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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 5 Views 49 Downloads
4th Grade Animal Report
Congratulations, your learners 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 51 Views 44 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 9 Views 73 Downloads
Enriching Student Inquiry into Endangered Animals
Young scholars complete a unit pertaining to endangered animals. In this animal lesson, students read the book Hoot and research an endangered animal to complete a presentation about. Young scholars write a persuasive essay answering the question of whether or not there should be zoos.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 57 Downloads
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 6 Views 5 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
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. For this farm animal lesson, 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
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 110 Views 89 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Creating a Wild Family Album
Second graders research an animal that is of interest to them. In this animal biology lesson, 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 instructional activity 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 4 Views 32 Downloads
Amazing Animals of Mexico
Students explore the environments and animals of Mexico. In this animals of Mexico activity, 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
Beep!Beep! Roadrunner Research and Enrichment
Young authors participate in distance learning to view the Road Runner at the Buffalo zoo. They create a plan for an animal habitat and a brochure about an animal in a zoo.They using Noodle Tools and Noodle Bibs to take notes and write about their animal.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 33 Downloads
Here is a fabulous set of activities for your young scientists. Each lesson contains map, hands-on, and game activities that will help the class understand why and how animals migrate from one place to another. First they'll examine the migratory patterns of the Painted Lady butterfly, and then they'll dive under the sea to discover how far those humpback whales travel throughout the year.
K - 3rd Social Studies & History 7 Views 7 Downloads
Help! All The Zoo Animals Have Escaped!
First graders explore animal habitats. They examine pictures of animals, identify the type of animal, and play a game describing their animals. They complete a graphic organizer and write a descriptive paragraph about the habitat and characteristics of the animal.
1st Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Reading Closely to Expand Understanding of Adaptations
Third graders work to determine the main idea, recall key details, and answer questions using an informational text on the topic of animal adaptations. Using the non-fiction text "Staying Alive: Animal Adaptations" (provided) the teacher will read the story aloud modeling fluent reading while the class follows along.
3rd Language Arts 151 Views 198 Downloads CCSS: Designed