Whales and Dolphins

This unit is packed with everything you need to implement an engaging whales and dolphins unit in your classroom!  It is packed full of reading passages with real photos, graphic organizers, writing paper and QR codes for video research.  This pack includes 170 pages of fun!



This is a comprehensive nonfiction unit on whales and dolphins.

Here is what is included:
*Reading passages (these can be printed as articles or projected):

  • All About Cetaceans
  • Baleen Whales
  • Toothed Whales
  • Whale Adaptations
  • Beluga Whales
  • Humpback Whales
  • Narwhals
  • Orcas
  • Sperm Whales
  • All About Dolphins
  • River Dolphins
  • Parts of a Whale
  • Parts of a Dolphin

*Picture files cards for some of the vocabulary words
*12 videos attached to QR codes for your students to watch and record what they learn about whales and dolphins.
*Vocabulary word wall cards
*Vocabulary word book
*Vocabulary word detective page
*Notes- gathering facts and evidence from readings
*Caption This! – writing captions related to a drawing
*KWL charts
*Main Idea and detail page
*Can, have, are pages
*Graphic organizers
*Discussion cards that can be used for conversations or writing prompts.
*Writing paper in various sizes

For the QR codes, you will need a QR reader app downloaded onto a tablet or phone.  There are many free ones in the app store.

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