Giraffe Teacher Resources
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Desert Animal Sorting
What makes certain animals better suited for desert life than others? Explore the differences between desert and non-desert animals with this picture sorting activity. Be sure to print the worksheet in color so students can observe and compare the coloration and patterns of the different animals.
Pre-K - 2nd Science CCSS: Adaptable
My Mini Book About …
This is one of several printable pages on which little life scientists can write out their research on an assigned animal. The highlighted page is for alligator research, but several other animal pages are included as other materials. Each page can be quarter-folded to make a small booklet.
1st - 3rd Science CCSS: Adaptable
African Savanna Habitat Diorama Craft
Set the stage for a unit or lesson on the African savanna by creating a cute habitat diorama. Cheetahs, lions, zebras, and elephants are all present in a shoe-box-sized craft that requires your learners to color, cut, and paste. These instructions are easy to follow and provide printable animal images that your class can color.
1st - 4th Science
Learners explore animal habitats in this collaborative lesson plan. First, they read Who Lives Here? by Dot and Sy Barlowe. Next, they get into groups to do research on one of three habitats, ponds, grasslands, or deserts. Finally, they create a visual presentation of what they learned, and share it with the class.
New Review Puzzled About Conservation
Raise children's awareness about conservation with this series of vocabulary activities. Offering riddles about endangered species and a crossword puzzle involving key terms relating to conservation, these fun worksheets will engage young scientists in learning about the impact of humans on animals from around the globe.
3rd - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Animals and Colours Word Search
Colors and animals are two things kids love. And they'll love looking for and circling 45 animal and color words. Print and pass out, use for early finishers or in a themed homework packet. Note: The title uses the spelling colour, instead of color, both are correct, but be aware that this might confuse your pupils.
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts
New Review Mammal Scavenger Hunt Activity
Did you know that a polar bear's skin is actually black? Or that the lightest mammal weighs less than a paperclip? Young scientists learn these and other amazing facts about mammals as they explore the animal kingdom with this fun scavenger hunt activity.
2nd - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
A nicely designed worksheet for young learners is here for you. Pupils read some interesting text about giraffes, then must write down four things that giraffes eat. There is a word puzzle at the bottom of the worksheet that requires kids to fill in the missing vowels in words that have something to do with giraffes.
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts
New Review Clay Animal Whistles
Investigate North Carolina pottery history by creating clay animal whistles, a traditional leisure activity in the region. They research a particular animal and jot down its attributes to include in their project. Find step-by-step photographed images to guide you and your class through the project, as well as inspiring finished examples.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Do big bodies make big brains? Let your learners decide whether there is an association between body weight and brain weight by putting the data from different animals into a scatterplot. They can remove any outliers and then make a line of best fit to show whether the relationship is positive or negative.
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
African Animals in Habitats
Students investigate animal habitats in zoos. For this animal habitat lesson, students fill in a KWLH chart about zoos before looking at pictures of African animals in zoo habitats. They discuss what they see and take a field trip to the zoo where they take digital pictures of animals in their habitats.
K - 2nd Science