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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.
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.
First graders complete a Venn Diagram. In this reading comprehension and comparison lesson, 1st graders read and discuss the traditional version of The Three Little Pigs and sequence the story events. Students read and discuss The Story of the Three Little Wolves and The Big Bad Pig. Students will compare the traditional story to the new versions.
Introduce your class to fairy tales with this lesson. After reading the fractured fairy tale, "The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig," third, fourth, and fifth graders write a personal narrative as a response to the fairy tale. They compare and contrast the classic fairy tale with the fractured story, completing a graphic organizer to showcase their thoughts.
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.
Guide your class through reading various versions of The Three Little Pigs. Talk about the traditional story line and then discuss a different point of view: Maybe the wolf was just an innocent bystander! This lesson plan, which has ideas for 18 days of language arts instruction, includes activities such as writing facts about wolves, completing a KWL about pigs, comparing different versions of the story, and creating poems about The Three Little Pigs.
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.