Your students will have so much fun with this adaptations unit! There is a wide variety of graphic organizers and fun activities that will get your students excited about science. Inside you'll find:
-6 vocabulary posters (physical adaptations, behavioral adaptations, camouflage, hibernation, migr
Animals: Adaptations, Food Chains and Habitats
Animal Vocabulary Cards, Assessments and Activities: Fun & engaging resources to supplement your Animals Unit!
Vocabulary Cards – use as a word wall, matching game, sorting activity, flashcards or a fun "Quiz, Quiz, Trade" game. The cards include
This product contains 6 interactive learning activities (27 pages total) focused on the specific physical adaptations of various animals. Featured animals include: camel, polar bear, cheetah, woodpecker, giraffe, and platypus. For each animal, students will read an included article about its physi
Learning about Animal Adaptations & Animal Habitats has never been so much fun! In this pack you'll find 15 passages, comprehension and connection activities, vocabulary posters, case studies on giraffes, camels, and dolphins, writing activities, and so much more! You will love this kid-friendl
Animals, Animals, Animals!
Save BIG on these amazing Animals resources! Students love learning about animals. This BUNDLE focuses on physical and behavioral adaptations, food chains and habitats. These fun and meaningful, high interest materials will keep your students engaged and interested throu
The Feature Creature template was designed as a strategy for visual learners to make connections in reporting organizationally from an animal to the needs for survival of that species.
Animal Adaptations Feature Creature is printed on 11x17 inch paper and designed so that after it is three hole punc
Learning about Animal Adaptations has never been so much fun! In this BUNDLE you'll find 15 passages, vocabulary posters, a slideshow presentation, organizers, comprehension and connection activities, writing activities, case studies on camels, dolphins, giraffes, gorillas, and so much more! Your st
"Animal Adaptations" includes everything you’ll need to teach your students how animals use their adaptations to survive. After learning about animals’ physical features and behaviors, students will create trading cards to showcase their learning. Best of all, this research project can be used over
This printable animal adaptations bingo game includes 16 vocabulary words that match most state's science standards. Students write the vocabulary words in random order on their bingo form. Clue cards with definitions are included along with complete instructions. Great for review before assessment.
Get ready to engineer your own frog!
Students choose cards in order to engineer a new species of frog that meets the requirements of each card! Once their frogs are engineered, students need to complete an informational report about this new species of frog! This is a great, integrated activity p
This complete unit comes with everything you need to teach plant and animal adaptations to your fourth or fifth graders! Integrates all subject areas!
The material covers:
• Basic Needs
• Structural Adaptations including adaptations of leaves, bird beaks, camouflage, mimicry, and muc
This is a set of four experiment lab reports to help your students form a better understanding of how different behavioral and physical adaptations help an animal to survive in its environment.
This set includes the following investigations:
Let’s Investigate Bear Blubber: In this experiment stude
Animal Adaptations: These EIGHT partner plays are intended to be used as fluency-building activities that 4th-5th students can do with a partner.
It comes with a BONUS recording sheet. After reading the scripts, students answer the comprehension questions that accompany each script.
Animal Adaptations Task Cards - Set of 32 Science Brain Builders
This set of 32 “Animal Adaptations Task Cards” gets kids thinking about how animals are adapted for their environment. Several of these animal adaptation task cards match key concepts and vocabulary that are part of many states’
Animal Adaptations "Busy Beaks" Fun Hands On STEM Investigation Activity
This hands on “Busy Beaks” activity is a fun way for students to learn about animal adaptations. Students test four different types of “beaks” to learn how birds are adapted to their environment.
This hands on investigatio
Let’s go on an adventure! Each science unit in the bundle includes interactive notebooks, lots of engaging activities, printables, and 100% editable PowerPoint. 3 units: Animal Adaptions, Food chains / Food Webs, and Biomes / Habitats.
Topics Include: Physical and Behavioral Ada
This is a cut-and-paste booklet to supplement your animal adaptations unit. It provides a quick and easy way to see what students know and can be used as independent work or assessment.
• Definition of animal adaptations and their purposes
• Definitions of physical and behavior adaptation
Animal Adaptations Project: This differentiated science and writing project is a fun way to assess understanding of your study of environments/biomes and animal adaptations. Students will choose an environment and create an animal
(or adapt an existing one) to survive in the new environment.
Fun and engaging extension activities for your Animals Unit! Students will love learning about Animal Adaptations, Food Chains and Habitats with sorts, graphic organizers, Venn diagrams, Interactive Notebook activities, animal riddles, PLUS an exciting "I Have, Who Has?" review game!
Whole group, p
Here's a money-saving bundle of my animal adaptations science readers. It includes:
-Rainforest Animal Adaptations
-Ocean Animal Adaptations
-Desert Animal Adaptations
-Arctic Animal Adaptations
-African Savanna Animal Adaptations
-Woodland/Forest Animal Adaptations
The last page of these little b
THIRTY THREE Lessons of Nonfiction Informational Text, hands-on Literacy in Science activities, and TWENTY ONE Interactive Notebook assignments to teach students about the Structural and Behavioral Adaptations of Vertebrates and Invertebrates.
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What kinds of adaptations do snakes have? Did you know that there is a snake that will play dead to confuse its prey? This package is a TERRIFIC resource for reading informational text, writing about reading, adding details to writing, vocabulary studying, using non-fiction text features, hands-on
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This resource includes 3 adapted books - all animal themed! These books work on the essential skills of making choices, building vocabulary, and identifying items based on an feature, habitat, or sound. Each page follows a similar routine and is interactive. This book has 12 pages each with a clue
Engage your class in an exciting hands-on experience learning all about animal adaptations! This resource is perfect for science in Preschool, Pre-K, Kindergarten, First Grade, and Second Grade classrooms and packed full of inviting science activities.
Students will learn about what animal adaptati
Benchmark Advance is a brand-new, comprehensive English Reading/Language Arts program. The program is built to address key shifts in curriculum and instruction to meet the demands of the new standards.
Rigorous, integrated reading, writing, speaking, and listening instruction meets the needs of di
Explore the magic and wonder of our natural world with this plant and animal adaptations unit complete with assessment! Information sheets, interactive activities, reading comprehension, research based tasks, QR Code fun and more!
Included in this pack are a wide range of activities and resources
This resource contains five informational reading passages about animal adaptations. It was made for the NGSS 3-LS2 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics. It covers the following animals in the the following ecosystems:
Collared Lizard - desert
Clownfish - ocean
Arctic Fox - arctic tund
This project is both a writing and science project geared for 3rd and 4th graders. It can be used as a final assessment after an ecosystem, habitat, animal adaptation, or life science unit. Is nice to have the support of your school librarian for research time slots, but can easily be done in the cl
Students will demonstrate their knowledge of animal adaptations and habitats by creating a unique animal. This file includes a checklist with a list of vocabulary words for students to use in their animal description and drawing. Also included is a page for students to draw their animals and write a
A 900 slide PowerPoint presentation with built-in activities, class notes, review games, video links, academic links, quizzes, two page homework, one page follow along classwork sheet, lesson notes, answer key, 125 slide review game at the end of the lesson bundle and much more are included.
A big fat pack of animal adaptations for a lovely adventure. Topics Include: Physical and Behavioral Adaptations, Instinctive and Learned Behaviors, Camouflage, Mimicry, Chemical Defenses, Body Coverings and Parts, Hibernation, and Migration
Printables / Worksheets (answer keys included):
What are the Animals Doing? - Preschool and Autism Adapted Book and Activities - Present Progressive Verbs
This pack contains multiple activities to teach children to answer "what" questions using present progressive (-ing) verbs. It also includes an activity for answering "who" questions.
A mini science project: design an imaginary animal with specific adaptations that will help the animal to survive in a specified imaginary habitat.
A fun project that we did as part of our Rainforest unit - I used it as a formative assessment to see what my students had learned about animal adaptat
This NEW AND UPDATED packet, suitable for students in grades 3 - 6, will make a great add-on to your science curriculum on Animals! It includes:
- A concise description of behavioral and physical animal adaptations, including definitions for important terms like migration, hibernation, camouf
Your students will love this integrated science and literacy unit in which they use close reading strategies to learn about animal adaptations. Students will learn how adaptations are essential for the survival of all living things through the reading of literature, poetry, nonfiction texts, and onl
No-prep, Animals Adaptations, Ecosystems and Habitats Interactive Notebook!, a complete unit with thorough lessons, vocabulary, response activities, writing activities, and assessments. This is an easy, engaging way to teach students about these important science concepts. Print and go science le
These paired passages include a nonfiction passage about animal adaptations and a nonfiction passage about plant adaptations as well as close reading activities. The passages would be a great supplement for teaching about plant and animal adaptations in your science lessons. Pick and choose what clo
A little coloring book that teaches about adaptations in desert animals. Animals included are an ostrich, a scorpion, a camel, a gecko, a meerkat, a jackrabbit, a desert tortoise, and a fennec fox.
The last page is interactive so the kids can write and illustrate their own page.
You can buy this i
Animal Adaptations: This animal adaptations booklet is a fun hands on activity for students to use in their interactive notebooks. Students may research different facts about each type of animal adaptation and write what they find on the provided blank lines. This booklet also doubles as a coloring
This is a very brief PowerPoint that will introduce students to the idea of Animal Adaptations. It also includes a worksheet with pictures of various animal adaptations that can help animals survive.
Please look to the notes box for some notes to help you with the lesson.
This Nature Scavenger Hu
Test your students' knowledge of plant and animal adaptations with these task cards.
Questions cover behavioral and physical adaptations. Students will identify type of adaptations, function of adaptations, and specific adaptations for certain animals and plants.
Includes 24 task cards, recording
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Plant Adaptations and Informational Reading Passages and Animal Adaptation Informational Readings and Activities. There are five informational reading passages about plant adaptations and five informational passages about animals adaptations
This over 30 slide highly interactive power point includes the different aspects of adaptations. Students will love the custom animations and vibrant photographs. The power point covers migration, hibernation, trait, and instinct among others. It is designed as a lecture, but has several interactiv
Animal Adaptations in Winter task cards, pass game
15 information cards about how animals adapt in the winter are included. Students need to read the information and determine if the animal adapts and stays active, hibernates or migrates. There are also several options under staying active to choose
Wacky Animal Adaptations Webquest Reading Research Activity Common Core
Do you know which deer has fangs? Have you ever heard of an insect that shoots out a boiling liquid? Your students will have fun learning about wacky animal adaptations that they've probably never seen in this webquest. This
This is an adapted work to practice identifying the attributes of color, size, quantity, and animals. The book has 6 pages with 3 groups on each page - so 18 total groups of items. The student will match the corresponding pictures to answer the questions - How Many?, What Color?, What Size? and What
This reader's theater provides a fun way to dive into animal adaptations! The story analyzes the difference between structural and behavioral adaptations and how these help animals to survive. Many animal examples are provided as well as an explanation of inherited traits and learned behaviors. Stud
This is the directions, center cards, and record sheet for 8 Animal Adaptation Stations using simple tools for students to explore what is best for animals to use. For example, a log with rice on it, to represent bugs. Students have 3 tools (tweezers, fishnet, nutcracker/pliers). They must determine
This is a flap book perfect for science interactive notebooks. This covers the topics of Plant and Animal Adaptations - hibernation, migration, camouflage, and dormancy.
I created this for my Virginia 2nd graders when we study Virginia Science SOL 2.7a but I'm sure that many other states cover the
This is a research based project for your students to learn more about adaptations. The students will get to choose if they want to research a plant or an animal, then they get to choose which plant or animal to research. They love getting to choose!
This project includes:
- a basic fact sheet for
Assess how well your students understand animal adaptations with this simple review matching activity.
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