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Sydney, a young girl, takes viewers on a virtual field trip to New York City to meet a man who raises homing pigeons. First she explains the role homing pigeons have played in culture and throughout history and then she interviews a modern day homing pigeon expert.
3 mins 3rd - 6th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Unlikely Communicators: Carrier Pigeons
Second graders explore information about carrier pigeons and other means of communication. They describe different types of communication and transportation and identify their advantages and disadvantages They develop a Communication Study Sheet to compile their research material.
2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Amelia the Pigeon: Lesson 1
Students listen to the story, Amelia the Pigeon, predicting Amelia's story and creating their own stories of Amelia's flight using pictures of New York City. They build views of their neighborhood by pulling together drawings from the class.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
A VIEW FROM THE TOP
Students explore the idea of aerial photography through the story of Amelia the Pigeon. They view an actual aerial photograph of their school or home, and then write a story describing what Amelia would see if she flew over their school or house.
K - 5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 13 Downloads
We're All Passenger
Students examine Passenger Pigeons and why they are now extinct. Through a class discussion, students discover the need to help endangered animals. They consider activities to become involved in assisting animals. Students write a poem or short story explaining how the "last" animal might feel.
7th - 12th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!: Manners Discussion
Students have a class discussion about appropriate behaviors and manners. For this manner lesson, students read the book entitled Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! and discuss the events within the book. Students recognize the manners and appropriate behaviors the pigeon should have exhibited.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 4 Views 16 Downloads
Fish and Wildlife in America
Some of the details of the use of wildlife as food and crop resources are given at the beginning of this slideshow. Next, the historical problems with wildlife are explained, as are some mistakes that have been made leading to extinction of many non-hostile animals.
8th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Mo Willems Author Study
Who is Mo Willems? Explore the author with your class. Learners read books written by Willems, compare and contrast the characters therein, and make predictions about what will happen. Finish off this author study by having small groups produce puppet shows based on the stories.
K - 2nd Language Arts 14 Views 145 Downloads
Pigeon Story books
Students read the book, Don't let the Pigeon Drive the Bus and talk about the things they the students do when they stay up late. In this story book instructional activity, students can work on rhyming words using several different poems styles.
K - 1st Language Arts 6 Views 6 Downloads
Idioms: Get the Ball Rolling
Based on books written by Fred Gwynne, particularly A Little Pigeon Toad, this resource connects the language of idioms and figures of speech with visuals that make explicit the often humorous connections between the literal and figurative meanings.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 7 Views 45 Downloads
Shared Reading and Writing
Engage your class in shared reading and writing activities with this group of lessons. They work practice using phonemes and story elements while they read aloud books by Mem Fox and Kit Wright. They also participate in shared writing as they write about the memories that are used in the stories.
1st Language Arts 13 Views 38 Downloads