Animal Encyclopedia Search
Students use an online encyclopedia to gather information about animals. They identify habits of ten animals they find interesting. They share their information with the class.
9 Views 18 Downloads
Find an Animal! Find a Book!
Students identify the themes of different books by classifying their genre. In this genre lesson, students examine a specific animal by reading both a nonfiction and fiction book about the species. Students compare the different books...
2nd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
Family Time: Challenge Activities (Theme 5)
"Family Time" is the theme of a unit equipped with a series of challenge activities. Concepts reinforced include possessive nouns, pronouns, text organization, adjectives, writing types, and patterns by way of creative and research...
2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Controversial Origins of the Encyclopedia
Google, Wolfram/Alpha, Fact Monster? Kids may be familiar with these names, but have they heard of one of the original search tools? Here's a video that details one of the first encyclopedias and the controversies surrounding it.
5 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts
Whooo Am I ? An Animal Diary
Students choose their favorite animal and create a diary entry as if they were that animal. They research the animal's behaviors, diet, and habitat. In the diary entry they incorporate this information to provide clues to the identity of...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts
Identifying the Characteristics of a Myth
For this lesson created specifically to integrate the use of the SMART Board, Students view a variety of animated myths in order to create a web that identifies the characteristics of a myth. Then Students choose a myth from selected...
6th English Language Arts
Hot Enough for Ya? All About Deserts
Pupils use various resources to locate and research the deserts of the world and complete a report on a desert animal. This lesson plan will establish the relevance of the learning content for students and build confidence in their...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts