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Scale City — Scaling up Recipes and Circles in the Real World

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
What a great big skillet you have. The resource introduces the class to the world's largest stainless steel skillet. The class creates a model of the skillet and a typical 12-inch skillet and compares the relative sizes of their areas....
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Comparative Anatomy of the Domestic Chicken

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Are chickens and crocodiles really related? Young scientists compare the bone structure of current domestic chickens to other animals throughout evolution. This helps them understand the branches that separate crocodiles and birds as...
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A Big, White Hen

For Students 2nd Standards
Why wouldn't the chickens cross the brook? Find out in a short reading passage about a mother hen and her babies' daily walk. Second graders answer four comprehension questions after they finish reading the story.
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Special Friends: Challenge Activities (Theme 9)

For Teachers 1st Standards
Special Friends is the theme of a unit comprised of challenge activities for those who have already mastered the skills in the Houghton Mifflin unit Special Friends. Extended learning opportunities include writing an activity book, a...
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The Birds of a Feather Flock Together

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify all parts of an egg, and explore their importance to the life cycle of a chicken. Learners compare all sorts of birds and place them in categories based on what they look like. This five-day activity effectively...
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A Lucky Break

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Explore idioms with a chicken theme! Consider doing these activities prior to Thanksgiving, as there's a section about wishbones! First your youngsters will match a short list of idioms with their meanings. Then, give each learner the...
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Life Comes in Cycles

For Students K - 2nd
Kids are fascinated by chickens and their eggs. Here is a learning exercise has young learners take a look at the four stages in a chicken's life cycle. They have four cycles to organize: egg, chick, young bird, and adult. They have to...
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Inside the Egg, Hatching Chickens

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
Learners explore how an egg becomes fertilized. In this biology lesson, students "candle" a variety of eggs in order to determine which ones have been fertilized and which ones haven't. Student use paper plates to create a graphic on the...
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Is it a Duck? Is it a Chick?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the lives of birds by completing a Venn Diagram. In this animal characteristic instructional activity, 5th graders read the story The Chick and the Duckling and define the characteristics that make a chick and...
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Hatching Chickens

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students observe and care for eggs and chickens. In this life cycles lesson, students recall facts about chickens and how they hatch. Students read the article Hatching Eggs in the Classroom and observe the life cycle of the chicken in a...
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Clucking Chickens

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
A comb, wattle, and beak are three characteristics that describe a chicken. Your class can explore the life of a chicken through reading, art, movement, and music. Using a plastic cup and string, they'll create a pretend chicken that...
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Chickens: I'm Breaking Out!

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students observe baby chicks hatching from eggs in an incubator. They discuss the hatching process and the early development of baby chicks. They measure the temperature, collect data, and record it on a graph.
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Egg Layer Game Show

For Teachers Pre-K - K
It's time for the Egg Layer Game Show. The chickens help the contestant answer simple addition problems. Problems include: 2+1 and 3+3.
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From Egg to Chick

For Teachers K
Explore the life cycle of a chicken. Using books, diagrams, and graphing activities, learners discuss the chicken's life cycle. Here is a thorough and interesting way to explore this topic.
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Animals: Chickens

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Young scholars use the Internet to discover information about chickens. They examine their diet, behavior and life cycle.
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For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Are you looking for a lesson on eggs for your young farmers? This one could be for you! Learners discover where eggs come from. They see the whole process of an egg coming from a hen, and ending up on their breakfast tables. They...
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About Chickens

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Here's a cute and informative four-page packet of worksheets about chickens for your young agriculturists. They get to write words that have to do with chickens, perform cut-and-paste activities, and discover some fun facts about...
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Chickens: Our Fascinating Feathered Friends

For Students 1st - 3rd
Don't be too chicken for this worksheet! Fifteen questions about chickens help your young farmers learn about poultry and farms. There are lots of interesting sentences that they can complete, such as the fact that chickens like to roost...
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Hatching Egg Lesson

For Teachers K
What a great way to introduce life cycles in your classroom! Kindergartners learn about chickens using visual aids, vocabulary lists, and more. If possible, you can have your class watch the process up close and personal by bringing in...
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The Five Senses of Thanksgiving

For Students K - 2nd
In this Thanksgiving worksheet, students write about what they see, hear, smell, taste, and touch on Thanksgiving in different chickens. Students complete 5 chickens about their senses.
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"Egg"travaganza: Learning about Eggs and Chickens

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore concepts about a chicken and its egg. For this agriculture/nutrition lesson, students identify common traits of a chicken and examine a diagram labeled with the parts found inside an egg. Students read about the...
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R is for Rooster

For Students Pre-K - K
In this handwriting practice worksheet, students trace and practice writing the letter 'R' both in upper and lower case letters. They also identify the object illustrated and trace and write the term rooster as shown.
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For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Here is a simple lesson that combines reading, coloring, and a puzzle for young learners. In it, pupils read the selection Great Pumpkins, then they color in the hen puzzle with colors based on the three distinct categories that the...
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What Came First, the Chicken or the Egg?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the concept of nutrition.  In this nutrition lesson, students identify the benefit of eggs as a nutritional meal or snack.  Students also discover how to prepare easy meals or snacks using eggs.