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We Need Farm Animals
Students study the resources provided by farm animals and practice their descriptive writing. In this farm animal and writing lesson, students listen to read aloud books about farm animals. They work in groups to write about an animal by looking at its picture.
Pre-K - K Science 6 Views 50 Downloads
Free Animal Alphabet Match
Have fun teaching children the alphabet with this animal alphabet matching game. Four flash cards are provided for each letter including the upper-case letter, both the upper- and lower-case letters, an animal picture, and an animal word. Additional opportunities to practice the alphabet are also provided in the form of worksheets that ask children to match letters to corresponding colors and picture of animals.
Pre-K - 1st Language Arts 35 Views 34 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
4th Grade Animal Report
Congratulations, your students have just been hired as zookeepers at the San Diego Zoo! Their first job is to help set up new exhibits by researching and giving a presentation about different animals. Provide each young researcher with this project outline that includes all the specific requirements and a step-by-step description of the research process.
3rd - 5th Science 57 Views 48 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
We Need Farm Animals
Students identify the types of animals that may be found on a farm and the resources they provide for people. They read and discuss a variety of books about farm animals, write a description of a farm animal, play an animal/resource matching game, and create a class mural.
K Science 11 Views 73 Downloads
Enriching Student Inquiry into Endangered Animals
Students complete a unit pertaining to endangered animals. In this animal lesson plan, students read the book Hoot and research an endangered animal to complete a presentation about. Students write a persuasive essay answering the question of whether or not there should be zoos.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 57 Downloads
Animal Classification: A Collaborative Sorting Activity for Key Stages 2 & 3
Introduce the logic behind a dichotomous key or administer a group performance assessment with a fun and challenging classification lesson. With explicit instructions for the teacher and for collaborative groups, as well as engaging visual manipulatives, your kids will enjoy looking at the pictures of the animals they are sorting, as well as using the graphic dichotomous key.
4th - 8th Science 82 Views 81 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Right Balance: Mixing Energy Resources
A class discussion of the various combinations of energy resources used in our country opens this lesson. In cooperative groups, learners analyze data on conversion efficiency and carbon dioxide emissions for different combinations. Finally, they collaborate to research alternative mixtures and create a presentation about their proposals.
6th - 8th Science 7 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Before a trip to the zoo, you can have your students complete these motivating activities. Learners listen to the book Do Pigs Have Stripes by Melanie Walsh, and classify a group of animals based on attributes. Then students draw a picture of animals they could see at the zoo, and use a Venn diagram to compare animals, such as giraffes, elephants, zebras, etc.
K Science 9 Views 56 Downloads
Informational text can be exciting and really fun for young readers to explore. They'll practice their reading and comprehension skills as they read a story and complete a simple worksheet all about ocean animals. The instructional activity is simple, includes a great book suggestion, and provides an artistic extension activity that the class will love.
1st Science 20 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Down on the Farm
Students listen to a book about farm animals at circle time after discussing what kind of animals can be found on a farm. In this farm animal instructional activity, students explore the different items that can be eaten from farm animals, and feel the animal coverings from an assorted group of examples.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 3 Views 41 Downloads
New Review Vocabulary Unit 4.3: Animals and Present Continuous Tense
Delight your young grammarians with an exercise about animals and the present continuous (progressive) tense. Using several word banks, learners fill in the blanks of sentences about various animals, including bird, bears, and lions.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Plant or Animal?
Teach your class about the necessities of life using the book Tillena Lou's Day in the Sun. After a teacher-read-aloud, students make puppets depicting different plants and animals from the story and illustrating the habitat in which they live.
K - 3rd Science 114 Views 92 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Creating a Wild Family Album
Second graders research an animal that is of interest to them. In this animal biology activity, 2nd graders conduct research and complete an organizing sheet, cut photos of their animal out of magazines, create captions for the photos, and compile them in an album format.
2nd Science 3 Views 26 Downloads
Help! All the Zoo Animals Have Escaped!
Oh no! The animals have escaped! Students start this lesson on animal habitats with a game, where the 'Zookeeper' gives clues to find the missing animals. When the fun is over students use a graphic organizer to sort animals into their proper habitats.
1st Science 7 Views 33 Downloads
Amazing Animals of Mexico
Students explore the environments and animals of Mexico. In this animals of Mexico lesson, students investigate which animals live in each of the different environments in Mexico. Students complete worksheets putting the animals in its habitat.
1st - 3rd Science 3 Views 9 Downloads