Why Do Birds Sing
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read a passage about why birds sing. They then answer the 10 questions about the reading.
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Making Connections: I Know Why Caged Birds Sing
Students discuss equality and fairness by reading a Maya Angelo poem. In this U.S. history lesson, students read the poem I Know Why Caged Birds Sing, and discuss how the era it was written in affected the words. Students identify the...
4th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts
Why Do Some Birds Have Two Homes When We Have One?
Sixth graders study migratory birds in the temperate forest and the tropical rainforest. In this migratory birds lesson, 6th graders participate in different activities that explain patterns of migration, research patterns of movement...
How Do Pelicans Survive Their Death-Defying Dives?
Get ready to take the plunge! Science scholars go fishing with a brown pelican and see how it can withstand the impact of the water from a height of 40 feet. The narrator shows the birds in action and describes the physical adaptations...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Why Do You Need to Get a Flu Shot Every Year?
Don't let your classes take a shot in the dark! Help them understand different types of vaccinations with an informative video lesson. The narrator explains how the flu virus challenges vaccine creators each year thanks to its shifty...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Why Don't Perpetual Motion Machines Ever Work?
It turns out that some laws were definitely not meant to be broken! A short illustrative video explains why the first and second laws of thermodynamics prevent perpetual motion machines from actually moving perpetually — and why...
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable