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- Almetta K., Teacher
- Calumet City, IL
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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. They free write about a dream as a way to connect real life to the story.
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. Tons of great background information will make discussing the painting a breeze.
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.
Students examine coyote populations and their resources, graphing their findings. In this graphing lesson, students graph the potential coyote population over five years. Students then complete a worksheet that ensures their understanding of what happens to a population of animals.