica?

  • What type of plants will you find in Antarctica?

  • What type of animals will you find in Antarctica?

  • Why might people travel to Antarctica?

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Common Core Standards


  • RI.1.1 — Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
  • RI.1.2 — Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
  • RI.1.5 — Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.
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