Animal Habitats Unit: Savannah, Grasslands Woodlands, Desert, Tundra, Rainforest

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2nd - 4th, Homeschool
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Learning about animal habitats has never been so much fun! In this pack you'll find 10 passages with scenes for students to color and connect to the information and organizers for each habitat. There are colorful habitat photo posters and writing activities too! Your students will love learning all about these 10 unique habitats with informative and fun pack!

This pack includes an introduction to 10 different habitats with passages, cover page, vocabulary posters, and a variety of hands-on student activities.

The habitats included in this packet are:

  • Oceans
  • Grasslands
  • Savannas
  • Wetlands
  • Deserts
  • Woodlands
  • Polar Regions
  • Mountain Regions
  • Tundra
  • Rainforest

Go Digital--A Digital Version of This Unit is Now Available:

A Digital Version of this unit for Google Classroom is available here.

This pack includes many interactive activities and learning opportunities for students including:

✔Reading passages about 10 habitats

✔Habitats Organizers (10)--one for each habitat

✔Anticipatory Set with True/False Questions

✔Habitats Booklet Cover Page

✔Vocabulary Posters

✔Vocabulary Flip Flaps

✔Mystery Flaps

✔Which Habitat is it? (A Fun Gallery Walk Activity)

✔Writing Prompt

✔Great for Core Knowledge

✔Common Core Aligned

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There are 3 main activities:


Introduce the vocabulary words with the real-life photo posters included. You could post these posters around the classroom and have students travel around to match up and define the words in their flip flaps or use as a center activity. These posters make an excellent bulletin board display in a snap!


Next, have students read the informational articles about the different habitats. The articles are written with questions and scenes for students to connect and color. Pages can be stapled at the top to make one large booklet or be cut in half to create a mini-booklet.

Hands-on Activities:

There are several creative hands-on activities in this Habitats product:

*Which Habitat Would You Want to Live? -- drawing and prediction activity.

*Writing Prompt: “Which habitat would you want to live in and why?”

*Venn Diagram to Compare and Contrast Habitats

*Habitats Research Organizers (10): Have students work individually or with partners to research one habitat and complete the organizers included. Then they could present it to the class or to use the organizers as study guides.

*Habitats Mystery Flaps Activity: Have students cut out flaps and glue inside their Science notebooks. Next, color the animal on the front and decide where that animal belongs? Which habitat would you find that animal? Underneath the flap, tell the habitat and why you think that animal belongs there.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Make a claim about the merit of a solution to a problem caused when the environment changes and the types of plants and animals that live there may change. Examples of environmental changes could include changes in land characteristics, water distribution, temperature, food, and other organisms. Assessment is limited to a single environmental change. Assessment does not include the greenhouse effect or climate change.
Use evidence to construct an explanation for how the variations in characteristics among individuals of the same species may provide advantages in surviving, finding mates, and reproducing. Examples of cause and effect relationships could be plants that have larger thorns than other plants may be less likely to be eaten by predators; and, animals that have better camouflage coloration than other animals may be more likely to survive and therefore more likely to leave offspring.
Make observations of plants and animals to compare the diversity of life in different habitats. Emphasis is on the diversity of living things in each of a variety of different habitats. Assessment does not include specific animal and plant names in specific habitats.
Construct an argument with evidence that in a particular habitat some organisms can survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all. Examples of evidence could include needs and characteristics of the organisms and habitats involved. The organisms and their habitat make up a system in which the parts depend on each other.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.


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