Bats: Maligned or Malicious?

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Most people couldn't name the positive qualities of bats. Learners discover how bats benefit the environment and then create a concept map to summarize the information. After their reading, they identify misconceptions people have about bats and then present their information.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Show photos and/or videos of different types of bats to give the class a visual reference for the lesson
  • Research the population of different bats to deepen the discussion of the threatened species
Classroom Considerations
  • Expects pupils to be familiar with different bat species
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  • Includes a passage at two different reading levels
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