This is a mini-unit designed to help you guide your students in exploration of different habitats around our world. The habitats highlighted in this product are:lakes/ponds, grasslands, oceans, polar regions, rainforests, and rivers. The activities and projects are geared towards 2nd grade, but can be easily modified to suit 1st or 3rd grade.
1 whole group introductory printable
1 partner or small group discovery activity
1 individual or center activity
1 individual or center writing activity
1 concluding whole group or small group activity
My students (in small groups) dove deep into one habitat and completed all these activities with their habitat in mihnd, At the end of our unit, they taught the rest of the class all they learned about their habitat. It was a fantastic cooperative learning experience!
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