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Students explore wolves. In this ecology and wolves lesson, students research predator-prey relationships on the Internet and complete a related worksheet with a partner. Students interpret data on bar graphs to determine growth and decline of the wolf population. Students determine whether statements given about wolves are fact or opinion.
Students study wolves and their habitat in Yellowstone. In this environment and behavior lesson students create an interactive map of wolves in Yellowstone.
Students examine the reasons why some people do not support the protection of the wolf on the Endangered Species list. After reading an article, they discuss the controversy of delisting the wolves. As a class, they debate this issue and write letters expressing their opinions.
Students investigate how dogs have evolved into the variations that are seen today. They compare the original domesticated wolves to the modern dogs of today. Then students create a big book that shows how dogs are different than wolves.
Have your class practice their comprehension skills using this resource. After reading Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George, learners engage in cause and effect activities, identify story elements and figurative language, and compare texts.
Learners reading the book Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George can enhance their understanding of the novel using this comprehensive activity. Students can use the graphic organizers to display information and the many comprehension questions to check for understanding.
Third graders, using a Venn Diagram, distinguish the similarities and differences between the story The Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf, and the story The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig.
Students research various types of wolves using the Internet and other sources to locate specific information. They produce a PowerPoint presentation with a group to highlight the research that they have conducted.
Fifth graders read a nonfiction text about wolves and use metacognitive skills of guided reading and KWHL chart to monitor comprehension and extend vocabulary.
Students complete a unit of lessons that prepares them to perform, 'Concert Suite From Dances With Wolves,' at a public performance. They analyze the emotions depicted by music, view excerpts from the movie, and perform the music.
Fifth graders discuss in pairs what they already know about wolves and then read the book, WOLVES for guided reading. They review the information about wolves and sort the information they know into categories and then complete a technical word worksheet spelling activity.
Middle schoolers investigate the wolf. In this animal adaptation lesson, students examine the social characteristics of the wolf. They discuss the role of human intervention in reestablishing the wolf population.
In this science worksheet, middle schoolers look for the facts that are related to the wolf as a species around the world. They think about its decline and argue for a solution.
Students react to a statement about living with wolves, then read a news article about Shaun Ellis and his time living with wolves. In this current events and wolves lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and a vocabulary activity, then students read the news piece and answer comprehension and discussion questions. Lesson includes interdisciplinary follow-up activities.
Students explain how dogs evolved from wolves based on the video. For this biology lesson, students research about breeding animals for specific traits. They interview dog owners and create a presentation about the dog.
Students research wolves and wolf sanctuaries. In this wolves and wolf sanctuaries lesson set, students research wolves and their living arrangements using assigned Internet sites. They design a Power Point presentation with the research information and use math techniques to create a three dimensional wolf sanctuary. They design a sanctuary that could actually be a profitable venture.
Third graders are exposed to animals that are endangered species, compare and contrast the perception of wolves in studenT literature and use the internet to investigate how the red wolf became on of the first endangered animals.
Students read a New York Times article in order to investigate the impacts of the reintroduction of animal species to the animals' natural habitats, the animals and humans. They read specifically about wolves.
Students write a non-chronological report about wolves. They read and discuss wolf fact cards in small groups, complete a KWL chart, observe the teacher model the steps of writing a report, and conduct research and write an original non-chronological report using their wolf research information.
Students analyze characters from the book Beware of Storybook Wolves, then create their own fractured fairy tale. In this early childhood lesson plan, students analyze the characters within the story, recognizing which characters came from other fairy tales. Students then illustrate and write about these characters. Students then create their own fractured fairy tale.