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Students explore the sleeping patterns and sleeping habitats of animals. In this where animals sleep instructional activity, students research different animal species. Students also write and illustrate an animal picture book, make connections about their own sleeping patterns and compare them to the different animals they have researched.
Learners explore the five stages of sleep. They view video footage of sleep labs and discuss the findings. Students conduct experiments by keeping a sleep journal to track their sleep and dream activity. They find examples of ways sleep and dreams are used as images in popular culture.
Young scholars participate in a class discussion about sleep, dreams, and nightmares while discussing the importance of courage. Students listen to a teacher read story while thinking about the ways in which they prepare to get rest. Individuals are invited to share personal experiences with difficulty sleeping and nightmares.