This product provides students the opportunity to learn about the biomes of the world in a hands-on, engaging puzzle matching activity. After students match all the biome puzzle pieces together, they can complete one of three different activities based on their ability level. Each puzzle set includes the definition of the biome, where it is located, as well as animals and plants found in the biome. This would make a perfect center activity that requires very little prep!
Biomes included: temperate forest, rain forest, desert, polar region, wetlands, and the ocean
Puzzle pieces include pictures for your struggling readers!
Level 1 Activity: Biome Riddles! Students read and trace the key information in the riddle to identify the correct biome. There are riddles for each biome in this product.
Level 2 Activity: Biome Posters! Students use the information from the puzzle pieces to complete a poster about the biome of their choice. Students must record the missing information correctly on their poster and remember to put periods at the end of each sentence. There are posters for each biome in this product.
Level 3 Activity: Biome Writing! Students choose a biome and use the information from the puzzle pieces to complete a graphic organizer. Students can use their graphic organizer to write an informative paragraph about their biome. The graphic organizer and writing template are color coded to include an introduction sentence, details about the biome, and a conclusion sentence. Also included is a transition word reference sheet.
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