ANIMAL REPORT: RAINFOREST ANIMALS: INFORMATIVE WRITING

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ANIMAL REPORT: RAINFOREST ANIMALS: INFORMATIVE WRITING

Have your students write Informational Reports on 20 rainforest animals! These flipbooks scaffold the structural components of an Informational Report at each stage of the writing process. This resource can be used as a stand-alone flipbook or in an interactive notebook.

What’s Included:
✓ EDITABLE Flipbook templates (2-7) in blackline to print.
✓ Self-editing checklist
✓ Peer-editing checklist
✓ Teacher Marking Rubric x 4 formats
✓ Writing sheets x 4 styles

PARTS OF THE FLIPBOOK

COVER : 20 cover options (not editable) featuring rainforest animals. Students can pick the cover depending on what rainforest animal is under study.

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The following rainforest animals are featured:
Anteater, Blue Morpho Butterfly, Capybara, Cara Ibis, Chameleon, Humming Bird, Jaguar, Leaf Cutter, Monkey, Panther, Parrot, Piranha, Rhinoceros Beetle, Sloth, Tapir, Tarsier, Tiger, Toucan, Tree Boa, Tree Frog

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EDITABLE TEMPLATES (2 – 7)
The seven sections of the flipbook below are EDITABLE. Simply, type inside text to edit content and save as a PDF file.

INTRODUCTION:
weight, length, family, and group of rainforest animal. Students may also write a brief description.

HABITAT x 2 : location in the world. A world map is included to mark the location.

DIET : food the rainforest animal eats to survive. There is place for illustration.

LIFE CYCLE: the breeding seasons and habits.

BEHAVIOR: the physical and behavioral adaptations that enable the rainforest animal to survive in its environment.

INTERESTING FACTS: other amazing facts that would sum up the Informational Report.

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Separate sheets featuring Australian/U.K. Spellings in Rubrics and Checklists.

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How to assemble:
You can choose either of the three options.

→ Print out the templates in blackline. Cut around each template and assemble from smallest template to largest template. Have students color in cover page. Staple at top tab for flipbook or glue descending order in notebook.

→ Print out the templates on cardstock (different colors). Cut around each template and assemble. Attach at top.

** Have students refer to books, websites, and videos on the specific rainforest animal to record information.


Suggested use:
Have students collect information in their flipbook on the rainforest animal under study. This could also serve as their draft where they could use the self-editing and peer-editing checklists to edit. Finally have students publish on given writing sheets or type out content from draft observing corrections. The sections pertaining to habitat, diet, life-cycle, and behavior can make-up the Body of the Report and 1-2 interesting facts to conclude the Informational Report.

These Rainforest Animal flipbooks are sure to make an interesting bulletin board display. Wish you and your students a successful academic year.

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ANIMAL RESEARCH MEGA BUNDLE

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ANIMAL REPORT: RAINFOREST ANIMALS: INFORMATIVE WRITING
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ANIMAL REPORT: RAINFOREST ANIMALS: INFORMATIVE WRITING
ANIMAL REPORT: RAINFOREST ANIMALS: INFORMATIVE WRITING