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Bats and Boas Abound
Students investigate Puerto Rican boa constrictors and bats. In this animal science instructional activity, students read an article about the bats and snakes found in Puerto Rico. Students use various art supplies to create a diorama of the habitat of the snake and bat.
Big Boas of Manu
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.
In this expository comprehension worksheet, students read a 1-page informational article about boa constrictors and then answer 3 short answer and 2 multiple choice questions.
Learning WIth Jimmy and His Boa
First graders will begin with a hands-on technology introduction activity of a Paint picture example on the Internet. This Paint web site includes a picture, a story, and a higher order thinking question. After reading and discussing the book, The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate The Wash, 1st graders will develop a picture about the book using the a computer drawing program. This is a cross curricular lesson integrating technology, art, and language arts skills.
Wash Day with Numbers
Young scholars sequence cutout shirts that are numbered by tens after listening to a read aloud of Trinka Hakes Noble's story, The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash. They hang the shirts on clothesline in order to count by tens.
Students analyze the major theme in the story, "Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash" to change the outcome and design a rule that changed the outcome of the story. The importance of rules and their differences formulate the basis of this instructional activity.
The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash
Students read the story The Day Jimmy's Boa At the Wash and put the event boxes in order from the beginning to end of the story. In this sequencing lesson plan, students do this on the computer.
Cause and Effect: "The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash."
In this cause/effect worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer of causes and effects in the story The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash. A reference website is included.
The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Class
Students read the reader's theater play, 'The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash.' They practice reading for fluency and present the story through acting and oral reading. Some students read the script and others act it out. They switch roles and perform the play a second time.
"Jimmy's Boa" Bubble Pop
In this spelling activity, students circle the correct spelling of words from the story "Jimmy's Boa." A reference web site for additional resources is given.
What Is Happening To My Species?
Young scholars select and research an animal that lives in the rainforest of Manu, Peru. They watch and discuss a video, create masks and costumes to role-play various rainforest animals, conduct research, and write a short story of their selected animal.
Students explore puppetry. In this puppetry lesson, students research the history and culture of puppets. Student begin to understand that art work has special characteristics. Students create their own marionette puppet.
The Little Prince Quiz
In this The Little Prince activity, students determine answers to questions about plot, characterization, and narrator of The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery.
Pupils read a book about World War II and the Holocaust while in small literature circles. They write journal entries and news articles based on the reading.
Down on the Farm
Pupils explore life on the farm. They investigate the different features and functions on the farm. Students act out different roles in the farm setting through the use of a virtual field trip.
What Makes A Bird A Bird?
Students identify the characteristics of birds and explain how these characteristics are useful in their survival. They explain how both physical and environmental adaptations help birds survive and reproduce. Students create an imaginary bird based on information regarding appropriate adaptations.
A Magical Animal Encounter
Students write about meeting an animal with special powers. In this writing lesson plan, students write a three part story, based on the idea of Harry Potter's encounter with a boa constrictor at the zoo. They think up their own animal and use showing words instead of telling words.
In this reading response worksheet, students read a story about a boy's wish. Students give their opinion about the end of the story and have the opportunity to continue writing about the boy's adventures.
Senate Debate on Scientific Racism
Students analyze the arguments around scientific racism. They collect data on the views of eugenicists and its opponents.
Totally Trivial - B
High school pupils can hone their research skills by using the Internet to find the answers to the questions presented in this on-line worksheet. This resource focuses on questions whose answer begins with the letter "B."