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In this online quiz worksheet, students answer a set of multiple choice questions about the Anaconda. Page includes links to answers, ads and resources.
Hungry, 13-feet long, and ready to pounce, the anaconda has its eyes on one of the largest rodents in the world, the capybara. The snake takes its time to focus on capturing its food for a very important reason. Watch this video to find out why!
Students examine basic facts about the anaconda. They discuss the length of an anaconda, estimate the length of 33 feet, compare their estimate to the actual length, and decorate the paper snake with colored scales.
In this Anacondas the Hunt for the Blood Orchid learning exercise, students watch the video Anacondas the Hunt for the Blood Orchid and complete short answer questions about it. Students complete 19 questions.
Students investigate the Boa Constrictor and other snakes of the Peruvian rainforest of Manu. They watch and discuss a video, color and construct life-size paper snakes, conduct research, and write a science journal reflection.
Students create a multimedia animal research presentation based on the include criteria for both information and sideshow format. They follow directions on slide set-up from creating a slide to transitions and musical insertion.
Snakes and lizards can be very tiny or very long. Your class will get out their rulers to see just how big snakes and lizards can be. They discuss several different reptiles by reading the included animal fact cards, then each small group uses rulers and yard sticks to measure the length of their assigned animals. The smallest measures 10cm and the longest measures about 29 feet! The activity is perfect for incorporating science into your next measurement or math lesson plan.
Rainforests only cover about six percent of the earth's surface, yet they capture the imagination of everyone! Explore the rainforest flora and fauna with this informative and colorfully illustrated encyclopedia-style application.
Designed for native speakers of Spanish, and written almost entirely in Spanish, this resource begins with explanation of native speakers and strategies that you can use to teach them. After the introductory section, is a collection of worksheets and activities designed to help learners with Spanish reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. The worksheets cover several topics, such as la muralla de Ávila, poetry, and descriptive writing. The resource closes with a list of relevant children's literature written in Spanish, categorized by theme, and a final writing assignment with a related gallery walk.
Students research and map how various mining ventures have changed local geographies and populations. First they read the article provided--Examining the Environmental and Social Impact of the Mining Industry.
Does it actually exist? Consider the sighting of a giant squid, much like the one that appears in 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Middle and high schoolers read the article One Legend Found, Many Still to Go, and research other mysterious creatures. What if these animals actually exist today? Spark an interesting discussion with your researchers.
Through video, internet research, and hands-on activities, learners conduct a study of the interdependence between animals and the habitats they live in. They conduct Internet research independently in order to complete a report on a specific animal, its habitat, and many other facets of the ecosystem. Excellent videos, Internet links, and worksheets are included in this fine plan.
Fifth graders complete a unit of lessons on the Civil War. They examine daguerreotypes on the Library of Congress website, conduct research on Mathew Brady, complete graphic organizers, and create a photo/document-based essay book.
Students examine role of Naval blockades in Union war strategy, and analyze primary source image "On Deck of a Union Warship" and make detailed observation about people and activities shown.
Your second graders explore two digit addition with regrouping. They will investigate problem solving strategies within the context of a trip to the zoo. Multiple resources and assessments are provided.
True to its titles, this engaging and appealing presentation brings the 1860's into close focus with a number of images and statistics that would delight any Civil War buff. A few graphs allow for pupil input, such as listing the advantages and disadvantages of the American North and South in 1861. The slides take viewers through the strategies and main events of the war, culminating in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
In this Cinderella activity packet, students can practice their literacy skills by unscrambling vocabulary words, doing a crossword puzzle, completing a story sequence activity, answering eight short answer questions, and completing one essay question. These five pages have a separate page for each activity. Answers included.
Students explore the characteristics of dragons as represented in the myths of cultures around the world. They create their own mythical dragons by hybridizing two creatures with desirable traits and writing stories about their creation.
Students use metaphors in order to see commonly experienced objects, events, and people in new and more meaningful ways.
What a great way to discuss the rainforest! Learners discuss the importance of adaptation in the environment and how it is linked to survival. They use critical thinking and inference skills to place animals and insects in the different strata of the rainforest based on diet, body modification, and prior knowledge.