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Learners explore animal habitats in this collaborative lesson. 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.
1st Science 17 Views 82 Downloads
4th Grade Animal Report
Congratulations, your students have just been hired as zookeepers at the San Diego Zoo! Their first job is to help set up new exhibits by researching and giving a presentation about different animals. Provide each young researcher with this project outline that includes all the specific requirements and a step-by-step description of the research process.
3rd - 5th Science 69 Views 59 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Explore animal habitats with your class. They will investigate animal habitats and select an animal to research, provide details on, illustrate, and create a written piece on. They write sentences to create a story about an animal habitat of their choice that share with the class.
K - 1st Language Arts 8 Views 37 Downloads
Animal Habitat Poem
Groups of pupils circulate through five animal habitat stations and add information to the circle map located in each station. Then, they are shown the form of a lantern poem, and go to the computer lab in order to construct an original poem in the lantern form.
4th Science 3 Views 28 Downloads
Students research an animal and their habitat. In this animal habitat instructional activity, students observe a WebQuest that describes the different habitats: deserts, tundra, rainforest, forest, and ocean. They determine which habitat their animal would live and how that home meets the animal's basic needs.
1st - 2nd Science 50 Views 253 Downloads
First graders get out and explore two different habitats to examine how each one meets the needs of the plants and animals that dwell there. They discuss what they've learned about animal habitats as they explore the outdoor environment. This lesson plan includes several excellent extension/ assessment ideas.
1st Language Arts 28 Views 201 Downloads
Animals Have Needs
Animals, like humans, live each day needing air, water, food, and shelter. Introduce this activity y showing pictures of various animals and have a short discussion about their homes. Next, read aloud Crinkleroot's Guide to Knowing Animal Habitats by Jim Arnosky.
1st Science 9 Views 49 Downloads
An animal habitat is like the neighborhood where animals live. It's a place they can get everything they need to survive; air, food, shelter, and water. Explore animal habitats with your first graders. In small groups, they create a habitat diorama for an animal they are familiar with, such as a pet.
1st Science 27 Views 36 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Help! All the Zoo Animals Have Escaped!
Oh no! The animals have escaped! Students start this lesson on animal habitats with a game, where the 'Zookeeper' gives clues to find the missing animals. When the fun is over students use a graphic organizer to sort animals into their proper habitats.
1st Science 7 Views 33 Downloads
Camouflage!: Collecting Data and Concealing Color
Help young scholars see the important role camouflage plays in the survival of animals with a fun science lesson. Starting with an outdoor activity, children take on the role of hungry birds as they search for worms represented by different colored pieces of yarn.
2nd - 5th Math 77 Views 47 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Animal Habitats: 1st Grade
Learning about animal habitats can be a lot of fun. This lesson focuses on how God created different habitats to suit different animal needs. Students will conduct library research in order to create a five page habitat slide show using Kidpix.
1st Science 6 Views 6 Downloads
Plant or Animal?
Teach your class about the necessities of life using the book Tillena Lou's Day in the Sun. After a teacher-read-aloud, students make puppets depicting different plants and animals from the story and illustrating the habitat in which they live.
K - 3rd Science 133 Views 105 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Details and Vocabulary
Research and write about animal habitats or historical settings after listening to the book Tulip Sees America by Cynthia Rylant. The whole group locates and discusses vivid word choices that describe the main character's journey across the United States.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 84 Downloads
Second graders examine the four elements of habitats including food, water, shelter and space. They design a brochure that describes these elements in their own habitats. They work in groups to design a multimedia presentation that describes the habitat elements of one animal.
2nd Language Arts 15 Views 73 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Needs of Animals
Here is a two-part lesson that starts with the story The Salamander Room. After reading the story students use a digital camera to take pictures of animal habitats in their school yard. The next day student use Kid Pix to place different animals in the habitat pictures they had taken the day before.
1st Science 3 Views 12 Downloads
Animal and Plant Habitats
Second graders write and illustrate a story. In this habitats lesson, 2nd graders learn about different types of plant and animal habitats. Students view video segments about habitats, answer comprehension questions, complete a crossword puzzle, read stories about different animal habitats and use the information learned to write and illustrate a story about habitats.
2nd Science 28 Views 150 Downloads
A Fun Science Lesson Plan about Habitats at the Zoo
Students explore the animal habitats at the zoo. In this animal science lesson plan, students read about animal habitats from a textbook and construct a list of animals that live in specific habitats. Additionally, students take a field trip to the zoo and record the types of habitats they see.
2nd - 6th Science 22 Views 79 Downloads
African Animals in Habitats
Students investigate animal habitats in zoos. In 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 14 Views 51 Downloads
Using Math To Make Decisions About Animal Habitat
In this animal habitat worksheet, students read, analyze and solve 5 scenarios involving mathematics and animal habitats. Students work out each decision they decide as correct and write out a proposal for each one.
4th - 6th Math 31 Views 167 Downloads