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A Scientific Mishap

Students create and write about an imaginary creature with a mixture of traits from two different animals. In this paragraph lesson, students hear an example story and are asked to model it in their writing. After listening to the book Dogzilla by Dave Pilkey, the teacher leads a discussion about the origin and type of traits possessed by the main character. Small groups review authentic models of stories written about "combined" creatures. After discussing ideas within t

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2nd - 5th
English Language Arts
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Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
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