Farm Animal Immigrants
Fifth graders identify a rare or endangered farm animal and then locate its country of origin on a world map. They also research the animal and its uses to determine why it was an imported.
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3rd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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