Open Court Theme:

Grade 2 - Fossils

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Available Resources for Fossils Unit:

Background for Teachers
(T-Rex has much in common with chicken)

Blog (tips for teaching the Open Court Reading Program)


Concept Question Board

Crossword Puzzles by Paula Yonke

Discussion Board (ask a question, network with other OCR teachers)

Drawing Dinosaurs

Favorite Unit Books/Films

General Open Court Resources (not grade level specific)

Homework Sheets

Independent Work Time

Integrating Technology/Online Games

Lesson Plans

Links for Research

Movies: Free Movies Online

Picture Files


Reader's Theater

Also see: Reader's Theater: Dinorella

Search This Site


Spelling Activities

Study Guides by Tammy Quinn

Submit Resources

Unit Openers

Thinking Maps

Vocabulary Activities

Word Knowledge Boards

Word Searches

Writing Activities/Templates for Unit

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