Coyote Teacher Resources
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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
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
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 English Language Arts
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
Borreguita and the Coyote
Students complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book Borreguita and the Coyote. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
The Coyote Population: Kansas Prairies
Students discover animal lifestyles by researching their ecosystem. In this animal statistics lesson plan, 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
Coyote and Anansi
Students explore the structure of folktales. In this coyote and Anansi lesson plan, 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 English Language Arts
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 English Language Arts
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.
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
Finding max and min using first derivative test
In this derivative learning exercise, learners 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 learning exercise uses the characters Wile E.
12th - Higher Ed Math
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 Arts
Canyons: Gary Paulsen
Will your class be ready to read Canyons by Gary Paulsen? If you're unsure of their current reading level, use this cloze procedure to determine if this book is the right choice for your young readers. The blank guide and the actual text are both provided here.
7th - 9th English Language Arts