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A World of Animals: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 10)

For Teachers K Standards
Animals are the theme of this series of English language development lessons. Scholars take part in grand conversations about woodland, jungle, and grassland animals. They also go on picture walks, read poems and high frequency words,...
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A World of Animals: Challenge Activities (Theme 10)

For Teachers K Standards
Animals are the theme of this series of challenge activities. Extend scholars' learning opportunities by writing personal narratives and book reports, creating picture and alphabet books, and drawing scenes from stories read aloud.
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Fact or Opinion: Animals

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
How many legs do spiders have? Is that an opinion, or is it a fact? Complete a worksheet with four sets of five questions about different animals and their attributes, noting whether each statement is a fact or an opinion.
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3 Amazing Photosynthetic Animals

For Students 9th - 12th
The spotted salamander is currently the only known photosynthetic vertebrate. A video introduces three animals that are all photosynthetic in their own way. It explains the way they get energy from the sun as well as other quirky traits...
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Where'd You Get All Those Dead Animals?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why do zoologists collect animal specimens for research? And, how many animals is enough? Explore both sides of a current debate in the scientific community using a video that is part of a larger playlist on mammals. Topics include where...
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Comparative Anatomy: What Makes Us Animals

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What makes animals, well, animals? Viewers of a via comparative anatomy video see how similarities and differences in animal anatomy help support the theory of evolution. The video also includes examples of shared characteristics in...
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Farm Animals

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Why are farm animals important to the community? Expand young farmers' knowledge of furry and feathered friends through stories and a video. There are several books recommended; however, you could use any book about farm animals. A video...
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African Animals Worksheet - Practice Counting

For Students Pre-K - 1st
For this African animals counting worksheet, students practice their math skills as they count the number of giraffes and then circle the appropriate numbers.
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Plant or Animal?

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Teach your class about the necessities of life using the book Tillena Lou's Day in the Sun. After a teacher-read-aloud, young scholars make puppets depicting different plants and animals from the story and illustrating the habitat in...
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Rainforest Animals

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Who lives in the rainforest? Explore the different animals of the rainforest with a presentation full of vivid pictures. Each slide uses a common sentence frame to discuss which animals one might find in the rainforest.
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The Most Venomous Animals in the World

For Students 9th - 12th
The king cobra has enough venom to bring down an adult elephant. Video begins with a brief explanation of what venom is before exploring the most venomous animal in the world. It continues with examples of many venomous animals, how they...
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My Animal's Name Is:

For Students K - 4th
How can others help when we're feeling strong emotions? Help your learners express how they feel by naming and drawing an animal who feels a certain emotion. They write in the emotion and then describe why the animal feels that way, as...
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Why Do Animals Have Such Different Lifespans?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Is it true that larger animals have longer lifespans than smaller animals? Does an animal's habitat help shape the length of its life? And does the ability to adapt and evolve allow living things to expand their lifespans? Watch a video...
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The Surprising Reasons Animals Play Dead

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Many animals have methods of surviving. But did you know that opossums are not the only animals known for "playing opossum"? Watch a video that explains the unique survival techniques and behaviors of animals, including tonic immobility...
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Animals

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
For every human in the world, there are one million ants! The instructor shows the phylogenetic tree of animals and where they stand compared to other organisms. The video then focuses on vertebrates and invertebrates, exploring what...
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Word Exercises with Zoo Animals

For Teachers 3rd
In this word exercises with zoo animals worksheet, 3rd graders match 6 animals with descriptions, then solve a crossword puzzle with 6 clues.
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Researching Polar Animals

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read the questions about polar animals and use the Internet to perform a search for the answers to the questions. They click on the blue links to go to the particular website with the answers and then print off their sheet.
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Rainforest Animals

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Kids go through each slide and name all the animals that live in the rainforest. This depicts ten rainforest animals, and six that live elsewhere. Perfect for little ones just learning about the rainforest.
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Rainforest Animals and Plant Life in the Amazon Jungle

For Teachers 6th - 12th
See how the animals and plants of the rainforest are perfectly adapted to each other and their lush environment. This is a short clip from a longer BBC special but works well on its own when used to show environmental interdependence.
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Animales de la Granja/Farm Animals

For Students 4th - 8th
Practice vocabulary with cows, sheep, and more! Pupils match each Spanish word to a drawing of a farm animal, writing the word underneath the picture. A basic resource useful for a warm-up for a homework assignment. Tip: Allow kids to...
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ACTIVITY 6: MAKE A FOSSIL MOLD AND CAST and ACTIVITY 7: HOW BIG WERE PREHISTORIC ANIMALS?

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Instructions for two terrific ancient history lessons for your primary paleontologists are provided in this resource. The first involves the creation of fossil cast replicas using plaster of Paris. The directions are detailed, but the...
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2nd Grade - Act. 27: How Animals Prepare for Winter

For Teachers 2nd
What do animals do during the winter? Second graders will discover that some animals migrate and other hibernate during the winter. Using "How and Why Animals Prepare for Winter," by Elaine Pascoe, they will discuss and create a drawing...
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Arctic Animals

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Discover the coldest animals in the world with a lesson about the Arctic habitat. Kids use a glossary and information sheet about animals found in the Arctic Circle to complete several activities, including tracking the lemming...
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Made from Animals

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Here is a terrific lesson plan for elementary schoolers on products that come from animals. In it, pupils discover that we get a lot more than just food from animals. After a class discussion and teacher-led demonstration, learners...

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