Habitat Activities - Trading Cards For Habitat Research Project

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I love the concise information for each of the habitats. Great for students learning this information.
I've used this resource for research and it was very easy for the students to read and use. I have a lot of animal lovers this year, so they've even asked to read them during recess!
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  1. ✍ Take the challenge out of teaching informational report writing to kids. Use these no-prep differentiated writing templates and habitat trading cards to help your students practice informative writing and write information reports on habitats. ✍☀️☀️ New! EASEL Activity added. ☀️☀️The habitat trading c
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✍ Make report writing fun with trading cards. Your students can use the trading cards to learn about habitats and help them write awesome habitat research reports.

The Habitats Trading Cards are available in two versions - printable and digital for Google Slides™ and EASEL. This resource includes BOTH the printable and digital versions.

☀️☀️ New! EASEL Activity added. ☀️☀️

The printable version includes a scavenger hunt and the digital version includes 4 questions that students can answer for each of the 8 habitats.

❤️ Use the trading cards to write HABITAT REPORTS. ❤️


✅ There are 8 trading cards that provide factual information on the following habitats:

  • arctic tundra
  • coral reef
  • desert
  • freshwater
  • ocean
  • savanna
  • tropical rainforest
  • temperate forest

✅ Each trading card includes the following information :

  • location
  • description
  • weather
  • plants
  • animals
  • three fun facts

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Look What Teachers Are Saying About Trading Cards:

❤️ "These are amazing! I used these as one of my library lessons on research. I challenged my students to find 3 more different facts from a second source." - Cathy A.

❤️ "My students loved using these trading cards as a resource when they researched various habitats. They were simple yet detailed. The headings made it easy for my students to find just the fact they needed." - TpT Seller

❤️ "I've used this resource for research and it was very easy for the students to read and use. I have a lot of animal lovers this year, so they've even asked to read them during recess!." - Trina S..

❤️ "These have been wonderful for my learners that struggle to use the internet for research. Thank you." - TpT Seller


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
Develop the topic with facts, definitions, and details.


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