NEWLY UPDATED July 2017
This packet will help your kindergarten and first grade students learn, understand, and practice using the science terms used when talking about a bat. It also will provide you with resources to make your unit come to life. By integrating science and non-fiction into your language lessons, you not only create an enthusiasm in your students, but you can create the "hook" you need to engage even the most reluctant learners.
This packet includes many resources including: fully written out 5-E lesson plans, 3- part cards, pocket chart cards, (both featuring high quality pictures) student vocabulary books, center activities, posters, recording pages, science activities/projects, and so much more!
In using this pack, students will meet these objectives:
-Students will learn that bats are nocturnal.
-Students will learn where bats live.
-Students will learn about a bat’s anatomy.
-Students will learn facts about bats.
-Students will learn about echolocation.
-Students will learn about bat adaptations.
-Students will become familiar with a few vocabulary words: pup, nocturnal, echolocation, adaptation, colony, roost, cave, habitat, diet, micro bat, mega bat.
There are many opportunities for your students to use this engaging topic to research and write about what they are learning. The packet includes activities, recording pages, mini books, activities, and more!
The 5-E lesson plans included are:
1. Bats are nocturnal.
2. Parts of a bat— bat adaptations.
3. Different types of bats— How big can they get?
4. Students will use observations to describe what bats need to survive.
5. How can we help the bats?
(These lesson plans are aligned to the NGSS standards as well as the TEKS.)
All lessons are presented in the 5-E format. (engage, explore, explain, elaborate, evaluate) They are written out step by step! Each lesson also comes with beautiful pictures and engaging activities to help your children understand the objectives in a hands-on way. Many of the lessons also contain links to videos and resources to use while teaching the lesson!
Your students will LOVE these lessons.
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