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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 141 Views 108 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 70 Views 59 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Galápagos Islands are an amazing place of isolated adaptation, colonized by an interesting mix of plants and animals. The class plays a game to help them understand how these organisms came to live on the island through a combination of their physical characteristics and chance events.
3rd - 5th Science 10 Views 7 Downloads
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 4 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 76 Views 55 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Coelacanth: A Living Fossil of a Fish
It was just another day of fishing at the local pier when a man unknowingly reeled in a fish thought to be extinct for 65 million years. This short video explains how scientists were surprised to discover that this 360 million year old species had more in common with land dwelling vertebrates than other fish, representing a critical transition in the evolution of life on Earth.
4 mins 6th - 12th Science 4 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Animal Adaptations: Migration and Hibernation
When winter comes, animals are faced with two choices: migrate to a warmer climate or hibernate until spring arrives. Explore these interesting animal behaviors with the learning activities in this elementary life science lesson. To learn about hibernation, children monitor their own breathing and pulse during periods of rest and activity to understand how animals slow down their bodies to conserve energy through the winter.
2nd - 4th Science 63 Views 39 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Vocabulary Unit 4.2: Animals
Match animals to their names and fill in the blanks about the things that animals do. The learning exercise is a good way to practice both animal names and present tense verbs. As a bonus, the last exercise prompts kids to use the present continuous (progressive) tense.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit 4.1: Present Continuous and Animals
Combine a lesson about animals and the present continuous (progressive) tense with a grammar and vocabulary worksheet. Kids complete sentences with the correct -ing verb, then finish a crossword puzzle about certain animals. They determine which animals exhibit which behaviors with a matching activity.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 12 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Why are farm animals important to the community? Expand young farmers' knowledge of furry and feathered friends through stories and a video. There are several books recommended; however, you could use any book about farm animals. A video takes learners to a farm in North Carolina, where the farm owners take them on a tour of how the animals are taken care of and for what they are used.
K - 3rd Language Arts 72 Views 235 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Animal Adaptations
Young scientists explore the animal kingdom from the safety of the classroom with this short research project. After first choosing an animal, children use the Internet to discover where it lives, what it eats, and how it has adapted to survive, before compiling their findings in a multimedia presentation.
3rd - 5th Science 28 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Desert Animal Sorting
What makes certain animals better suited for desert life than others? Explore the differences between desert and non-desert animals with this picture sorting activity. Be sure to print the worksheet in color so students can observe and compare the coloration and patterns of the different animals.
Pre-K - 2nd Science 8 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Migration Activities for Kids
For as long as there has been life on earth, animals, including humans, have used migration as a means of survival. This collection of activities supports young scientists as they learn about this behavioral adaptation, encouraging them to make connections with their own lives.
K - 3rd Science 16 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Animal ABC Powerpoint
From antelope to zebra, explore the ABCs of the animal kingdom with an engaging presentation. Offering a slide for each letter of the alphabet that includes a colorful, real-life image of an animal whose names begin the letter, this fun presentation will make a nice addition to the resource library of any primary grade teacher.
Pre-K - 1st Science 6 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
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 14 Views 8 Downloads
New Review Inside the Ant Colony
Step into the amazing world of ants as this video explores the surprisingly complex social structure that makes up the foundation of every ant colony. The truly amazing ability of these tiny creatures to share information without any higher-level communication has scientists searching for practical ways to apply what they've learned from these interesting insects.
5 mins 7th - 11th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Need or Want?
Even as adults it can be hard to distinguish needs from wants. Using pictures of common, everyday items, children make a pocket chart separating the objects they need from those that they want. Discuss their choices, explaining that people and animals require food, water, air, and shelter in order to live, grow, and survive.
K - 3rd Science 68 Views 52 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Incredible Journey
Divide your school gym into breeding grounds and non-breeding grounds so that your zoologists can play a game simulating the seasonal migration of shorebirds. Players pick one of the included game cards and follow its directions, which simulate different occurrences in a migratory bird's life cycle.
4th - 8th Science 8 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Animal Alphabet Chart
Engage young children in learning the letters of the alphabet with a fun animal alphabet chart. With the letters written in both upper and lower case and accompanied by pictures of animals beginning with each letter, this is a great resource for developing the phonemic awareness of young learners.
Pre-K - 1st Language Arts 10 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable