Animal Unit (Habitats, Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians, Birds, Fish, Insects)

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Animal Unit for Grade 2!

Students love learning about the animal families through this unit! This booklet includes 74 pages of enjoyable activities using easy to understand language. These lessons are taught through learning about animal groups: Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fish, Birds, Insects. Activities integrate Language Art concepts making the science lessons comprehensive. The unit includes all the worksheets I use to teach my animal unit.

Activities Included:

1) Animal Habitats

  • Water lands
  • Grasslands
  • Deserts
  • Arctic and Antarctic
  • Forests
  • Review sorting activity

2) Animal Classifications/Families - each family has its own section

  • Mammals:
    • Overview on what mammals have in common
    • Which Animal are Mammals activity
    • Mammal Order (Alphabetical order)
    • All About Bears
    • Hibernation
    • Endangered Giant Panda

  • Amphibians:
    • Overview on what amphibians have in common
    • All About Frogs
    • Frog Stages
    • Life Cycle of a Frog ordering

  • Reptiles:
    • Overview on what reptiles have in common
    • All About Chameleons, Camouflage
    • Chameleon coloring sheet
    • Rhyming Reptiles (writing couplet poems using reptiles)
    • True and False about Reptiles

  • Birds:
    • Overview on what birds have in common
    • Bird Match, Migration
    • Migrate or Hibernate
    • Canada Geese Adjective Hunt
    • Peacock coloring sheet
    • All About Penguins
    • My Bird (Students design their own bird)

  • Fish:
    • Overview on what fish have in common
    • Fishy waters fill in letters activity
    • Shark Adjective Hunt
    • All About Seahorses
    • Seahorse Body Parts Sort
    • Fish of My Own

  • Insects:
    • Overview on what insects have in common
    • Insect Parts
    • Ladybug Adjective Hunt
    • All About Honeybees
    • Honeybee Life Cycle
    • Types of Honey bees
    • Life cycle of butterflies

3) Animal Family Posters

4) Definition Flap Book for the animal families

** Note: Migration, Hibernation, Endangered Animals, Camouflage, and Animal life cycles activities throughout the unit.

*** The unit discusses Canada Geese when talking about migration. This is great for Canadian teachers but other teachers can easily use it as well!

I hope you enjoy them as much as my students did! Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions!

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