How to Play:
Pretend you are taking a trip to the zoo. Your teacher wants you to go from cage to cage describing the animals! Grab the “Describing Animals” Visual Aid and start exploring!
-Review the “Describing Animals” visual aid with your students
-Hang each Animal in their cage around the room and have students go from cage to cage describing the animals!
-Each student will fill out the describing graphic organizer about animals
-The students will then read their descriptions (clues) out loud and the group members or therapist will guess which animal they visited.
There is also a Venn diagram visual and practice sheet provided for students to use after activity.
Game board also included for students to describe animals for each of their turns.
Visual aid with all animals is included if child needs visual cues for the inferencing activity
12 animals: Polar Bear, Grizzly Bear, Penguin, Flamingo, Tiger, Lion, Zebra, Giraffe, Hippo, Elephant, Monkey, Alligator
One “Describing Animals (Descriptions) Visual
One “Describing Animals” graphic organizer
1 record sheet for up to 3 animals
12 pet pictures (cut on dotted line)
Visual Aid with all animals
Compare/Contrast Visual Aid
Blank Venn Diagram