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A Rainbow of Parrots
Reading nonfiction text can be a good way for learners to make text-to-life connections. They brainstorm what they know about parrots, locate and explain nonfiction text features found in their book, then read the first chapter of A Rainbow of Parrots.
3rd - 5th Science 7 Views 81 Downloads
Puerto Rican Parrot Paradise
Students investigate the environment of the Puerto Rican Parrot. They visualize the ecosystem with and without information. They conduct research to find information and participate in classroom discussion to demonstrate comprehension of the concepts.
3rd - 4th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Descriptive Writing: Parrot in the Oven
After reading a selection from Victor Martinez's Parrot in the Oven, pupils use the graphic organizer to decipher the sensory details within the descriptive paragraph. They list various details under the appropriate sense ("see," "hear," and "touch").
8th - 10th Language Arts 5 Views 80 Downloads
How Writing Strategies Create a Character: Parrot in the Oven
Identifying specific writing strategies while reading fiction helps to increase understanding of character development. This handout provides a template on which readers can record examples of figurative language and explain how it contributes to the respective characters.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 46 Downloads
Students look closely at a bird species and identify details about parrot anatomy. They reproduce their observations in a colorful painting. In addition, they experiment with a variety of paintbrush techniques to achieve different artistic effects.
K - 3rd Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Students use excerpts from the book, "Pappa's Parrot," in order to discuss the direct and indirect characterization of the characters they are reading about. In this characterization lesson plan, students choose examples of each type of characterization that are embedded in the plan.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 27 Views 130 Downloads
Compare and Contrast - City Pigeons and City Parrots
Students watch videos about city birds and complete compare and contrast activities to decipher the types of birds. In this bird study lesson, students view videos about city pigeons and parrots. Students then complete a t-chart activity and Venn diagram to distinguish the types of birds.
5th - 7th Science 9 Views 28 Downloads
Comprehension Questions: "Papa's Parrot"
Readers demonstrate comprehension and reflect on their reading of Cynthia Rylant's short story "Papa's Parrot." They recall, infer, analyze, speculate, synthesize, and make judgments about the content of the text.
6th - 8th Language Arts 22 Views 126 Downloads
Three Level Questions: Parrot in the Oven
Helpful for any reading comprehension lesson, this worksheet focuses on Victor Martinez's Parrot in the Oven. It contains three levels of questions: Right There (comprehension-level questions), Think and Search (questions you need to find through the text and your own inferences) and On Your Own (questions that apply the concepts from the text to the reader's own life).
7th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Investigating Tropical Birds
Students investigate tropical birds. They write letters for rain forest preservation to protect tropical birds. They interview a bird professional from a local bird store or a zoo and discuss how to take care of a parrot. They use Kid Pix software to create a drawing of a bird and create a poster including sentences about the bird's habitat, appearance and diet.
K - 2nd Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
Youngsters read a short story about an Australian parrot, then undlerline all of the words that should be capitalized in a second version at the bottom of the worksheet. They are also asked to draw a picture of one of these birds on the back of the worksheet.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Parrot Feathers to Sacred Dogs
Fifth graders study information about the Native American history in Nevada. In this Nevada history lesson, 5th graders review the background for the Native American history in Nevada. Students complete 7 activities to learn about the community of Native Americans in Nevada.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads