Snake Teacher Resources
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Students participate in a instructional activity that is focused upon the concept of a snake. They conduct research using a variety of resources. The information is used to create the context for class discussion while students create their own model snakes.
K - 1st Visual & Performing Arts
Here is a very informative worksheet on snakes that has a few worthwhile tasks embedded in it as well. Learners read some very interesting text about snakes. The text includes some ways to avoid having snakes hiding in your yard. Youngsters have to write down three things that snakes eat, two solutions to keeping snakes away, write a short essay explaining why snakes are important to the environment, and draw a picture of a snake.
3rd - 4th English Language Arts
Snakes: Recycled Art
Make snakes with your class to demonstrate how recycled materials are perfect for art. Learners use colorful plastic cups, pantyhose, paper fasteners, and fishing line to make articulated snakes. This project would be great when learning about reptiles or assemblage art.
Pre-K - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
Snakes and Lizards Length and Movement
Snakes and lizards can be very tiny or very long. Your class will get out their rulers to see just how big snakes and lizards can be. They discuss several different reptiles by reading the included animal fact cards, then each small group uses rulers and yard sticks to measure the length of their assigned animals.
K - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Maritime Shipping on the Great Lakes and the Lake Erie Water Snake
After reading about the Lake Erie water snake and the change in its population after the introduction of the round goby in 1990, young ecologists graph water snake diet data. They analyze the data and answer 10 questions based on their observations.
9th - 12th Science
Maritime Shipping on the Great Lakes and the Link to the Lake Erie Water Snake
Eager ecology learners read about characteristics of the Lake Erie water snake and the round goby fish. They find that the goby is an invasive species, introduced to Lake Erie in 1990, and has since had an impact on the water snake population.
7th - 12th Science
Know Your Snake!
Students work in groups to research snakes and complete a "Know Your Snake" worksheet. They determine the difference between fact and fiction statements about snakes through their research. Once information from both print and non-print resources has been collected, they share their findings with classmates.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Sneaky Snakes: Counting, Part 2
Hissss! Practice counting forwards and backwards with a sly assignment. Eight snakes feature number sequences that are missing a few numbers. The beginning numbers vary, and some snakes require counting down. Learners write in the missing numbers, ranging from 0 to 20.
K - 1st Math CCSS: Designed
Rain & Rainbow Board Game (Variation of Snakes & Ladders)
Perfect for a rainy day, this adorable printable board game will enchant your class! The game is made up of a board, a set of rainbows to glue onto the board in the indicated places, and three characters. Glue the cloudy background onto a piece of cardboard, attach the rainbows, and cut out the characters and you'll be ready to play!
K - 4th Social Studies & History
Students write and draw about their knowledge of reptiles. In this reptiles lesson plan, students view a nature video focusing on lizards and snakes. They complete a chart comparing and contrasting lizards and snakes. They then focus on defense mechanisms that they learned from the video and compile a list of strategies of defense.
2nd - 4th Science