Crocodile Teacher Resources
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Mr. Crocodile's Busy Day
Demonstrate how to read analog and digital clocks to the hour in this time measurement lesson. Read the book What Time is it Mr. Crocodile? and use Mr. Crocodile's schedule to practice telling time. They work in cooperative groups to create a schedule for a fictional airline.
Students explore crocodiles. In this animal science lesson, students participate in various activities to explore crocodiles. These activities include reading books such as Where's Your Smile Crocodile?, creating crocodile-themed snacks and constructing crocodile puppets. There are various finger play activities included as well.
Students study crocodiles and how they have survived and adapted over time. In this crocodiles lesson students research information on crocodiles.
Secrets of the Crocodile Caves
Students watch a program examining the crowned lemur and cave-dwelling crocodile of Madagascar. While they watch, they take notes on prey and predators, the role of the animals in their community and how they are different. To end the lesson, they participate in an experiment in which they analyze a food web from different regions in Madagascar.
Crocodiles Escape in Vietnam
What, there was a crocodile escape? Read, analyze, and examine a newspaper article with your class about the crocodiles that escaped in Vietnam. Your English language learners note the facts and key vocabulary in the story and answer comprehension questions. The grammatical focus is on present perfect tense.
Work on research procedures in this lesson plan, 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.
"The Selfish Crocodile"
Students participate in a variety of shared reading and writing activities related to the book "The Selfish Crocodile" and "The Great Chase." They discuss how the author establishes the crocodile's character, define "selfish," and write sentences describing the mouse when he creeps into the crocodile's mouth.
Crocodiles: A Three Day Lesson Plan
Students, in groups, research crocodiles. They watch a video and complete a worksheet in which they label the internal organs of a crocodile. Finally they draw a picture of what they think the crocodile will evolve to and look like 200 million years from now.
"The Selfish Crocodile"
Students participate in various shared reading and writing activities related to the book "The Selfish Crocodile" by Faustin Charles. They identify descriptive words from the story, and write sentences describing how the crocodile behaves and looks.
Book Title: Counting Crocodiles by Judy Sierra
Students explore number sequence in a variety of activities. In this number practice lesson, students play a game of finger flash and read the book Counting Crocodiles. Students discuss the counting elements in the book and chart the number sequences. Students use cubes or blocks to practice the number sequences.
Steve Irwin, Crocodile Hunter or Loving Parent?
Here's a worksheet to challenge reading comprehension with advanced ESL learners. Students read the article "Steve Irwin, Crocodile Hunter or Loving Parent?", and determine where the 5 out of 6 sentences at the bottom of the worksheet should be inserted within the text.
Students experiment with carrying eggs to simulate a mother crocodile's gentle grip as she carries her eggs/young. They compare different modern tools to the jaws of a crocodile.
Alligator and Crocodile Research
Second graders complete a KWL chart on alligators and crocodiles. They brainstorm questions that they want to answer in their research of alligators and crocodiles. Students read Snap A Book About Alligators and Crocodiles and Zoobooks Alligators and Crocodiles. The books give students information about crocodilians.
Visualizing Sarah, Just Plain and Tall
Students define "visualize," practice visualizing day at beach, read poem, Crocodile Toothache, silently, listen to teacher read same poem aloud, share visualizations with classmates, read first chapter of book, Sarah, Plain and Tall, and draw pictures of what they visualize while reading.
The Friendly Crocodile
Students participate in a discussion about the book The Friendly Crocodile In this language arts lesson, students review vocabulary words and are instructed to think about character and reread difficult passages. After reading, students complete comprehension questions and a writing connection activity.
The Friendly Crocodile
Students explore reading comprehension by analyzing a story with their classmates. For this story structure lesson, students read the story The Friendly Crocodile and discuss the themes, settings and characters in the story. Students complete a vocabulary activity dealing with the story and answer questions based on the story.
Crocodile: Print and Color
In this word recognition activity, learners trace the word "crocodile," write the word independently, and color the picture of the crocodile.
October's Lesson Plan
Students listen to poetry about crocodiles. After discussing the relationship between humans and crocodiles, they make a list of ways humans hurt crocodiles and then write Prelutsky's poem from the crocodile perspective.
Make Words Using the Letters in the Word "Crocodile"
In this spelling and science worksheet, students read a short description of a crocodile before using the letters in its name to make as many words as possible. They are encouraged to make at least 24 words, and can check their answers with the examples given at the bottom of the page.
Greater or Less?
These crocodiles are hungry for the biggest numbers they can find! This is a fun way to illustrate number comparison; use crocodile mouths as the greater than and less than symbols. There are two examples (with teeth and eyes included) to show learners how the jaws always open towards the larger number, and learners compare 10 more sets. Consider displaying a number line as they complete this, asking them to locate numbers. How do they know which number is larger? The values here don't exceed 20.