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COMPARING ZOO ANIMALS; TIGERS, GIRAFFES, & ZEBRAS-LESSONS AND ART

COMPARING ZOO ANIMALS; TIGERS, GIRAFFES, & ZEBRAS-LESSONS AND ART
COMPARING ZOO ANIMALS; TIGERS, GIRAFFES, & ZEBRAS-LESSONS AND ART
COMPARING ZOO ANIMALS; TIGERS, GIRAFFES, & ZEBRAS-LESSONS AND ART
COMPARING ZOO ANIMALS; TIGERS, GIRAFFES, & ZEBRAS-LESSONS AND ART
COMPARING ZOO ANIMALS; TIGERS, GIRAFFES, & ZEBRAS-LESSONS AND ART
COMPARING ZOO ANIMALS; TIGERS, GIRAFFES, & ZEBRAS-LESSONS AND ART
COMPARING ZOO ANIMALS; TIGERS, GIRAFFES, & ZEBRAS-LESSONS AND ART
COMPARING ZOO ANIMALS; TIGERS, GIRAFFES, & ZEBRAS-LESSONS AND ART
Product Description
This zoo themed literacy and science lesson plans focus on comparing tigers, zebras and giraffes. There are detailed zoo animals lesson plans to teach similarities and differences between tigers, zebras and giraffes. The lesson plans offer whole group instruction, independent work and collaboration. The tools are also presented in various forms such as cards or posters to print and use as well as via PowerPoint to present on the board (low prep).

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THIS LESSON PLAN IS A SAMPLE EXTRACT ( 1 out of 20 lesson plans) INCLUDED IN MY ZOO MEGA PACK

TO SEE ALL MY ZOO RELATED ACTIVITIES PLEASE CLICK HERE

Lesson plan Learning Objectives (Common Core)

• CCSS.SL.K.1– Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about kindergarten topics
• CCSS.SL.K.6– Speak audibly and express thoughts, feelings, and ideas clearly
• CCSS.SL.K.5– Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions to provide additional detail
• CCSS.SL.K.4– Describe familiar people, places, things and events (*in this case– zoo animals) and with
prompt and support provide additional detail


Learning Objectives
• To explore in more depth the physical characteristics of giraffes, zebras and tigers.
• To draw comparisons between the physical characteristics and traits of giraffes, zebras and tigers.
• To understand that the marks (skin colors) of giraffes, zebras and tigers are unique to each individual animal and that no two animals from the same species will have the exact same marks.
• To draw a connection between animal prints and people (finger prints)- Just like animals have uniqueprints so do people– no two people share the same finger prints.
• To explore in more depth the skin prints of giraffes, tigers and zebras
• To understand that the marks (skin colors) of giraffes, zebras and tigers are unique to each individual animal and that no two animals from the same species will have the exact same marks.
• To draw a connection between animal prints and people (finger prints)- Just like animals have unique prints so do people– no two people share the same finger prints *except identical twins

Materials included in this package:

• 2 days of lesson plans that can be extended depending on your teaching blocks
• 1 x giraffes, zebras and tigers comparison visual poster
• 1 x Zebra information poster; my appearance, my food, my community, my habitat, and threats
• 1 x Giraffe information poster; my appearance, my food, my community, my habitat, and threats
• 1 x tiger information poster; my appearance, my food, my community, my habitat, and threats
• 1 x Zebras are, can, have, need visual poster

• 1 x Tigers are, can, have, need visual poster
• 1 x Giraffes are, can, have, need visual poster
1 x Tigers are, can, have, need differentiated art activity
1 x Giraffes are, can, have, need differentiated art activity
1 x Zebras are, can, have, need differentiated art activity
• 52 x pictorial information strips and 3 headings (tigers, zebras, giraffes) to use on pocket chart, magnetic board or carpet for students to sort characteristics under the animals
• 1 x powerpoint with the same information cards presented as an interactive board tool where students can drag and drop the characteristic strips under the correct animal
• 1 x powerpoint with different types of zebra, giraffe and tiger animal prints for students to draw visual comparisons and discuss similarities and differences
• 4 x different zebra skin print cards to cut and laminate for centers or small group activities
• 4 x different giraffe skin print cards to cut and laminate for centers or small group activities
• 4 x different tiger skin print cards to cut and laminate for centers or small group activities
• 3 x human finger print cards showing a whirl, arch and loop type of print
• 2 x fingerprint investigation worksheets (differentiated)
• 1 x “look what my fingerprints can do” worksheet to be used as art with paint or ink for students to make animals and pictures using their fingerprints
• 8 x “look what my fingerprints can do” worksheets showing animals- differentiated for younger students to use with paint or ink pads to color the animals using their fingerprints.

I am very happy to work with everyone. If you have any concerns or comments regarding this teaching tool, please contact me at marcellemariani@gmail.com before leaving negative or low ratings and I will ensure you are 100% satisfied.
All the best
Marcelle


Tiger art activity, zebra art activity, giraffe art activity, zoo animal comparison lesson plans, zoo lesson plans for kindergarten and grade 1



Total Pages
60 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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