Alien Planet

After we learned the science of outer space and important real facts, we investigated those crazy Aliens such as "The Jigaree" by Joy Cowley and "Aliens Love Underpants" by Claire Freedman.

Take your students on a trip to "Alien Planet!"

 This 99 page unit, Alien Planet, is strategically linked to the Common Core Standards. It is divided into areas of literature, music, art, literacy, math, worksheets, science, creative writing, word wall, and guided reading. The activities are clearly written, easy to use, and need limited amounts of preparation. The lessons (games or activities) included are scripted. They are written in a format that can be easily taught by the teacher or readily handed off to a parent volunteer or a classroom aide with complete confidence that objectives of the lesson will be reached. 
Table of Contents:
Scripted Literacy Lessons With Independent Options:
Speak Alien Please: Segmenting Words
Alien Hop and Swat: Decoding and Segmenting CVC Words
Alien Zinger: Reading Sight Words (or Alphabet Letters) Fluently
Sentence Scramble: Reading and Constructing Sight Word Sentences
Alien Attack: Fluently Naming Alphabet Letters
Scripted Math Lessons With Independent Options:
Blast Off Bingo: Numbers 11-30
Teen Time Disco: Identifying and Matching Teen Numbers
Astro Park: Collecting and Recording Data
Aliens Away: Subtracting Objects
Guided Reading Books
The  Little Alien
Class Made Books
All About Aliens
Alien Goo: Mixing Substances
Alien Word Wall
All About Aliens
Art Projects
Alien Headbands
Construct an Alien
Five Little Aliens
The Alien