Bats and Owls: An Informational Unit for Primary Grades-- Informative Slideshow (Let’s Compare and Contrast…Owls and Bats), Anchor Charts, Writing Materials, Activities, and Printables!
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In this set you will find an Owls and Bats PowerPoint slideshow along with many anchor charts and printables that are designed to provide a rich and exciting learning experience for your primary students as they learn about these nocturnal animals!
This set is designed to enrich your teaching of bats and owls or to supplement your nocturnal animals unit. It includes information about bats and owls individually and materials that will facilitate lessons on comparing and contrasting. It also includes thematic printables which will allow you to integrate language arts with your science theme.
Contents (2 files zipped together):
“Let’s Compare and Contrast…Owls and Bats” Informational Slideshow with Photographs (30 Slides)
This 30 slide presentation includes many beautiful photographs that illustrate important concepts about owls and bats. You can use this slideshow as you would a non-fiction book. Read it to your class to build up their knowledge base to make your other activities more meaningful. Younger children may need to view this presentation in multiple sittings. Pages 18-29 of the slideshow are a review of the information presented in the previous pages. These pages are written with simpler text so students can practice reading aloud.
PDF File (Bats and Owls Unit)
This set includes vocabulary posters, word wall cards, owl and bat labeled diagrams, anchor chart headings, graphic organizers, writing paper with a variety of line types, two vocabulary stagger books, and differentiated reading passages with comprehension questions.
5-12 Vocabulary Posters (hibernate, nocturnal, mammal, bird, camouflage, predator, prey, echolocation)
13-15 Word Wall Cards (bat, owl, owlet, pup, wing, beak, feather, fur, night)
16-17 Owl and Bat Diagrams (with labels)
18-19 KWL Anchor Charts (owls, bats)
20-33 Owls, Bats “Can, Have, Are” Chart and Writing Materials
34-36 Owl/Bat Venn Diagram – Chart Materials and Individual Printable with sample
37-38 Vocabulary Stagger Books: Owls, Bats
39-44 Differentiated Owls and Bats Passages with Comprehension Questions
45-74 Duplicate Slides from PowerPoint Presentation: Let’s Compare and Contrast…Owls and Bats
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keywords: bats, owls, nocturnal animals, comparison, fall, autumn