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Origami Ducks: Geometry, Listening, and Following Directions
Make origami ducks with your class to reinforce geometry concepts and vocabulary; develop fine motor and visual translation skills; and enrich study of Japanese culture, the pond habitat, or migration. Create a whole group "worksheet" about shapes and symmetry with a word bank.
2nd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
The Impact of Climate Change on Prairie Potholes Activity 2: Graphing/Data Analysis
Prairie potholes are dips in the earth that contain water, which is vital to the survival of many prairie inhabitants, including the Mallard Duck. Middle schoolers analyze data on the disappearance of these potholes in relation to the mallard duck population.
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Ordinal Numbers for English Learners
Help your beginning and intermediate English Learners develop academic vocabulary with this activity about ordinal numbers. Read and discuss the Eric Carle book Ten Little Rubber Ducks. Your ELs use ordinal number cards to practice stating where different duck cutouts are placed in a line.
K - 1st Math
Stewie the Duck Learns to Swim
Make a splash with an interactive storybook that emphasizes water safety. Directed at preschoolers and primaries, the ducky tale and games reinforce the rules of wearing a life vest whenever near water, making sure to have a supervising adult with you, and taking lessons so that you can learn how to swim.
Pre-K - 1st Physical Education
Cartoons for The Classroom: Lame Duck Congress
Clear up "lame duck" congressional confusion with this political cartoon analysis worksheet. Background information on the concept's history and current use is provided, and 2 cartoons give a past and present context. Three talking points (could be writing points) guide educated conclusions about the more modern cartoon, and encourage deeper thinking about potential advantages to being a lame duck politician.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Art: Drawing Ducks in Their Natural Habitats
Sixth graders explore various waterfowl species and discover how duck stamps are used. After researching specific types of birds for a stamp competition, they draw the birds in various natural settings. Before sending the submissions, 6th graders display their work at a school art fair.
6th Technology & Engineering
Internet Assignment : All About Ducks Research Worksheet
In this Internet research worksheet about ducks, students access a given web site to find the answers to 7 questions and to make identifications of 5 pictures that are on the worksheet. They print out coloring pages and learn a new song about ducks by accessing two more sites.
4th - 5th 21st Century Skills
Is it a Duck? Is it a Chick?
Fifth graders investigate the lives of birds by completing a Venn Diagram. In this animal characteristic lesson, 5th graders read the story The Chick and the Duckling and define the characteristics that make a chick and duck similar and different.
5th Visual & Performing Arts
What a Character! Comparing Literary Adaptations
What do Robert Downey Jr., Basil Rathbone, Jeremy Brett, Fritz Weaver, Roger Moore, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Daffy Duck have in common? Why, it’s elementary, my dear Watson! They all have portrayed Sherlock Holmes. Literary detectives launch an investigation of how varying portrayals of a character influence a drama.
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
If you're stuck inside on a rainy day for PE, or just want to give your class a body break, try out this fun game involving quick mental math and movement. Waddling around the classroom as ducks, learners compete in math duels, trying to progress to walking and finally standing on chairs as victors.
K - 6th Physical Education
Who Am I?
Birds and ducks are the stars of this colorful word search. In it, learners identify 16 different species of birds and ducks. There are colorful and accurate pictures of each of the birds. Pupils must match up the picture with appropriate word down at the bottom of the worksheet.
2nd - 4th Science