Arctic Animals

Before you Start

Before-Reading Activity

Read the read-aloud version, Animals of the Arctic, to students before they read this book to introduce them to the characters and the setting of the Arctic.  

Skill Level: For students to read this book independently with the support of the lesson they need to be able to:

  • Have speech-to print-match.
  • Count syllables in words.
  • Usebeginning sound information: /f/, /r/, /w/, /p/, /b/
  • Recognize high-frequency words: can, you, see, the, it, is, like, us, too, white
  • Use the illustrations to predict what a word says.
  • Participate in a guided reading of the book with the teacher.