Forest Travels - A Guide for Fungi

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Travel the forest with some of its most fascinating inhabitants—fungi! Crew members build comprehension skills during an informative presentation on fungi and their role in the forest ecosystem. Investigators read a scientific text to answer questions and map fungal movement in a forest. They then summarize concepts and use critical thinking abilities to engage in class discussion.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Use a Think, Puzzle, Explore about fungi to assess prior knowledge
  • Pair up scholars for reading and worksheet completion
Classroom Considerations
  • Fits as the fourth installment in a consecutive six-part series
Pros
  • Opportunities for partner work increase participation  
  • Mapping activity provides practice using measurement and scale
Cons
  • None