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Work on research procedures in this instructional activity, which prompts writers to collect and evaluate information pooled from a number of sources. They work in teams to collect information about crocodiles from different sources. They compare the information that they collected with that collected by other groups to decide which sources have valid information.
Young scholars explore language arts by analyzing a children's book in class. In this vocabulary lesson, students read the book Slowly, Slowly, Slowly... by Eric Carle. Young scholars identify the characters, setting and plot of the story before completing a word scramble puzzle with vocabulary from the book.
Students discuss how the crocodile is one of the oldest animals on Earth. They discuss why crocodiles were able to survive conditions that killed of so many other animal species. Students discuss how crocodiles have specific characteristics that make them a highly successful animal, able to survive harsh conditions and radical environmental changes.
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.