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Scientists, Wolves, and the United States Government
High school biologists try to determine if the red wolf is a purebred species or a hybrid of coyote and gray wolf by examining the DNA fingerprints of all three. Twenty-one pages of material are provided here, including student worksheets and a plethora of extension ideas.
9th - 10th Science 10 Views 11 Downloads
Lesson Plan: How Coyote Came to Shuffle Off to Buffalo
Creative kids read, discuss, play-act, and sketch to examine the cultural significance of Old Man Coyote. They listen to several stories involving Coyote, analyze the Harry Fonseca painting Shuffle Off to Buffalo, and write Coyote stories of their own.
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 8 Downloads
Why Coyote Howls at Night
Review the strategies of good reading and make connections with writing! In this reading strategies lesson, young readers listen to the book Why Coyote Howls at Night. Before, during, and after the reading the teacher asks questions to ensure comprehension.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Dancing with Coyote
Students discuss the painting Shuffle Off to Buffalo and dance, dress up, and learn about Old Man Coyote. In this art lesson plan, students use the painting as a spring board in order to evoke emotion and use that to create movement.
Pre-K - 1st Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
Evolution in a Big City
Intriguing! With color-coded maps and eye-catching animation, Professor Jason Munshi-South expounds on how, by taking a DNA sample from a New York City mouse, biologists can determine which park it lives in. This is because urban development has isolated mouse populations into smaller areas, and each population has undergone evolutionary changes that make it unique.
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science 24 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Animals Around Us
Young scholars recognize that wild animals share our communities with us and comprehend why it's important to protect their habitats. They read the book, Coyotes in the Crosswalk, and students determine which wild animals live in their neighborhoods and how they can help protect their habitats.
1st - 4th Science 5 Views 26 Downloads
Borreguita and the Coyote
Students complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book Borreguita and the Coyote. For this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 9 Views 24 Downloads
The Coyote Population: Kansas Prairies
Students discover animal lifestyles by researching their ecosystem. In this animal statistics lesson, students research the geography of Kansas and discuss the reasons why wild animals survive in the open Kansas fields. Students complete worksheets based upon coyote populations and create a data table using the statistics.
4th - 7th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Coyote and Anansi
Students explore the structure of folktales. In this coyote and Anansi lesson, students discuss the attributes of folktales as they read versions of tales featuring coyote and Anansi. Students collaborate to write and perform their own folktales.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 4 Views 49 Downloads
Reading Into Rabbit
Eighth graders explore the art pieces found in the Missoula Art Museum. In this lesson, 8th graders select two pieces of art from the coyote section by going to the Missoula Art Museum website, and then create a collage portrait from their selection.
8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Unsent Letter: Canyons
As your class reads Gary Paulsen's Canyons, challenge them to assume the perspective of a character to write a letter. The plan suggests learners pair off, one person assuming the voice of Coyote Runs, and the other assuming the voice of Brennan Cole.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Coyote In Trouble
Students complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book Coyote In Trouble. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Food Chain Acorn-Squirrel-Coyote
Second graders study a specific food chain, acorn-squirrel-coyote, and organisms that are producers, herbivores or carnivores. They act out the roles of different organisms in the food chain. They study the affects of removing carnivores and plants from the food chain.
2nd Science 6 Views 4 Downloads
I See a Coyote
Learners role-play coyotes looking for natural resources. In this natural resources instructional activity, students examine the relationship between animal life and the environment. Learners play a game that demonstrates how natural resources affect animal populations.
4th - 6th Science 3 Views 20 Downloads
Topsy Turvy Kids
Sixth graders study the artwork of Jaune Quick-to-See Smith before creating their own. In this painting lesson, 6th graders examine two pieces of work by Jaune Quick-to-See from the online collection of the Missoula Art Museum and read a Flathead/Salish Coyote story.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Finding max and min using first derivative test
In this derivative worksheet, students solve two multi part problems to discover the correlations between max/min on a graph and inflection points, the first derivative test, and slopes of tangent lines at the max/min points. This worksheet uses the characters Wile E.
12th - Higher Ed Math 5 Views 20 Downloads
Skulls Tell It All
Skulls tell it all, and with this lesson plan, you will tell it all to your class! Youngsters view animal skulls, analyzing the shape of teeth and the placement of the eye sockets. They associate these adaptations with the types of food the animals ate.
3rd - 6th Science 9 Views 23 Downloads
ELD Lesson Planner: Friend and Foe
From fishing to forest fires, this lesson plan includes all kinds of scenarios for you to discuss with your ELD students. Three stories from Houghton-Mifflin ("Salmon Summer," "Wildfires," and "Skylark") help beginning, intermediate, and advanced pupils to practice their vocabulary and writing.
4th English Language Development 18 Views 102 Downloads