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Owney Curriculum Worksheets

These worksheets accompany the Owney the Dog Curriculum Guide for Teachers and its companion lessons for students with special needs.  Each worksheet is reproducible and feature engaging Owney illustrations. Worksheets can be printed or used on electronic whiteboards for class activities.


Map Parts Worksheet

An Owney-centric map for use with Unit 1/Lesson 1 “Reading a Map.”


KWL Chart

A standard “what we know, what we want to know, what we have learned” chart has been illustrated with Owney artwork for use with three or more lessons in the Owney Curriculum.


Map Scavenger Hunt With Song

An Owney-centric worksheet to be used with the Owney online map in conjunction with Unit 1/Lesson 2 “The Singing Map”


Map Scavenger Hunt Without Song

If your class does not have a way to play the Owney Song (available in December 2011), this worksheet for Unit 1/Lesson 2 has the same questions with the song hints removed.


T-Chart

A standard tool used in many classrooms.  This blank t-chart has been illustrated with Owney artwork for use in two or more lessons in the Owney Curriculum.


Venn Diagram

A standard tool used in many classrooms.  This blank Venn Diagram has been illustrated with Owney artwork for use in three or more lessons in the Owney Curriculum.


5-Step Writing

This version of the 5 steps to good writing lists Pre-writing, Drafting, Revising, Editing, and Publishing with definitions and suggested tasks for each step.


Owney Tags Worksheet

Images from the National Postal Museum’s Owney tag collection are selected to illustrate diversity in type, geographic location, and shape.  Created specificallyfor Unit 3/Lesson 2 “Owney’s Math Stations” and Companion Lesson 3: Math for students with special needs, they may also add valuate to other lessons.  Complete list of Owney tags is in the Owney Resources section.  All this information is also available online at www.arago.si.edu.


Owney Pictures Worksheet

In Unit 5 “Our Stories” the class is asked to work together creating Owney’s story.  These images can help the teacher model this activity for the student’s own autobiography.