Are your students familiar with the places and issues presented in the novel, A Long Walk to Water? If not, this activity offers a great way for them to become more familiar with the Akobo Desert, and the waterborne illnesses mentioned in the storylines of the book while practicing their researching
Animal Research is so much fun!
This download is designed for students to choose an animal from either the Ocean, Rainforest, Desert, or Arctic habitat.
*A foldable for students to record their learning on. Focuses on the animal's name, classification, habitat, appearance, and facts.
If your science word wall has too many words, and not enough space to post them all, consider using this Animal Picture Dictionary instead.
Give your students access to 175 pictures of some of the most commonly-used words encountered during animal study units. Words range from "arctic tundra" to "
This interactive winter themed lab allows students to research a winter biome, create and decorate an origami “ice cube” and present their finding to the class. Approximately two to three class periods in length. As a point of reference I teach a 50 minute class. I have found three class periods eno
Don't just teach your gifted/talented middle school students about research and creative writing....STRAND them in the Amazonian Rainforest or the Sonoran Desert!
Students will select a stranded scenario, and then use research skills to learn more about the region and how to care for a group member