Living & Nonliving

Our Living & Nonliving unit will be coming up soon, and I wanted a few new things to use with my class this year. 
I had a pocket chart sort that was made quite a few years ago, but most of the pictures were of cartoon-like objects, people or animals.  I wanted a new one with real-life photographs that would be easier for the students differentiate between living or nonliving.

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In our Science center, I have this sorting mat for the students to sort different 3-dimensional objects.
living-and-nonliving-sorting-mat

We search through magazines to find living and nonliving items to add to our Science journals...
living-and-nonliving-journal-sort

 ...and write about what living things need to live.
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I also created this cute little Emergent Reader.
living-and-nonliving-emergent-reader

There are 3 pages of living items, 3 pages of nonliving items, and 2 pages with a fill in the blank sentence for either living or nonliving.
living-and-nonliving-emergent-reader

All of these activities and more are available in this "Living & Nonliving Mini Unit" on Teachers Pay Teachers.
living-and-nonliving-mini-unit



I've also taken the pictures from my Living & Nonliving pocket chart sort, and made a digital sort through Boom Learning!
living-and-nonliving-sort-digital-boom-cards


You can find them on Boom Learning or Teachers Pay Teachers!

living-and-nonliving-sort-digital-boom-cards




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