Toys and Teddies


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This Toys and Teddies unit of work leads you into a Teddy Bear Picnic Day. Your grade will explore teddies and toys along the way using the print and go resources. Celebrate with a picnic at the end of the topic.

We have put together a series of tasks that are supported by the Inquiry Model – called e5. This is based on five components – engage, explore, explain, elaborate and evaluate.

Each part strengthens understanding and challenges new learning for all students – no matter what their entry level for learning.

There is a grid that outlines tasks and forms the basis of the unit of work.

The tasks include

• Learning Intentions for display

• Alphabet Key to complete

• Invitations to send home

• Speech bubbles to add to

• Journals for reflections about toys and teddies

• BAR Key to invent a new teddy or toy

• Mind Map of your toy or teddy

• Research Planners

• Narrative Planner

• Word wall starters

• Banners for charts to help with your displays

• Grids for assessing toys and finding the best toy

• Toys we push and pull matrix

• Venn Diagram for push and pull toys

• Ideas for graphing toys

• Question starters

• Hat thinking grid – using the DeBonos Hats

• Writing tasks to choose from

• What makes a good teddy/toy?

• Me and My teddy – a reflection

• My teddy is special because…

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