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In this farm and forest animals activity, students divide the animals into farm or forest categories for Estonia. Students do this for 15 animals.
Third graders study the animals of the rain forest. For this interdisciplinary lesson, 3rd graders research rain forest animals and write a descriptive paragraph about their animals based on their research findings. A classroom Kapok tree will feature the students' work.
Learners play the role of a rain forest animal in its habitat as a narrator from the animal's perspective. They make a mask and costume which closely represents their animal of study and give information about their animal at a class exhibit.
Students create a book about animal species found only in the Amazon rain forest. They find one species to represent each letter of the alphabet, and write each name on a different piece of paper. They illustrate each page with an original drawing.
In this science and language arts worksheet, learners complete a 16 word crossword puzzle about rain forest animals. Each clue is a hint to identify an animal of the rain forest. There is no word bank. Answers are provided on page 2.
Students explore forest animals and their habitats. For this animal habitat lesson, students draw a forest on white paper and glue pictures of animals that roam in the forest
In this animal graph activity, students use the form to gather information on people's favorite rain forest animals. Students tally their results in the graph.
Discover the natural beauty of California. With a conservation bent, this activity delves into some of the attributes that make this state unique. Learners discuss Yosemite and the forest habitat. They focus on the things plants and animals need to survive.
Students listen to the story "The Great Kapok" then discuss characteristics of the rain forest. They make several different types of rain forest animals from paper plates (ex. sloth, tigers, monkeys etc) and design costumes for a rainforest presentation.
Expository writing is the focus of the language arts instructional activity presented here. In it, young writers review what expository writing is through a class discussion and teacher demonstration. Then, learners write expository text that describes a woodland forest habitat based on prior knowledge. Pairs of students work together to write one sentence that uses specific details and clear adjectives that describe one element of the woodland habitat. All of the sentences are put together, which results in a class-generated piece of expository writing. A great teaching idea.
Spark interest in a current issue while simultaneously developing a deep understanding of complex ideas. This excellent cross-disciplinary unit idea incorporates English and science in the study of the rain forest and the dangers facing it and its inhabitants. Through a series of authentic learning tasks including a research report, a poem, a travel brochure, a letter, and a puppet show, students learn declarative knowledge about the rain forest while practicing procedural English skills.
Students observe forest ecosystem, and investigate about a tree. They study the different types of soil and its porosity. Pupils distinguish the basic needs in a forest ecosystem, and examine the positive and negative affects that humans have on forest ecosystems.
Students explore rain forests.  In this rain forest ecosystems lesson, students identify and describe the layers of the rain forest. Students paint and decorate a large rain forest mural. Students write riddles about animals that live in the rain forest.
In these rain forest worksheets, students look at the picture of the animals from the rain forest and think about their features. Students cut out the animals, color them, and paste them where they belong. Students then compare their home to a rain forest and complete the chart for the sights, sounds, and smells for both places.
Fourth graders research rain forests. In this rain forest lesson plan, 4th graders look at the rain forest as an ecosystem. They discover the animals that live there and why we need to protect these places. 
First graders examine pictures of forest wildlife and identify different animals that live in the forest. They discuss resources the forest provides for human use and explore the concept that the forest is used by many at the same time.
What a great project to use as part of an exploration of animals or habitats. Learners design a clay model of a home for a forest animal. This could be a great way to cement what your class has learned about habitats. 
Learners explore the natural environment through a video and nature sounds tape. They keep journal's of the unit's activities and vocabulary terms. They play a web of interdependence game and compose a list of forest animals and write reports.
Third graders become an "expert" on a rain forest animal. They research the animal's habitat, physical description, habits/adaptations, and other interesting facts and present the information to the class with the aid of a powerpoint presentation created by the student.
Students conduct research into the words found to relate to the forests of Wisconsin. They write the words in complete sentences in the correct context. With the writing also includes the oral practice. Students also create their own story that includes forest animals.

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