Australian Animals

Grade Levels
K - 2nd
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100 pages
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  1. This is an animal research companion bundle is sure to make researching and writing about different animals fun for your students! Use as a whole group activity, literacy centers or writing centers. Use these resources with any book or video you have in your classroom about the animals included in
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This research companion and literacy activity pack is great for kindergarten, first, or second graders to study about animals of Australia and New Zealand. The included graphic organizers, writing pages, and literacy activities can be used with any book or video you have in your classroom about animals of the outback!

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Includes web, can have are, writing pages with 2 line sizes, 1/4 page clipart vocab card, and full page photograph vocabulary card for each of the following Australian animals:










Also includes pages for the Kiwi Bird which is a uniquely New Zealand bird.

Also includes:

Abc order, match name to animal (and unscramble version for differrentiation), cut and glue animal name mix up, sentence scramble, mini fact book with cut and glue pictures to write about animals, cut and glue animals to glue on large paper to create and write about a habitat picture, and 2 versions of a MATH roll and color with Australian theme.

Recently Added- Animal Research Guide. Landscape format with one page for each animal (offered in 2 line sizes) with a cover and table of contents.

This is a .zip file with 2 PDF files inside. Please be sure you have the ability to open .zip files and PDF files before purchasing this resource.

While this resource was designed for students K-2, certain components (like the graphic organizers and writing pages) can also be used with older students.

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Total Pages
100 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
With prompting and support, identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.
Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., explore a number of books by a favorite author and express opinions about them).


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