This Animal Fact or Fiction? lesson plan also includes:
Read and discuss the article "Welcome to Cicadaville (Enter at Your Own Risk)" to gain a better understanding around the confusion regarding cicadas and locust swarms. In groups your young analysts research statements about animals to determine fact from fiction. They create pages for an animal fact and poetry book. This is a great way to get kids thinking about using research material, facts, and details, to support their assertions or opinions.